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Want to be part of the team? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

Technical Development Lead for our Digital Studio

  • Location: Belgium, Zaventem
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 24/02/2020
  • Hours: Full-time

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Want to be part of shaping the future?

For over 25 years, Borealis has been a leading provider of polyolefins, base chemicals, and fertilizers. In line with its mission to Keep Discovering, innovative solutions made possible by Borealis are driving the transformation to a more circular economy. With 6.800 employees and operations on five continents, Borealis is an established, global enterprise.To accelerate its digital transformation journey, Borealis built an in-house “Digital Studio” with brand new offices in Zaventem Airport. The goal of this new organization is to identify, select, and utilize disruptive technologies that will bring the company closer to the customer. It is Borealis’ creative and agile enabler to develop smart solutions for their customers and employees leveraging digital technologies.

We are looking for Technical Development Leads to join our Digital Studio!

What will be your role?

In this role, you act as a Technical Lead for a small development team. You will see a large turnover of new projects, from POC’s to MVP’s, and you will be working on multiple projects leveraging many different technologies. Examples of technologies currently in use in the studio include:

  • React/Typescript for progressive web applications and responsive mobile applications.
  • NodeJS and Mulesoft for services and middleaware layers (REST API’s)
  • Azure serverless functions and cloud-native application stacks
  • Containers using Docker and Kubernetes for infrastructure as code and automated deployments
  • We also have projects working with Blockchain, AR/VR, Image Recognition, IoT, AI, Robotics, etc.

You are involved in coaching other developers and challenging them. You are responsible for the design, report to the architect on the architecture, for the delivery of releases and reviewing the developers’ work. You understand and can help with technical analysis, development and delivery of the software components. You play an active role in the practice of the agile principles and use your experience to drive software design for sustainable solutions from an architectural point of view.

Who are we looking for?

You have good knowledge of front and back end technologies. You are well-informed on apparent agile development practices like Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, SCRUM and Test-Driven Development. You know and put to use the CI/CD principles and have a good knowledge of how integrations work with different systems. You also have knowledge about microservice concepts, webservices and system integration. Quality is important to you and you know how to bring this in an inspiring way to your team. You have good people skills and are good in people management, with a strong focus on team delivery rather than individual performance. You are fluent in English and enjoy a diverse work environment.

Our Offer

We offer you an exciting and challenging job in which you can be creative, experiment, conquer new ground and develop solutions in high speed and in the latest technologies! We give you the autonomy and state-of-the-art tools to create innovative solutions for our Borealis and internal customers.

Aside from high job satisfaction, you won´t fall short in terms of financial benefits. You will get an attractive and competitive salary including fringe benefits that will match the background and skills of a successful Technical Lead.

To Apply

Eager to make a difference in the future of Borealis? Please apply online and upload your CV and cover letter. The HR contact person for this position is Maïté Rosez, Talent Acquisition Specialist,

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+32 493170529
Maïté Rosez, Talent Acquisition