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Python Backend Developer (Amsterdam / Remote)
Newzoo
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Job Title

Python Backend Developer (Amsterdam / Remote)

Job Description

We are looking for a Python Backend Developer to join us as we build Newzoo Expert.

Newzoo Expert uniquely offers a complete view of the games market and industry ecosystem with metrics ranging from player engagement and revenues to viewership and demographics. We track and analyze consumer engagement from every angle. We understand what target audiences are playing, watching, and talking about. We can analyze per market and competitor's performance. We are building a full 360 degree engagement data & ecosystem insights platform.

You will be part of the Engineering and Product Development team based out of our office in Amsterdam (unless you're remote!), a 10 minute cycle ride from Centraal. There are 8 other engineers in the team. We have a CI/CD process and automated tests. Deployments to production happen fortnightly.

We are a Scrum team. We adopt an accountability-based management style. We do not micromanage, instead communication channels within the team is open. Project management is done in a collaborative manner, you will contribute towards setting the weekly sprint goals (i.e. what we are committing to building that week). We expect you to be self-motivated and self-organising. We encourage experimenting with new technologies. We are Agile.

Restrictions

  • Telecommuting is OK
  • No Agencies Please

Requirements

We want to hear from candidates who are motivated and take a keen interest in self-improvement. For example, you may have written a REST API in Python before. Were you happy with the results? Do you have an opinion on what could have been improved? Will you be willing to try new technologies and approaches?

You will be expected to contribute towards technical discussions, e.g. technical stack and architecture. You will work closely with stakeholders and frontend developers, taking the initiative to propose improvements and to fix issues before they escalate into serious problems.

You should have 5+ years of experience working as a backend developer.

We are open to remote candidates who are able to work in the CET timezone. All candidates must be fluent in English.

These are some of the technologies you will work with in this role.

  • Python 3+ with libraries like Flask, SQLAlchemy, Marshmallow
  • Kubernetes and docker
  • PostgreSQL and Google BigQuery
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Airflow

When applying for the job please state whether you will be working remotely or relocation, as well as your salary expectation.

About the Company

We are the leading global provider of games and esports analytics.

We help some of the world's largest entertainment, technology, and media companies target their audience, track competitors, spot opportunities, and make strategic and financial decisions. To find out more about the platform we're building, sign up for a free account at https://platform.newzoo.com.

Contact Info

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