Senior full stack python developer with backend focus (KIOSK team)

Fulltime, Mediahuis, Development & IT
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Are you a Senior full stack python developer with backend focus we are looking for you


At Mediahuis we want to serve as many customers as possible with high-quality and relevant content in the field of news, sports and entertainment. Informative, clarifying, inspiring and connecting 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.


Within the “Technology & Products Studio” department, our “KIOSK team” develops reusable services for content created in Editorial systems to websites, apps and other applications. Our goal is to provide all the Mediahuis content by an easy to use, secure and fast content Hub. Currently we are busy with a transition to AWS, by both containerization (EKS) and going “cloud native” (FaaS).


Our Product Development methodologies are typically agile, like Scrum and Kanban – and are influenced by the ‘Lean Startup’ principles. Product Development is organized around autonomous, co-located and multidisciplinary teams. Disciplines include Product Management, Software Engineering, System Engineering as well as specialists in the field of User Interface, Interaction Design and QA.


What we expect

  • At least a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or working experience that is equal to the degree
  • Certified working experience with cloud technology, in particular AWS
  • A minimum of 5+ years in professional programming with Python/Django/Django REST framework
  • Working experience with development and design of high traffic and high reliable REST API’s
  • Experience with PostgreSQL and Elasticsearch
  • Knowledge and fundamental understanding of operating systems (like Unix, Linux)
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, JSON
  • Modern software engineering mindset (DevOps, CI/CD, QA, unit testing, pair programming)
  • Experience with troubleshooting performance issues in a Python environment, extensive debug skills
  • Strategic and analytical thinker with flexibility in choice of technology and able to switch between languages and technologies
  • Team player, who is used to perform in an agile / scrum environment and helps others to grow
  • Excellent communication skills and able to communicate openly and honestly
  • Proficient English speaker, both written and verbal. Dutch is a pre


What we offer

A chance to work in a competitive dynamic environment where you can learn and grow technically. You will be provided with a competitive laptop and have access to our Gym. We regularly organize hackathons and tech-drinkswithin our office that is easy to reach by public transport. We are located near Amsterdam Sloterdijk, which is 5 min. from the Central station by train. Parking facilities are available.



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