Senior Backend Engineer (Python)


Target is currently looking for a Senior Backend Engineer. As a backend engineer you work on projects that we carry out for our local, national or international clients.

What is expected of you?

You have a number of years of experience in developing software and are capable to link our Machine Learning algorithms to frontend. Data collection and storage is and important component and is also an important component of your daily activities. You are capable of selecting the right tools to realize a high-quality product that you fully support.

The technology that you are going to work with

Our backend engineers work with the following technologies on a daily basis:

  • Python
  • Django
  • GraphQL
  • Cassandra
  • ElasticSearch

What are we looking for?

  • Completed a relevant HBO degree or higher
  • Experience with building data models, REST APIs and GraphQL
  • Knowledge and experience in programming with Python and Django
  • Indepency in the field of software design and its implementation
  • Knowledge of scalable IT solutions such as Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra, Elastic Search, Kafka
  • Experience with deployment and configuration management is an plus (for example with Saltstack, puppet, docker or mesos)
  • Enthusiastic about programming and a general interest in new technologies.

Job offer

  • 32 hours or more
  • Location Groningen and Eindhoven
  • Starting: immediately

Wat bieden wij

  • Working on challenging and varied projects in the field of data storage, analysis and AI / Machine Learning
  • A fun, driven and entrepreneurial team with an informal atmosphere
  • Lots of personal responsibility and room to research and introduce new techniques
  • Tasty coffee (really!), hobby evenings, lectures, drinks and socializing

Who are we

Target develops cool applications focused on large scale data storage and processing with AI and Machine Learning. We work for large national and international customers with interesting data issues. By solving this, we optimize their core tasks and we actually add value to their operation. Because we arrange our own hosting, we can properly arrange information security and our customers trust us with their “gold”.

You work with backend engineers, frontend developers and machine learning engineers on a daily basis. In addition, we regularly organize knowledge sessions on various topics, drinks and other activities.

Apply directly


Are you interested in a job as a Senior Backend Engineer? Then please send us your CV with a short motivation by mail to Zoëy.
Looking for more information about the job? Please contact us on 050-211 04 50.