Senior Python (Django) Developer

Job description

Who are we:
ZonnepanelenDelen is 5 year young scale-up with a proven profitable business model, on a mission to build the largest virtual solar plant by enabling everyone to participate and profit from developing solar infrastructure around the world. We're working to create a new generation of environment conscious investors who can benefit from the power of the sun. Besides winning the UN Award for Momentum for Change, over the past 5 years, ZonnepanelenDelen has grown to become the largest community of Solar investors in Europe, financing over 100 Million Euros in Solar Projects. Over the next five years, we are aiming to finance over 500 Million Euros worth of Solar Projects.

Our Impact:
  • Solar projects financed: 115+
  • Clean energy generated: 200 Million kWh.
  • CO₂ emissions saved: 92 Million Kilos of CO₂

Our Team Culture:
Engineering at ZonnepanelenDelen is all about iterating quickly through the build, measure, learn, improve cycle. The company culture promotes experimentation, ownership and leadership. We believe in growing by learning and sharing as a team. Our core values are Trust, Transparency and Empathy. We don’t believe in coding Rockstars, Ninjas & Gurus but live by team players. The roadmap for the upcoming year is exciting, filled with developing a new greenfield Solar Project Management SAAS solution, developing open API's, publishing open data for the solar research and experimenting with machine learning, all to decentralise and democratise the incumbent Power Industry.

What we offer you:
  • Based on level of experience we offer a salary in the range of € 60000 - € 75000 p.a
  • Learning and growth opportunities
  • Access to developer conferences and meetups
  • A open and trust based work environment
  • A competitive salary and meaningful equity corresponding to your future growth enabling direct participation in the success of our initiative
  • An international work environment
  • A beautiful central working place right next to Amsterdam-Amstel station
  • All the tools you need to push the boundaries of innovation
  • Remote friendly work environment

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:
The best ideas come from a team with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone is empowered to do their best work. From our inception, Diversity & Inclusion have always been key to our success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds, who share a passion for a cleaner & greener environment for all. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also age, disability status, sexual orientation, religion and many other parts of one’s identity. All of our employee’s points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone's responsibility.

Job requirements

We embrace all open source technologies and tools:
Must have
  • Backend - Python 3, Django 3, Django Rest Framework 3
  • API - REST & GraphQL
  • Testing - PyTest
  • CI/CD - Travis / Ansible / CircleCi / Terraform
  • Cloud Hosting Services - AWS, DigitalOcean
  • Version Control - Git
Nice to have
  • Frontend - React, Redux, StoryBook, TypeScript
  • CSS - Tailwind / Bootstrap
Skills we appreciate are:
  • 5+ Years of experience shipping commercial applications and being the lead on backend projects
  • Eye for detail while developing consistent, reliable and scalable APIs
  • All round programming / data modelling skills and the eagerness to poke around the full stack
  • Takes pride in sharing knowledge and mentoring other team members
  • A healthy appetite for testing
  • Analytical problem solving skills
  • An insatiable curiosity for knowledge, updating oneself via reading blogs or experimenting with the newest technologies in your spare time
You will love contributing if:
  • You are eco-conscious and want to have a positive impact on the environment
  • You are proactive in hunting for challenges and leading the path to solving them
  • You are focussed in developing user centric responsive applications
  • You are interested in decentralising and democratising the power/ energy industry
  • You like ownership of tasks from ideation to implementation

Please note that we do not collaborate with third parties to fill this vacancy.