Senior Python Developer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Rijswijk

Company Description
Do you think in Python? Do you speak Python? Dream Python? So do we! Come meet your tribe!
At Helin we are shaping a better world by upgrading the present! We created a game-changing SaaS platform for managing edge devices on industrial assets, boosting efficiency, safety, and sustainability. With this, our clients in marine and energy sectors accelerate the energy transition and save billions at the same time.

Intrigued? Excited? Want to know more?
We are a team of 40 people from 27 different nationalities, ages ranging from 19 to 60+ and we work based on 4 core values:
  1. Kind and driven teamwork - you would not be doing Python alone :)
  2. Collaborative growth - we grow as team and expect you to grow as professional
  3. Courage to innovate - we are free to try the newest things
  4. Trust in progress - every evolution is part of this revolution
Job description
What you’ll do
As a Senior Python developer, you create innovative data storage and analytics software. You are responsible for translating client requirements into functional code, primarily focusing on real-time data processing, storage tools, and integrations from edge to cloud. This includes working with IT network systems and machine learning for remote operations. In addition to coding, you'll also handle testing and implementation.

Your contributions will be most impactful if you possess a working knowledge of analytics solutions and platforms, proficiency in managing PostgreSQL and TimescaleDB systems, and expertise in programming languages next to Python such as C++ and C#.

Familiarity with Grafana and FastAPI is a strong plus. Additionally, you have experience with any of the following microservices architecture components; Docker, Docker security, moby engine and container CI/CD pipelines, Confluent Kafka or the ability to learn them fast. Experience in Linux and Azure DevOps or other cloud platforms, will further enhance your effectiveness in this role.

Note that as Senior level professional, you will be responsible for reviewing other's coding and ensure highest standard of quality. You live by good coding principles and can coach others to follow them.
Who are you?
Honestly, we don't even need to spell out this role for you. You live it and breathe it. To thrive in this team, it's important to have the seniority, knowledge, skills and experience to guide others in meeting the highest quality coding practices. You are someone who gets a kick out of driving important changes. Someone who leaves a mark!
If you are surely a bit of an expert yet, and you:
  1. Are a resident of The Netherlands and have a permanent work permit (we do not sponsor visas nor relocations).
  2. Have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or equivalent and at least 10 years of proven work experience with backend Python development.
  3. Have at least 10 years of hands-on experience with backend/full-stack software development projects in all project stages, from development/test to production software delivery within the real time data industry.
  4. Have exceptional English communication and people skills, adept at conveying complex technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
And it would be great if you have experience in a fast-growing scale-up international environment.

This is what you get from us
  • A chance to be part of an amazing international team.
  • A flexible work environment; at our growing office in Rijswijk and from home.
  • The chance to learn, excel in your craft and grow. We will support your education and development with a yearly budget, and you’ll have plenty of freedom for your own ideas and initiative.
  • Lunch is on us every working day and on Fridays, we get food from one of our favorite local eateries delivered to the office.
  • We’ve got your commuting expenses covered: if you walk, bike, drive or use public transport with an NS business card .
  • .After putting in all effort, we want to make sure you can unwind too. If you work a 40-hour week, you’ll have 24 vacation days, and we will offer you the possibility to work remotely for 2 weeks per year.
  • We've got your retirement savings sorted too, and Helin covers half of the contribution.
Additional information
Click on I’m interested and send us your CV in English and a brief motivation letter specifying how you meet points 1 to 4 above.
Please note:   
  • Only candidates living in the Netherlands with EU citizenship or equivalent will be considered as viable candidates. We are not eligible to offer a Highly Skilled Migrant sponsorship and we don’t support relocations.   
  • Working remotely is NOT an option. 
Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.  
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Thank you for your interest in Helin!
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