Job: SaaS back-end developer (python, linux)

SaaS back-end developer (python, linux)

Electric Ant Lab is young technology company based at the Science Park in Amsterdam. We are developing simulation models for complex fluids together with a virtual rheology lab for R&D professionals. These high fidelity simulation models run on High Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure. The back-end is the heart of the SaaS service where user data, simulations, pre- and post-processing, and HPC infrastructure and large-scale storage are orchestrated. Check out and to get an impression of our services and the virtual rheology lab.

Electric Ant Lab is expanding its team rapidly the coming months. We are looking for a highly-skilled back-end developer with determination and a self-starting attitude to join our team of developers and scientists.

If you’re interested in being part of an enthusiastic team building the future of simulation SaaServices, we could be the right fit for you. If building elegant solutions for pretty complex computational problems sounds appealing to you, keep on reading.

The following experience is relevant to us:

  • Python
  • API development
  • Linux/docker containers
  • Networking
  • (computational) Workflows
  • (computation/request) Queueing
  • Databases (various)
  • Some linux administration (Debian)
  • Compute/storage infrastructure
  • Some web development (front and/or backend) and hosting

A bonus would be (some) experience with:

  • Jupyter notebook/lab
  • Computational physics/chemistry/biology

The back-end and front-end team that we are currently forming will build on the existing prototype but there is plenty of room for new ideas. You’ll have freedom to operate and lead the way in our SaaS back-end code development. You will work with various other experts all with their own specific expertise and all contributing to making the SaaS a success.

We offer an inspiring work and team environment with flexible working hours in a fast-paced start-up with a can-do mentality. You can expect a competitive salary and good secondary benefits including access to sporting facilities and training/learning opportunities.

If this looks like the challenge you are up to: apply today!