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Are you an experienced and passionate software engineer who wants to make a positive impact on society? Then Sport Data Valley is looking for you!

Sport Data Valley is the Dutch national data infrastructure for sports and movement data. It is our mission to contribute, through data, to a more vital Netherlands and to better elite sports performances. The Sport Data Valley platform is a scalable infrastructure built on Kubernetes using Ruby on Rails, in which we use various services and ‘infrastructure as code’ solutions.

Within Sport Data Valley, you will work in a multidisciplinary team of software engineers, both in-house and at our IT partner. Together with the team, you will give direction to the platform that has been developed to make more impact with data in the domain of sport and movement. In addition, we support partners who are trying to - through technological solutions - get more people moving and/or deliver better sports performance. In concrete terms this means that... as a senior software engineer you set out the technical strategy for the future of the Sport Data Valley infrastructure and you help with the implementation of the chosen techniques.

For the expansion of our team, we are looking for a senior software engineer who has an affinity with sports and movement

This is what you're going to do:

● Help in the design, development and maintenance of the new version of our API.

● Develop the new state-of-the-art data marketplace (towards the Chat-GPT for sports and movement).

● Further improve and develop of the UI of our online platform.

● Provide technical counseling and help to shape the future of the infrastructure.

Your profile:

● Experience with both front-end and back-end development

● At least six years of relevant work experience

● You are able to think strategically and translate strategy into technical solutions

● Experience as a backend developer of web applications

● Experience with devops (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Postgres, Mongodb).

● Experience with/clear talent for communicating with customers

● Experience as a scrum master / project leader

● You perceive yourself as critical, committed and flexible

● Proficiency in English language required

● Proficiency in Dutch language is an advantage

● Experience with Ruby is an advantage

● Affinity with sports and movement is an advantage

Do you want to make a positive social impact with your IT experience?! Apply now

About us: Sport Data Valley is the Dutch national data infrastructure for sports and movement data; used in research, education and practice. Sport Data Valley has been developed since 2018 on the initiative of Sportinnovator and in collaboration with TU Delft, Leiden University, VU Amsterdam, the University of Twente and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. Sport Data Valley became independent in 2023 and is now a social foundation. Sport Data Valley's mission is to contribute to a more vital Netherlands, and improve top-level sports performance, through sports and movement data. It is our vision that we 'make more impact together'. We do this by stimulating and realizing collaboration between research, education, policy and sports practice in the field of data – with one shared infrastructure as a basis. For example, we work a lot with various universities and colleges on the one hand and on the other with NOC*NSF and various sports associations.

A very cool and inspiring environment; especially for a software engineer with an affinity with sports and exercise. What do we offer you?

The position has a scope of 32-40 hours (0.8-1.0 FTE). The salary is competitive and depends on previous education and experience. Stichting Sport Data Valley offers an attractive package of secondary benefits that includes, in addition to a basic pension scheme and a laptop, a wearable, sports and exercise options and a fixed training budget. Stichting Sport Data Valley is a flexible organisation; we work hybrid. We offer an inspiring working environment where you can make a positive impact. We are a high-tech and true mission-driven organization.

Development perspective Stichting Sport Data Valley is a small, flexible organization. This means that you help shape how we are going to achieve our mission. Because we also work closely with experts at our IT partner, you also have plenty of opportunity to further develop yourself as a software engineer.

Apply? Send your resumé and motivation (can be a letter; you can also choose a different form) to Margot van Beusekom ([email protected]). For information about this vacancy, please contact Dennis van Kooij, tel 06-27263742, [email protected] For more information, visit the site info.sportdatavalley.nl

The first round of interviews will take place in the week of March 25-29. A possible second round will be a week later.

Sport Data Valley focuses on Sports. Their company has offices in Amsterdam. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at https://info.sportdatavalley.nl or find them on LinkedIn
Amsterdam Netherlands


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