Software Development the Dutch way

Meet the Jongens van Techniek

Software development is one of those skills that every company is hungry for. Thousands of recruiters are scrolling LinkedIn looking for the perfect software developer. If you live in The Netherlands, where the shortage of tech talent is so tangible, finding the right engineers is a very critical task.

Software development is one of those skills that every company is hungry for. Thousands of recruiters are scrolling LinkedIn looking for the perfect software developer. If you live in The Netherlands, where the shortage of tech talent is so tangible, finding the right engineers is a very critical task.

Therefore, in 2015 we decided to step up to the challenge and build a software development company: Jongens van Techniek! Our mission is to help other companies realize their ideas and solve business challenges through software development.

So, who are Jongens van Techniek?

Our two founders, Brian and Peter, are both engineers and entrepreneurs. Both, with years of field experience in software development and an incredible sense for business.

This mix allowed them to understand that the problem wasn’t really the shortage of tech talent. It was rather the fact that business and tech people seem to live on different planets.

On one hand, you have companies that lack tech knowledge and don’t know what to look for in software engineers. On the other, you have tech talent that is not really used to the typical challenges of the business world.

Thus, Brian and Peter had a brilliant question:

What if we create a company with amazing engineers that are also able to perfectly understand that business needs of an organization and adapt to it?

So the story begins…

We immediately started looking for such talent and we found our first colleague.

Funnily enough, despite our gender-specific name (Jongens Van Techniek best translates to ‘Dudes of Technology’), our very first employee was a dudette, Silvia, and she’s been with us ever since. Now three years later, we are very proud to have built such a strong team with deep knowledge in software development and a very high commercial sense.

Our team is very diverse, everyone has a specialty, but we always work as a team, combining our expertise. In this way, we make sure to consider every detail of the project we are working on and chose the language that better fits the needs of our customers. We figured that this way of working is the best to ensure quality software and to offer flexibility and innovation.

But that's not all that matters to our customers.

Our expertise is what sparks interest in our customers. But what they end up loving, is the way we use our knowledge and how we communicate it. We are very down to earth, and we always have the customer's best interest at heart.

Software development is our specialty, but we make sure the customer is constantly involved in every decision we take. We really don’t like nonsense and we made it our mission to cut anything unnecessary. Instead, we empower our engineers to take complete control over their projects and be the main communication point with our customers.

Our relationship with our customers is not a typical buyer/provider one. It feels a lot more like a partnership where we both get together to share knowledge in our respective fields and come up with the best solution.

Our motto is: Bring us a challenge, we'll solve it together!

Being part of The Hague Tech, a center for technology and entrepreneurship, is really what makes the difference for us. It inspires us to always be learning and allows us to stay ahead when it comes to software development.

Do you want to know more about the Jongens? Feel free to come to say hi!

Software Development the Dutch way


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Software Development the Dutch way

Software development is one of those skills that every company is hungry for. Thousands of recruiters are scrolling LinkedIn looking for the perfect software developer. If you live in The Netherlands, where the shortage of tech talent is so tangible, finding the right engineers is a very critical task.