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We're looking for an experienced software architect

At Spindle, we build awesome software to bring open communication to the world. We are looking for an equally awesome, experienced and skilled software developer, who wants to work on large software projects and is enthused by the prospect of sharing her/his experience with a predominantly young team of developers.

FULL-TIME · GRONINGEN

What will you do

In your role as a software developer, you will be working on the user-facing parts of our telephony platform VoIPGRID. We want to keep this the best telephony solution for medium to small business there is and create maximum freedom for our customers.

The components of the platform are developed mainly in Python and some in Go. We’ve collaboratively set a couple of milestones we want to achieve in the nearby future. Besides working on these tickets, we expect you to voice your opinion on what you think we should do differently and how we should do that. As one of the more experienced developers, we’d like you to fulfill the role of being a mentor to others.

You’re going to work in a fast growing company where the work that needs doing is always different. Some topics we’re currently working on are the internationalization of our core products, a rewrite of the billing engine and moving from Puppet to Saltstack for configuration management. We are constantly refactoring the platform to make it more robust. Introducing micro services to increase separation of concerns. We also just did a big front-end cleanup and ditched Bootstrap!

Your profile

If you recognize yourself in the following profile, we might be a good match!

You have:

  • at least seven years of experience in software development
  • several years of experience in back-end web development
  • enough experience with Python to have vision on Pythonic coding
  • shown an ability to oversee and coordinate software development projects
  • a strong vision on software architecture
  • a master’s degree in Computing Science or a related discipline
  • preferably used Django in the past or an interest in working with Django

What we offer

Besides the primary salary, you can also enjoy:

  • An hour of lunch time in which we enjoy a delicious catered lunch
  • Healthy stuff: a Spindle company bike and a sports and wellness subscription
  • A good pension insurance
  • An annual study budget to expand your knowledge
  • A workplace which you can arrange the way you like it. We want you to be able to work at your best and provide all the stuff you need to do so
  • A relaxed and welcoming culture with celebrations, events, hackathons, and trips
  • Great time off benefits when a new child arrives in your family

Does this sound like the next step in your career?
Surprise us with your motivation and CV. You can also send us your motivation in Dutch. We're looking forward meeting you!