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Would you like to develop software in a unique, not-for-profit organisation that has a significant impact on the core of the Internet services? We bring together more than 170 people from 41 countries in our modern, vibrant office. So, do you want to become part of the RIPE NCC and are you a full-stack Software Engineer? Then this is the place to be!

Software Engineer

Location: from our office at Amsterdam Central station and from home

37.5 hours per week on a full-time basis

Working part-time is possible

As a Software Engineer in one of our SCRUM teams, you will be developing software that allows our members (ISPs, governments, universities, etc.) to manage their Internet number resources, develop applications for our internal users to support our members and also work on services that are fundamental to the operational aspects of the Internet.

In this role, you will:

  • Be involved in the definition of pragmatic and maintainable technical solutions for challenging problems
  • Develop new features working on back-end and front-end
  • Maintain and extend our existing services
  • Write, test and deploy your code
  • After a year, provide 24/7 stand-by shifts once every 4-6 weeks (extra compensation above market in addition to your regular salary)

What we expect from you:

  • Minimum a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or in related engineering field) or a minimum of three years’ professional work experience in software engineering
  • Minimum two years of experience in Java
  • Minimum one year of experience working on the full stack including SQL, Spring, REST and front-end
  • Competencies: communication skills, team playing skills, eager to learn and share the knowledge with others
  • Fluency in English

It would be nice if you are:

  • Comfortable with UNIX like OSs
  • Experienced with Angular
  • Experience with cloud solutions like AWS

What you can expect from us:

  • An opportunity to work on software that matters and carve your footprint on innovative projects
  • A modern, flexible and informal work environment
  • A healthy work/life balance
  • An annual salary between EUR 42,600 and EUR 61,300 (before tax). This includes the standard 8% annual “holiday pay” and a 5% end-of-year bonus, is excluding the 24/7 shifts
  • Excellent secondary benefits: a non-contributory pension scheme, 26-weeks paid parental leave, top-tier health insurance coverage for you and your family and 30 vacation days plus 3 collective days 
  • A generous training allowance per year which can be used for professional development

The Team

Software Engineering Department

We are a vibrant team of 20 talented, diverse and multi-cultural engineers who love our craft. We’re eager to learn from each other and evolve our skills through collaboration. We value best practices, such as clean coding, code reviews, automated tests, continuous integration (CI) and few click deployments. Since it’s an agile environment, we rely on good  communication within our team and organisation. We also organise team outings to celebrate achievements!

About the RIPE NCC

The RIPE NCC is a not-for-profit organisation founded on the belief that the Internet should be governed openly, transparently and together with the wider Internet community. We are one of the oldest Internet organisations in Europe and we are proud of our legacy.

Our strongest asset is our staff. We bring together more than 170 people from more than 41 countries in our modern, vibrant office in the east wing of Amsterdam Central Station. At the moment it's possible to work from the office and from home. 

Our backgrounds are diverse, but our goal is the same: working for the good of the Internet. And we are now working collaboratively with staff to transform our company culture for the future. Will you join us on this journey? 

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please click on the “Apply” button and fill in the short application form. Return this to us along with your CV and motivation letter (in English only). A pre-employment screening (done by Validata) is part of the recruitment process. 


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