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Senior Back-end Developer

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
€58,000 - €81,000 per yearEngineering

Job description

We're looking for a senior backend software engineer based in the Netherlands.

Join us in creating safe and sustainable supply chains

Making our food supply chain more sustainable is one of the largest challenges of our time. We are a young, international, and rapidly growing team of 50 people passionate about making a positive impact and creating the largest agricultural network in the world. We do this by building solutions for the entire food supply chain. We empower buyers and producers of agricultural products by offering insight into the sustainability and food safety aspects of their products, and by enabling super simple compliance with market requirements.

About the position

To keep up with our current pace of growth we are looking for a passionate senior back-end engineer. Do you enjoy finding pragmatic solutions for interesting problems? Are you looking for real ownership and the opportunity to play a vital role in a rapidly growing company? Then come join our team, make an impact and have fun while doing it!

As we are a young and growing organisation, there is a lot of room to grow and learn together with us. You will be a reliable, all-things tech sparring partner to the rest of the business, PM, design, sales etc. Also, as a senior developer you would be an example and mentor to other medior and junior team members.

What you will be doing

In this role you will play an important role in the backend and infrastructure of our application, extending our platform with complicated features like “network” functionality and more. You will help us build a robust infrastructure in AWS to support hosting the Django backend.

Technologies you'll be using

  • Python 3.10
  • Django + Django Rest Framework
  • PostgreSQL
  • Docker
  • CircleCI
  • AWS (CDK, ECS, RDS, S3)

Using these technologies, you’ll be tackling problems like making it possible for our clients to create, modify and work with their complex supply chains which are getting more and more complex as regulations are becoming stricter. Or the next step where we want our clients to work together as a network and can share all this information between each other.

Benefits of joining AgriPlace

  • You'll be part of a rapidly expanding, diverse, warm and international team of 45 people;
  • A salary between 58-81k gross yearly based on fulltime contract;
  • 25 working days of holiday;
  • An above average pension plan for you and your partner;
  • Compensation for travelling to the office when applicable;
  • A culture that embraces innovation, with Hackathon weeks to experiment with new ideas;
  • Regular team activities: Potluck Dinners, Thirsty Thursdays, Boat parties, Agriplace Dance Event and much more...;
  • An office in the heart of the center of Amsterdam - including a rooftop terrace overlooking our beautiful city;
  • Flexibility in from where you work – we are looking for someone who enjoys coming to the office several days per week;
  • Free daily lunch at the office;
  • Help create a better future for our planet.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Agriplace

Your voice is vital in tackling unique challenges, and we cherish the diverse perspectives you bring. We're committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive.

Job requirements

What you bring to the table

  • A minimum of 4 years experience in backend development;
  • Extensive knowledge of Python or any other comparable dynamically typed language;
  • A deep understanding of relational databases, SQL, and database design principles;
  • Experience working with testing frameworks;
  • Knowledge of IaaS platforms like AWS, GCP or Azure;
  • Enjoy sparring with other parts of the business to jointly create the best possible product.


This full-time role is based in Amsterdam and may require relocation for those outside the Netherlands.