is a pioneering agency based in Amsterdam, providing consultancy on
all aspects of implementing alternative currency and trading systems.
We are a young, lively organisation on a mission to change the
world's financial systems in a disruptive way.
significant part of the Qoin business offering is our Qoinware
software platform. Based on Django, and integrating with a number of
third party financial systems, our currency management platform is in
constant development and in use across many client sites across
work almost exclusively with open source tools as we believe this is
the best strategy when it comes to building highly secure, cost
more information please see our website: http://www.qoin.com
looking for an experienced, creative full-stack Python/Django
developer to join our small team in Amsterdam. Please only apply if you are based in or near Amsterdam, or if you are willing to relocate. Remote working is not an option for this post.
will be working on the continuing development of Qoinware, both
enhancing the core and working on specific client projects and
features, contributing new code and dealing with bug reports. You'll
be integrating with a wide range of third party providers, some from
the conventional financial world and some not. You'll be working as
part of a small, distributed team, and you'll have a lot of freedom
to contribute design and architecture ideas to the solution.
to agile project management and software development is preferable.
position is suitable for you if you have between 2-5 years commercial
experience in web software development. We expect that you have a
university degree (Bachelors level or higher) and some formal
qualifications in computer science and/or programming. That said, we
are also open to exceptional candidates who lack some or all of these
qualifications, provided that you demonstrate suitable all-round
knowledge and abilities.
Your skills and experience must include:
Python, Django, jQuery/AJAX, html, css, good working knowledge of
MySQL and/or other database platforms
source control software such as Git or Mercurial
Working with third party APIs, JSON, SOAP, REST
Candidates with any of the following skills and
experience will be preferred:
Exposure to financial systems
*nix sysadmin & deployment software such as Docker
Working on open source software projects
we are a small organisation, we naturally prefer all rounders who are
proactive, able to think on their feet and come up with innovative
approaches to problems. We eat tight deadlines for breakfast, before
going for a refreshing swim in deep water. Unless you can think and
learn fast, you will not enjoy working for us!Particulars
will be partly or wholly based at our central Amsterdam office – we
offer flexible working arrangements, however you will need to spend a
minimum of 2-3 days a week in the office. Your line manager will be
the IT Director.
office environment is bi-lingual (Dutch/English). If you do not
already speak Dutch, you will be encouraged to learn and attend a
Dutch language course during working hours.
office culture is informal. Good coffee is on tap, and we have a
communal lunch every day.
Depending on experience, probably
in the range
- €70K gross per annum.
Six month fixed term contract with option to extend and become
is a fulltime post (40 hours per week). We may consider a part-time appointment (min 32 hours) for the right candidate.
days per annum, with one additional day for each year of service, up
to a maximum of 35 days
operates a contributory pension scheme which you will be enrolled in,
should you be offered a permanent contract
will be provided with your choice of OS, laptop or desktop machine,
from outside the Netherlands
We welcome applications from all EU nationals, but
we regret we cannot accept applications from non-EU nationals, unless
you already possess a working permit for the Netherlands.
Successful applicants who have not previously
worked in the Netherlands may be eligible for the 30% tax ruling.
This is a tax benefit for skilled migrants which gives you tax relief
on the top 30% of your salary. Qoin will apply for this ruling on
your behalf, should you qualify.
Please note: You must be willing to relocate to Amsterdam or the surrounding area if you apply for this post.Application process
submit your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
together with the urls and details of three recent web projects that
you have contributed to. If possible please also include links to your work on github or similar.
Submissions which do not state location and do not include your full CV will not receive a response.
for submissions: 5pm
candidates will be invited to an interview, which will include a
practical test. Interview dates will be during early December 2016 at
our Amsterdam office.
applicants need not reapply.