Senior Python/Django Developer

Job description

For our Almere team we are looking for a Senior Python/Django Developer with a passion for building next-generation web applications. As a senior developer at Elements, you will work in a diverse team and implement innovative solutions to create high quality web applications that cater for a great user experience. Solutions that help our clients move even further!


WHO WE ARE

We are an independent, no-nonsense agency with over 60 professionals from all over the globe, working from our (homes and) offices in Almere and Barcelona for clients like KPN, Afterpay, Avrotros, Telfort, Powerpeers, Gamma and many more. We are passionate about crafting lovable and usable digital experiences that help move brands and people forward. We are dreamers and makers.

Check our current tech stack on stackshare.io/elements. To see some examples of our projects, check our website https://www.elements.nl/en/cases.


At Elements we believe in equal opportunities for everyone. We are a diverse team and this is our true strength. Our differences combined make us unique and drive our success day in and day out. So, whoever you are, we want to meet you and learn from your experiences.


WHAT YOU WILL DO

You will play an important role in making estimates and defining project's architecture. You will come up with technical solutions and spend most of your time implementing these solutions testing your own work and the work of others. You will assist in defining database and (web) application designs. Furthermore, as a senior, you will support our Head of Technology and Technical Guide and will be the go-to person in the development team.
You will adapt Elements' way of working and make suggestions to improve it. Last but not least, we would love to see that you have a natural drive to stay up to date with the latest technological innovations.


Job requirements

WHAT WE OFFER

  • We offer you a place in our diverse and experienced team of professionals, where you get to teach and learn at the same time
  • You will have flexible working hours and a possibility to work from home or our office, or experience working as a digital nomad from another country for up to 2 months per year
  • We encourage you to visit events and/or take courses to keep up-to-date and learn new skills by offering a yearly budget for personal development
  • 25 paid vacation days per year
  • Since we now work from home much more often, we contribute to your home internet subscription every month
  • We also care about your wellbeing and offer you a choice between subscription for Headspace app or contribution to your gym membership
  • To keep that close connection with our colleagues in Spain, we cover your flight tickets to Barcelona once a year, if you want to experience working from our office there
  • We provide you with lunch, snacks and unlimited freshly ground coffee every day in the office
  • An insured super cool VanMoof company bicycle for home-work commute and personal use
  • A flexible pension plan
  • All the hardware you need for work provided by us
  • And, to top it off, what is work without some fun? We regularly organise drinks, dinners and other team building events


WHAT YOU NEED

  • Around 6 years of general development experience, from which at least 3 years as a Python/Django developer
  • For this role we focus on skills in Python/Django first and foremost, but we are really keen on hiring Developers with a more diverse technical background or interest. Any experience with or eagerness to learn: Node.js, React, React Native, Typescript, Vue, Kotlin and Swift, is welcome
  • Excellent coding skills and solid experience with relevant large-scale projects
  • Ability to architect an application from start to finish
  • Aware of modern Front-end architecture and ways of working
  • Experience with software containerization (Docker)
  • Proven experience in continuous integration and deployment (CI-CD)
  • Experience in working with agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Ability to technically coach and support team members in projects
  • Excellent English language and communication skills
  • Results-oriented attitude, creative, flexible, open-minded
  • Independent thinker, yet committed to company’s and team’s success


Do you see this role as a good match? Then we'd love to hear from you!