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Backend developer Python

To further grow our team we are looking for a talented backend developer. If you are passionate about building scalable backend services, enjoy developing a platform that is both used by developers as well as end-users and you are comfortable working with the latest technologies, then we're eager to get to know you.

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Why does our team like this job

"In VIKTOR I have the opportunity to provide a quality product and make a difference for the big players in the engineering and construction industries, while being part of a team with a strong vision and a flexible mindset, that provides a lot of room for personal development."

Panagiotis Koutsaftikis
Panagiotis Koutsaftikis

Backend developer

Your profile
  • You have an academic level of thinking and at least 5 years of experience in designing API's, building web services and working with relational databases

  • ​​You are strong in Python and Django/DRF. Experience in other server-side languages, like Go (Golang) is also appreciated

  • You appreciate working on engineering challenges and non-repetitive work

  • You care about code quality, low maintenance and development velocity

  • You are interested in or are already familiair with cloud infrastructure

What will you get?
  • Work with experienced people on a well-maintained product

  • Developer friendly environment, CI/CD, integration and unit tested software

  • Opportunity to work from home and flexible working hours

  • We encourage personal development and offer opportunities to deepen or broaden yourself to grow with the company

  • A flat organizational structure, in which taking responsibility and initiative is encouraged

  • Lot’s of legendary team activities

  • Good employment conditions, 28 vacation days, gym, lunch, flexibility and a cool office with the best view of Rotterdam 

What will you do


Write code, unit and integration tests, documentation and pair review your colleagues' work


Help in solution direction and implementation design


Take up initiatives that help improve yourself, the team or the code base through expirementation, mentoring or research

VIKTOR empower engineers to build and share applications that improve their productivity, knowledge sharing and their impact on the physical world around us. We are on a mission to unleash the world’s engineering potential. For example, a customer uses VIKTOR to design the longest immersed tunnel in the world, another one to optimize the design of wind turbine foundations.

You will be working as a backend developer in one of our product teams consisting of product design, frontend and backend, either increasing maturity of existing functionality or introducing new features.

To achieve that, you will be working on a variety of subjects including microservices, RESTful APIs, web sockets, and relational databases. You will be designing and implementing new features, like Single Sign-On or role management, but also more simple features like a CRUD resource, a notification service, a web hook, or an activity feed.

What can you expect from us?


It's about what you deliver. How, when and where? That's up to you. From our inspiring office or from your well-facilitated home office. First take the children to school in the morning or do some sports in the afternoon and then get back to work full of energy. Do what works best for you.

Healthy work-life balance

Of course you have a very nice job at VIKTOR ;). But other things are important too, such as family, friends and hobbies. Working overtime is avoided as much as possible. With 28 days off, we hope that you have enough time to do everything you love. If 28 days are not enough because you want to make a world trip, that is possible too!

Awesome team

Be part of an enthusiastic and driven team. We have a lot of fun and there is a plenty of room for ideas and initiatives. The most brilliant ideas often arise during a team outing, drinks or team building day. The weekly demos give you a good idea of what other colleagues are working on and how the platform is evolving. The flat structure ensures quick communication and decision-making.

Personal growth

Due to the monthly 1-on-1 conversations, there is constant attention on your personal growth and wellbeing. We are happy to help you develop yourself and realize your ambitions. You are part of a growing company where you contribute to innovative developments with a major impact. If you grow, we grow.

Our Five Stage Recruitment Process


Thanks for your application! We will consider your application and contact you soon.

Phone Call

You have an interesting background! We are very curious and would like to learn more about you.

1st Job Interview

During a first interview we really get to know each other, and of course we tell you more about our vision and ambitions.


We think you'll fit well with the team! Time to evaluate your (development) skills with some fun assignments.

2nd Job Interview

Nice skills! We are happy to have a second interview where we go deeper into the content of the position.

Job offer

We are both excited. You will receive a job offer and hopefully we can welcome you soon!

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