Django Developer (40 hours per week)

Job description

Are you passionate about renewable energy? Looking for a result-driven role within a purpose-driven, international company? Are you a creative team player and eager to expand your skill set? Then you could be our new Full-time Python/Django Developer for our office in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

We are Solarplaza

Our mission is to make solar and renewable energy more accessible throughout the world! We offer knowledge, consultancy, education and networking solutions for the renewable energy industry in both established and emerging markets across the globe. With 35+ young, ambitious, and highly-educated people from 15 different countries, we work to accelerate the energy transition from our Rotterdam office.

The Project

Our ambitious strategy is to build into the leading international B2B platform for professionals in solar energy and energy storage. We are building a user-based website and global marketplace, matching our mission: "sharing knowledge and network". A central place where resources, news, content, company profiles, matchmaking, contacts and events can be found, promoted and matched. To fulfil our high ambitions (faster), we are looking for an enthusiastic experienced Python/Django developer.

By improving the content and records in our database through extensive tagging, filtering and search options, we will make the leading (B2B) platform for the renewable energy world.

What will you do?

We have big ideas and we need your help! You will be working on back-end development. Some functionalities and modules on the platform are already developed. To optimise the current functionalities and build new modules we are looking for your help.

You have a lot of input and will work independently. You will work close together with our web development team, Marketing and the CEO and together you will determine the steps to be taken. You will work together in our cosy office in Rotterdam.

Job requirements

What do we expect from you?

You are an experienced developer (2+ years) and we need to build on your knowledge and expertise. You will have an important position in building our company into the world's leading web-based platform for renewable energy.

We are seeking a candidate based in The Netherlands who is open to joining our team at the office for 2-3 days per week.

Required knowledge:

  • - Django

  • - PostgreSQL

  • - Github actions

Knowledge of the following is a plus:

  • - Elasticsearch

  • - Vue.js

  • - ES6

  • - Docker

  • CI: Github Actions

What can you expect from us?

  • You will become part of our mission: positively impact the world by accelerating the renewable energy transition

  • 28 days of paid leave per full working year (based on full-time employment)

  • A good pension scheme

  • A €1000 personal development budget for professional and personal development

  • Grow your network in and knowledge of the solar industry

  • An open, respectful and multicultural atmosphere

  • A salary of approximately 40k gross a year excl. holiday allowance

  • An office in the heart of Rotterdam, right next to Rotterdam Central Station


Do you want to work for the future and be part of the transition? We would love to connect with you! Apply and connect with us on LinkedIn to stay on top of our mission.

We'll consider and invite candidates as they come in, so don't delay your application. We love to see your motivation letter and are excited to meet you!