My name is Theo van der Sluijs and I am a Software Development Manager (at Bax-shop.nl) with a broad background in Software and Rich Internet (cloud-based) Application development.
As a mentor, negotiator and team leader, I forge solid relationships between my team members, product owners and stakeholders and I help the teams during the "sprints" to the finish line. I keep my staff keen and try them to push their own boundaries every day.
I report directly to the board / CEO and I am their advisor for IT issues and the IT strategy for the coming years. Every year I give my IT vision to the board / CEO for the coming year and make accurate budgets based on that vision.
I'm focused on technological issues and how to solve them with in-house known and new Cutting-Edge Technology.
I do contract negotiations with and keep a keen eye on software delivery of external companies or hired recourses. I translate internal business issues to FO's and TO's for these companies.
Just love the adoption and integration of new technology. I understand the need to align IT with real business needs, and to achieve these goals on time.
Your Google for Work
2009 – 2011
Haagse Hogeschool/TH Rijswijk
1996 – 2001
July 2011 - Present
Software Development Manager
Bax shop.nl was founded in 2003 and with more than 220 employees serving the market aimed at music lovers and music makers (dj `s, producers and musicians).
2010 - 2011
IT Project Team Leader
I led a group of Young PHP professionals to create financial web applications for some of the major financial Service Providers in The Netherlands. We created insurance policies and mortgages software for companies like VCN and United Capital and dozens of financial advice agencies.
NL for Business
2008 - 2010
Sr IT Consultant
As a SAP Integration Specialist I created a lot of SAP connected PDF (interactive forms by adobe) and SAP connected Flex Applications.
My Management skills on Development management, Team leadership, Change management and SCRUM.
I am very familiar with Jira, Confluence, GIT, PHPStorm, Linux and Agile.
I am a native speaker of Dutch. Furthermore, I can speak German and English.
I have a well-rounded skill set in Development.