Software Engineer - Application Backend

To boldly go where no man has gone before…

At MonetDB Solutions, we have recently embarked on our quest for a revolutionary Green Data Warehouse, which perfects user satisfaction by balancing over data freshness, costs and performance with no resource waste. We envision a serverless analytics platform on which end-users effortlessly navigate through database versions tailored for their individual needs. The seamless user interface is powered by a sophisticated application backend that leverages the high-performance analytical database system MonetDB.

Your impact​

As an adventurous application backend software engineer, you will work with our cloud team to design and develop the architectures for our next-generation cloud offerings, from DIY instances to a fully-managed platform. In this project, you will work on one or more of the following (but not limited to) areas of a distributed cloud data warehouse architecture:

  • Develop, test, deploy and upgrade workflow for complex cloud products.
  • Meta-data management.
  • A user interface layer for collaborative data projects.
  • Workflows to create, configure and manage large-scale compute clusters, networks and data sources.
  • Large-scale cloud data loading, and data storage and freshness management.
  • Distributed and elastic compute layer.
  • Load balancing and fault-tolerance policies

What we look for​

We get excited when we meet people with the following profile:

  • Comfortable working towards a multi-year vision with incremental releases.
  • Strong experience with server-side technologies, in particular Python, Flask.
  • Good knowledge of SQL and relational databases.
  • Experience with operating systems (e.g. Linux, Mac OS and Windows)
  • Experience with AWS, Azure, GCP or similar cloud providers, and experience with deployment technologies, e.g. Docker, Terraform and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with developing distributed systems from small to large scale.
  • Bonus skills
    • Good taste user experience and design
    • Experience with full-stack or front-end development
    • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Your benefits

At MonetDB Solutions, you will learn additional skills, “secrets” and experiences from the world-renowned MonetDB database team.

We offer a competitive salary, but more importantly, we offer a work environment with much freedom to explore and demonstrate your creativity. If database system innovation appeals to you, if you have the drive to turn scientific ideas into industrial-level products, MonetDB Solutions is THE place to be.

Additional benefits:

  • Life, accident and disability coverage
  • Company pension plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Annual vacation bonus
  • End-of-the-year bonus
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Flexible work time
  • Business travel accident insurance

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion​

MonetDB Solutions is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We explicitly encourage applications from women and those who would bring additional diversity in culture.

Our in-house language is English. You will work at our offices in Amsterdam.

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NOTE: to apply this position, you are an EU citizen or possess a valid work permit for the European Union. Visa sponsorship is not available.