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Our Client is an ambitious and growing start-up business that are developing a platform for the collection and fusion of data from hundreds of physical sensors and virtual sources, to yield immediate actionable intelligence insights for law-enforcement. Their products are of the sort you would expect to see in “Black Mirror”, “CSI” or “24” and which are being put-to-use in the streets within weeks.

They are currently looking to hire a DevOps Python Developer for their Amsterdam location.

You will work in a team to develop modules within a microservice platform and integrating new sensors into the system, creating databases and optimizing queries, indexes and background tasks. You will be managing an orchestrated (Kubernetes) systems and automatic deployments and support customers, mostly over remote connection.

Main tasks:

  • You need to integrate a new sensor, a license plate reader sensor.
  • You need to set up the sensor at our office
  • You need to go through the API spec, and create a tornado server with the endpoints to receive streaming data from the sensor
  • You need to create background tasks for processing the data
  • You need to test and assert the incoming data
  • You need to write simple python code to simulate the sensor’s operation
  • You need to reformat the sensor data and write to mongo dB
  • You need to create various endpoints to fetch this data from our database
  • You need to write automatic tests for your code
  • You will need to save acquired images
  • You will need to create some remote-control logic for the sensor (for example zoom/focus)

Minimum required experience:
Python / Tornado / Mongo DB

Our day-to-day vocabulary:
Python, Tornado, mongo DB, SQL, Neo4J, docker, kubernetes, Jenkins, slack, Angular, microservices, pods, Wi-Fi probes, Bluetooth, IMSI catching, ANPR, graph networks, clustering, Celery, RabbitMQ, AWS, automatic testing, Jira, Lawful interception, geolocation, direction-finding, RSSI, MQTT, WebSocket, HTTPS, asymmetric encryption

Our clients offers a challenging and technically stimulating working environment with excellent scope for self-development.

Additional Information

  • Applications are only invited from candidates with EU citizenship or who do not require sponsorship.
  • Candidates should be willing to travel for the purposes of client delivery and collaborating with colleagues.

For more information on this position, please call Soumya Shastry, Technology Recruiter on +31(0)70 387 5911 or email your resume directly to

Job Details

  • Location: Amsterdam Zuid
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 15 Jan 2019
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