LMS Lead - Java Developer

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LMS Lead - Java Developer

With many new and exciting projects underway, Trifork is now looking for passionate and talented people with an interest in educational software, specifically Sakai LMS , combined with an interest in infrastructure as code and java development to  support our customers in our dynamic and growing team in Amsterdam.

Full-time · Netherlands

About you

You enjoy helping Clients run their applications and systems - especially in the Cloud!

- You are interested in the educational domain and Learning Management Systems

- You are interested in how infrastructure works

- You have Java knowledge and are not afraid of frontend work

- You are not afraid of talking to Clients

- You hold a degree in computer science, software engineering or similar.

In addition to this, you're a strong team player who values integrity and honesty. You strive to be the best at what you are doing.

We believe in agility and skills, not suits and lengthy processes

About the job
  • You will take the functional and technical lead of our LMS offering, with Sakai as biggest solution
  • Both backend and frontend technologies are used
  • You will work with your support team to build the best service for your customers
  • Work in our office in Amsterdam, a 5 minute bike ride from Vondelpark
  • Be involved in expert knowledge sharing by attending conferences and participating in meet-ups

Must Haves
  • Experience in professional agile Java development with, for instance Spring (Boot, MVC, Security, JPA) 
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Dutch (written & verbally). 
  • Problem Solving; you point out structural problems, analyze them and generate solutions

Nice to Haves
  • A drive to speak about your expertise and organize sessions around this
  • Knowledge of Sakai and its functionalities
  • Working experience with Jira
  • Experience with trouble-shooting: analyzing problem, finding root-cause and determining solution

About Trifork

At Trifork we develop mission-critical enterprise solutions. We work with open-source technologies that are state-of-the-art, yet have a solid and proven base. We use Java and the Spring framework in our projects, technologies that we have been actively involved with for over a decade and provide training for through our GOTO Academy. We also share our knowledge, through our Blog and we organise Meetups and the GOTO Conferences.

At Trifork Amsterdam we:

Infrastructure engineers choose to work for Trifork because there are plenty of opportunities to master new skills, to grow and take  initiative in all aspects. Our engineers are the main priority at Trifork Operations and we can guarantee and exciting job in a newly formed business unit as well as a ride on the company yacht when it's in town... 

What we offer you

Our daily work is characterized by an open and honest international atmosphere, and we put emphasis on creating a challenging yet fun working environment. We work in agile and cross-functional teams with a focus on pair programming. We work in close collaboration with customers and make sure we understand their environment and issues.

In addition, we offer:

  • Development and learning opportunities both within projects as well as in internal tech meetings, GOTO Academy trainings, GOTO Nights, our GOTO Conference etc.
  • An open and international environment
  • Opportunities for initiatives 
  • Healthy lunches for free 
  • Additional benefits like fitness discounts, bike plan and more
  • Macbook Pro or high-end Dell laptop (OS of choice)


Rijnsburgstraat 9-11

1059 AT, Amsterdam

+31 20 486 2036