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Senior Python Developer

Development & Data Science – Gent, OVL
Department Development & Data Science
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Are you passionate about the endless potential of data and how this could be opened up to everyone? Than join us. We are ONTOFORCE, a Belgian company and global leader in the development of groundbreaking semantic search technologies. Our user-friendly search platform DISQOVER makes unique links between data sources, enabling everyone to be a data scientist.

We’re now looking for a talented and highly motivated back-end developer to join our back-end team.


Our working environment

If you have outstanding technical web development skills and are eager to take a deep-dive into Big Data integration, linked data and semantic search technology, then this job could be really you.

The requirements of our products and the expectations of our customers are of the highest level, and we expect the same from all our colleagues.

At ONTOFORCE, we adhere to an agile development environment, giving every co-worker a high degree of freedom, room for initiative and the possibility to take up responsibility.


The Senior Python Developer's job description
  • Manage, optimize and explore big data storage systems

  • Develop query algorithms in distributed environments

  • Write high-quality, readable and maintainable code and software components

  • Develop and perform software testing, integration testing and validation procedures

  • Be prepared to travel occasionally


The Senior Python’s profile

You hold…

  • A Master’s degree or PhD in computer science/informatics, engineering, bio-informatics (or equivalent)

You have…

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience

  • Extensive experience with product development using Python

  • Experience with database systems, distributed programming

  • A knack for efficient and fast code

  • Experience with test driven development

  • In depth understanding of Linux or UNIX

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English 

A distinct plus would be knowledge of or experience with…

  • Contributed to a project in the Open Source Field

  • Experience with C and more specific Python C extensions

  • Other technical knowledge is an advantage

People we love to work with are…

  • Passionate

  • Fast learners

  • Result and solution driven

  • Team players

  • Quality-driven

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