Software Engineering Manager (Java / C++ / C#)

Req ID:  22472

Hoofddorp, NL

Category:  Software Engineering / Development

Engineering teams at Irdeto deliver state of the art security software. As a Software Engineering Manageyou are managing two Agile teams with a strong engineering culture that can help us beat our competition. One of the teams has a pure testing focus, so a quality mindset is an absolute must. We believe in autonomy, taking responsibility and challenging the status quo.


Content Protection Market Unit


The mission of the content protection team is to grow media revenue. We focus on building, delivering and supporting leading fit-for-purpose emerging market- and media solutions for pay media operators and content owners. Innovating with and supporting technology partners is also one of our main responsibilities. 


What you will do


  • You know what is required to build a strong engineering team and what skills you need in your team in order to deliver. You value open communication where ideas can flow and be challenged to come up with the best solution. You foster a professional engineering culture and help engineers to grow their skills.
  • You understand commitment and what it takes for a team to commit. With your software engineering background, you help the team to overcome technical challenges and make the right technical decision. You work closely together with product management to make the right tradeoff between business priorities, quality and delivering on time.
  • You have a good understanding how to deliver high quality software. You will define a quality assurance strategy together with the QA engineers, and guide the team in implementing it. You will help the team build an “automation first” attitude. You work closely together with other development teams to achieve the desired quality for the product.
  • You work closely together with product management, architecture and services to help us to achieve company goals. This requires good communication skills, transparency and accountability.


Who we are looking for


  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science or a related field
  • 7+ years of professional software design and development experience (Java / C++ / C#)
  • 3+ years of experience as a manager or a technical lead for Agile development teams
  • Deep knowledge on quality assurance processes, including test management, reporting and automation.
  • Understanding of Scrum principles and experience with teams working under Scrum
  • Good communication skills and a track record of cross-group/cross-discipline collaboration
  • Strong English verbal and written communications skills


Not a perfect match for the role? Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable and passion goes a long way when we are looking at fit. Diversity is what makes Irdeto great. If your experience is close to what we are looking for, we highly encourage you to apply.


Why join Irdeto?

We are on a mission to build a secure future, where people can embrace connectivity without fear.  Our lives are increasingly connected. At Irdeto, we enable people and companies to experience connectivity effortlessly by protecting them from cyberattacks. Security is the enabler of the connected world we live in. Our solutions and services ensure that you can enjoy the latest video games, the best blockbuster movies and your favorite live events. And it does not stop there; our technology also secures connected transport and IoT connected industries – just to name a few. With 50 years of expertise in security, we protect over 5 billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best known brands.


What do we offer you?

At Irdeto, we know that it is the people who make our company a success. We encourage personal and professional growth and success among our globally diverse workforce by offering:

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits
  • Career and personal development opportunities
  • Flexible working spaces in state of the art offices
  • A focus on collaboration, creativity, health and happiness
  • Working for a truly global company with offices in 15+ countries


With 50 successful years of business innovation behind us, Irdeto is a solid company to join. We are looking for people who are energetic, dynamic and driven to be part of our community.


Welcome to Irdeto!

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