When considering an IT career in The Hague, Óscala is the right international IT recruitment partner. Working and living in The Hague as an IT expat is easy because of the international setting. Regularly check out our website for the latest IT career opportunities in the Netherlands.
As the seat of the government and official residence of the Royal family, as well as home to the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Court and various other important international organisations, The Hague is often referred to as the “legal capital of the world” and one of the top3 cities hosting the United Nations. Most foreign embassies in the Netherlands are also situated in The Hague.
The Hague is the third most populated Dutch city, and has a lively expat population of more than 50.000 due to the presence of many international organisations, schools and embassies. The Hague is a mixture of modern skylines with a historic medieval city centre, and the scenery and activities are as diverse as its mix of residents. The Hague is home to more than 100 nationalities; it is the world in a nutshell.
The Netherlands’ government has been based in The Hague since 1584. This location was originally established due to the governors of the time already residing here, but later became fixed for constitutional reasons. The political centre is formed of the Binnenhof and the Ridderzaal surrounded by other parliamentary and government buildings including the Torentje, which is the Prime-Minister’s office.
The Hague is a great place to live and a great place to work as an international IT professional: its open character and its lively international community with tens of thousands of people from all around the globe make it especially attractive. Large and small companies, from innovative start-ups to multinationals, feel at home. Economic sectors such as Energy, Finance & Legal, IT & Telecom, and Security are well-represented in The Hague. The Hague is also home to the world headquarters of Royal Dutch Shell and numerous other major Dutch companies offering a large diversity of job opportunities.
Art lovers can find countless museums here (among others the Gemeentemuseum, Mauritshuis and the Panorama Mesdag) together with a varied offering of performance arts and music festivals. Madurodam, The Binnenhof (parliamentary and government buildings) and the beach at Scheveningen are all places worth experiencing, whatever the time of year.
Many international IT job openings can be found in The Hague. Our clients are often looking for; Scala, Java, C#, .net, Front-End, Back-End and Mobile Development programmers. Visit the section IT job openings for all our recent IT vacancies and international job openings in The Hague.