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Senior Python Engineer

Are you a Software Engineer wanting to build extraordinary software that supports the largest and most advanced R&E (Research & Education) network in the world, connecting over 50 million users at 10,000 institutions across Europe? 

This role is a key part of our small and highly collaborative software team, which is located across our Cambridge and Amsterdam offices. In this role you will enjoy regular contact with the solution architect, other software developers, and the product owners and stakeholders in an Agile environment. You will be able to research new technologies and approaches to improve products, providing input into the technology roadmap.


You will be working on software projects to support various functions across the organisation (e.g. our Events, Finance, Network Operations teams) as well as contributing to projects that facilitate collaboration in our R&E community and to help manage and improve the GÉANT network.


Our ideal candidate

To be successful in this role you will have proven experience in designing, developing, testing, and implementing bespoke systems in Python and related technologies. You should be interested in learning new technologies and able to pick them up quickly.


You must be enthusiastic with demonstrable drive and tenacity when faced with any issues and problems.  You should be able to work effectively independently and manage your own time and projects in the most efficient manner.  We need someone who is able to express challenges and complex problems in a clear and effective manner.  You should also feel comfortable collaborating with other stakeholders (e.g. solutions architect, product owners).


Why work for GÉANT?

We offer a blazing-fast, cutting-edge network that connects scientists, researchers and academics across Europe and the world. Thanks to our terabit network, 50 million researchers, scientists, academics and students can share record volumes of data unconstrained by location, solving some of mankind’s biggest challenges.


Work at GÉANT and you’ll be supporting critical research into sustainable energy, deep space, high-energy physics, earth observation, environmental disasters, medicine and more!


Benefits of working for GÉANT

You’ll receive excellent benefits at GÉANT – we offer a generaous amount of holiday 8% holiday allowance and a 5% end of year allowance. Benefits include a company pension scheme, medical insurance collective, and home/work travel paid for.

We also invest heavily in learning to help our people become the best at what they do.


Working Arrangements

We are adopting a flexible-hybrid model which means that employees will work flexibly between a remote and office environment.  Weekly visits to the office are required for most employees to support our values and collaborative culture and enable our teams to deliver great work.  For this role we anticipate that you may be required in the office for around 2 days per week.