As a group leader you are responsible for the performance and growth of (the colleagues within) our application software department.


Due to our growth, we are looking for an additional software group leader. A group leader who makes the difference both on the technical content and by leading his/her own group of software specialists.

Sioux Technologies develops and produces state-of-the-art technology for the top end of the international high-tech community. Examples include a complex lithography machine, a compact electron microscope, a smart home automation system or an electric self-charging car. We raise the bar high and we often achieve the impossible. We do so together, as a team of enthusiastic electronics, software, mechanics, mechatronics, and mathematics specialists.

Our position

As a group leader you are responsible for the performance and growth of (the colleagues within) our application software department. This department consists of almost 100 highly educated and skilled engineers, designers, architects, and testers. Our engineers are responsible for creating and integrating state-of-the-art application software, for example for operating equipment, image and data analysis, process flow and information insight. The focus is on user-friendliness, quality, speed of innovation and cost efficiency. You are continuously striving to improve the competences and ensure you align these with the operational program managers and the long-term ambitions of Sioux. Together with the department manager and your colleague group leaders, you are the beating heart of the department. Working together to strengthen the department, bringing the people and their competences to a higher level, and arranging interesting and fun assignments.

Among a lot of other responsibilities your daily activities include:

People management: You are responsible for a group of 25 employees. You give guidance to your employees and inspire them to take ownership of their personal development. You enable your employees to excel and to grow, ensuring an inspiring and safe working environment where we also have fun together!

Competence management: You ensure that the required knowledge within the group aligns with and even exceeds the technology roadmap of Sioux. Aligning the competences of the department with the project execution will be one of your major focus points.

Projects: You are involved in our multidisciplinary projects to ensure the optimal team allocation and the quality of the deliverables with respect to the Software competences. You are regularly involved in the acquisition phase of new projects.

Recruitment and selection: You support recruitment events (e.g. trade fairs and open days), contribute to the labor market campaigns and have selection and hiring interviews with applicants. You also use your own network to attract new colleagues.

Your future workplace

This is what we are looking for

  • a technical Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, computer science is a preference
  • at least 5 years of experience in managing a software team of professionals
  • a proven track record in competence development
  • good (individual) coaching skills
  • a broad view on technology, organization and processes
  • a customer- and solution-oriented approach

Our Culture

Our employees are our strength, and together we want to get the maximum out of it. That starts by offering attractive terms and conditions of employment that are in line with your needs. According to our employees, the personal attention at Sioux makes the difference. And that’s something we’re proud of. After all, to us, success is more than just a good salary. It’s also about being appreciated, about being given responsibility and the ability to develop yourself.

You can expect:

  • Internal training, coaching and a large personal development budget of 6,000 euro per year
  • Varied work due to variety in technologies, markets, and projects
  • Good salary and attractive fringe benefits
  • Flexible working hours of 32- 40 hrs per week in a healthy mix of working from home or at the office
  • An open culture focused on working together, learning, and having fun
  • An innovative working environment
  • A pizza budget, meant for after-work projects to have fun together with colleagues

Your new job in 5 steps

Thank you for your interest. We are happy to share our selection process with you. Below you will find the steps we go through. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. We wish you the best of luck with your application at Sioux Technologies!

  • Interested?
    Send us your CV and motivation letter.
  • Application received

    One of our recruiters will review your application and get back to you asap.

  • Introduction

    We will plan an (online) introduction with a Sioux colleague to find out if there is a match.

  • Follow-up conversation(s)

    In follow-up conversation(s), we dive into the (technical) depth. In some cases a personality test will be part of the conversation and will be discussed with you. In other cases you will be presented with a (technical) case.

  • Both excited?

    If we are both enthusiastic, we would like to make you an offer. We will talk you through the offer and discuss it with you. Are you already curious about our terms of employment? You can find them here for the NetherlandsBelgiumGermany.

  • Welcome to Sioux Technologies!

    We welcome you to Sioux and wish you success with your new challenge!

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Are you interested?

To apply for this job please visit vacancy.sioux.eu.