Sanderís career started in the field of mission critical military application development. Over time Sander got more and more interested in different ways of development. In defense, architecture is very important and the development process is often based on linear development. Around 2006, Sander heard of SCRUM as an alternative process. This set the stage for his further career as architect and coach.

Today, Sander is an architect at Xebia. He focuses on combining agile principles with architecture. Sander is also very interested in everything language oriented. From functional programming languages like Scala and Haskell to natural language linguistics