Python Engineer

Type: Full Time - Permanent Contract
Location: Location: Hasselt (Belgium) with flexible remote working conditions
Full Time - Permanent Contract
Location: Hasselt (Belgium) with flexible remote working conditions

The past two years have shown to the world how important it is to get good therapies quickly to the people. Key issue? Healthcare professionals (HCPs) are overloaded and interactions with the Life Science industry are second priority. At KWARTS, we detect the best way to communicatie with each individual healthcare professional.

Are you a full-time Python Engineer, who wants to make a difference in a fast-growing start-up and is eager to maximize his/her strengths and skills?

At KWARTS, you will be able to collaborate with people that value curiosity, ownership, empathy and trust. We're all complementary experts and everyone has a unique contribution to A-Inside, the leading Customer Data Platform for the Life Science industry.

8 reasons to choose for KWARTS:

  1. Contribute to innovative AI technology, in close contact with international clients in Life Sciences and on the crossroad of marketing, sales and IT – in projects with impact & visibility;
  2. Remuneration package of market conform gross salary per month plus net compensation, with company car and/or bike and with overall advantages such as performance bonus, meal vouchers of 8 EUR per worked day, group insurance of 4% on salary, health insurance, 32 holidays;
  3. Career opportunities with a competence management plan;
  4. Insights Discovery assessment as starting point for your further growth & functioning;
  5. Self-managing and autonomous in your day-to-day operations;
  6. Flat organization with young and dynamic team of +/- 10 people who love intellectual challenges, professional complementarity, and a healthy dose of fun via team buildings etc;
  7. Flexibility in work times and locations: our base camp is our open island office at Corda Campus, the hot-spot for software companies. We take work-life balance serious. That's why we provide a full Home-Working Package with an ergonomic chair, desk, second screen, webcam, headset and external keyboard);
  8. Freedom from your side on how to spend your education budget and IT budget (e.g. type of laptop and smartphone);

8 responsibilities on your plate:

  1. You are the end responsible for the software architecture and infrastructure of our application in broad sense, with focus on back-end performance and scalability, and of course the end user;
  2. You search for the biggest common denominator over multiple clients, and translate this in useful product features;
  3. You prioritize product features in the Product Roadmap and sprint planning;
  4. You define in JIRA what needs to happen, and you estimate the complexity of it by internal alignment with technical profiles (back-end, data science) and commercial profiles (customer success, project managers): you have experience in grafting front-end applications on a back-end infrastructure and you do this according to the rules of art (e.g. good ‘caching’);
  5. End-to-end development: from data infrastructure, data architecture, data security and user management, up until development, testing and de-bugging of our back-end in AWS and APIs, and documenting your work in Confluence;
  6. You are self-managing and autonomous: you define you own agenda and you take up your role in the team in a complementary way;
  7. You contribute in defining the strategy for the product team and you proactively and timely start looking for reinforcement as Kwarts is growing;
  8. You fluently communicate in English with your colleagues (the working language as we collaborate with different nationalities) and you share knowledge in Lunch & Learns;

8 characteristics in your profile:

!! Do not hesitate to apply if you do not fulfill 100% of the requirements. Superheroes don't exist, people with passion and talent do !!

  1. Around 4-5 years of experience in developing a SaaS product:
    - Advanced knowledge and experience in AWS Cloud infrastructure (Terraform), high availability & scalable software/back-end engineering; and related aspects such as the set-up of data pipelines (Python with Pandas) via AWS S3 or REST API and AWS Batch & StepFunctions to run ETL jobs, RDS (Postgres) database management in SQL and/or GraphQL;
    - Experience in deployment of ML-models and code in Docker/Kubernetes or similar;
    - Experience with Git version control & Git workflows (AWS CodeCommit);
    - Familiar with the set-up of a SAM AWS Python API-infrastructure;
    - Familiar with data privacy -and security guidelines such as GDPR, SOC2 and ISO27001;
    - Experience with Data Warehousing, ETL Pipelines, large complex data sets, complex SQL queries/NoSQL platforms;
    - Good vision to make our software architecture future-proof, with attention for stability and performance;
    - Asset: experience with integration of CRM systems, marketing automation development such as Salesforce;
    - Asset: experience in B2B Cloud Software and with AI/ML (Machine Learning) components in Python development;
  2. Bachelor or master’s in computer science (software engineering, electronics, IT…) or similar by experience;
  3. “Born Global” mindset: we offer a lot of freedom and we know no borders as we address the international market; you feel comfortable with an organization model where your colleagues can be found across several continents;
  4. Good communicative skills: minimum C1-level English, and ideally also C1-level in Dutch or French – you can explain complex concepts in a simple way. Additional language skills are an asset;
  5. Organizational skills: you can cope with deadlines;
  6. Hands-on team player. You like working with different people and they like working with you. You know how to build relations, and you can represent the company at internal and external events;
  7. “Curiosity”-factor: you keep track of evolutions in your profession and you translate it to your job and with appetite to develop a product vision;
  8. Sense of humor ;-)

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