Software Developer – Earth Observation

Infrastructure Team - Full time - Haarlem, the Netherlands

Within the Infrastructure Team we are looking for a full time Software Developer based in Haarlem. You will be joining a collaborative and energetic team that welcomes creativity and different perspectives. VanderSat offers the training, development and support for you to develop your career and fulfill your ambitions and potential.

The Infrastructure Team is responsible for developing and maintaining the processing environment, which enables VanderSat to produce, distribute and iterate on our global satellite-derived data products. This includes building, scaling and monitoring of our processing chains, enabling easy and fast access to our products for internal and external users via APIs and the VanderSat Data Viewer, and working closely with the scientists of the R&D Team to ensure fast uptake of new algorithms into the operational system.

We spend most of our time writing software and collaborate on issues and code reviews in GitLab. We use continuous integration for testing and continuous deployment for our most important services. Our backend is based on Python and Flask. Services are running in Docker containers, mostly in Kubernetes.


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What we offer

Closing Date

30th of August – 2020


VanderSat is a company of around 40 people with a strong foundation in Science and Technology. Science that we put to practice because we want to make a difference by optimizing water and food usage and help farmers protect themselves against natural disasters. The beliefs, attitudes and values of free-thinking scientists are the basis of VanderSat’s culture. We stay connected to innovative Science and Technology through our Partnerships with Research Groups and leading Companies. At VanderSat we try to work together to solve big problems in a humble fashion. Don’t be scared if your colleague decides to not wear shoes that day, half your colleagues are abroad, and you find a large stuffed crocodile duct taped to your chair on your birthday.

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For more information please contact Susanne Zevenbergen or submit your application letter and resume directly.

Susanne Zevenbergen
Office Manager