Backend Engineer

Vacancy is open till 26th of September


Target is currently hiring software engineers in Groningen, Eindhoven and Amsterdam. As a software engineer you will work on projects that we carry out for our local, national and international clients.

What is expected of you?

You have knowledge of software development methodologies and you are able to design and realize systems for data collection, integration and presentation. You are also able to choose the right tools that are at your disposal to create a high-quality product or service.


  • Completed a relevant HBO degree or higher
  • Knowledge and experience in programming in Python
  • Independently designing and implementing software implementation
  • Data integration and knowledge of different data sources (internal databases, external APIs, REST, HTTP, GraphQL etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience with scalable IT solutions (for data ‘logistics’, storage and processing such as Hadoop, Cassandra, Elastic Search, Kafka) is an advantage
  • Deployment and configuration management is a plus (for example with Saltstack, puppet, docker, mesos)

Personal characteristics

  • A general interest in new technologies and development
  • Result-oriented and decisive
  • Communicative
  • Conceptual and pragmatic thinking
  • You take responsibility for your contribution and that of the team

Job offer

  • 24 hours or more
  • Location: Groningen, Eindhoven and Amsterdam
  • Starting: immediately

Who are we

Target is a big data analytics company that specializes in discovering new insights into complex data streams. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are important instruments of Target’s service. With better insights into their data, our customers can make informed decisions that set them apart and give them competitive advantages. Target’s strength lies in our innovative and unique method of extracting information from ‘big data’ with our versatile analysis and intelligent search systems.

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