Senior Business Engineer (Mendix)

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Date: May 3, 2023

Location: Dordrecht, NL Heidelberg, DE

Company: Springer Nature Group

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This position can be filled at the following locations: Dordrecht or Heidelberg

Fulltime Position

Department: Product and Content Management (PCM)


For Dordrecht: This is a position in salary grade I.


Purpose of the job:

As a Senior Mendix Business Engineer you will be creating and maintaining Mendix Applications that are robust, scalable, and maintainable to support the Springer Nature Publishing business. 
You will be working in close collaboration with the business teams, architects and other business engineers to build Mendix Applications that modernize and streamline the Springer Nature Publishing business, 
and you will be part of making our Mendix journey a success.


Main result areas:

  • Gather requirements, develop prototypes and deliver reliable solutions using RAD and Agile practices.
  • Supporting the Maintenance and Enhancement of our in house developed applications (Mendix based).
  • Development of new solutions and migration of existing applications to the Mendix platform
  • Actively supports and participates in the development and adoption of best practices/standards/ guidelines within the Process and Content Management department in the transition to low-code
  • The BE works closely with Business Stakeholders and PCM team members (Product Owners, Architects, UX, Devs and Business Analysts) to come to an optimal solution design and implementation·      


Minimal qualifications:

  • Academic: undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, collegiate diploma in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience in Mendix, preferably having Mendix certifications
  • Experience in building low code applications, preferably in Mendix
  • Experience with Rapid Application Development and Agile ways of working


Core competencies:

  • Deep understanding and extensive experience with the Mendix Technology
  • The ability to work under pressure on multiple projects
  • Ability to propose and design solutions that balance technical and business needs.
  • A strong drive to define and implement solutions, with a positive attitude to chang #LI-SS2

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