Full-Stack Django Developer at People 4 Earth

Amersfoort,NetherlandsDec 10, 2013

We would like you to come join the AgriPlace.org team in Amersfoort, the Netherlands!


You are an independent-thinking developer with full-stack experience in developing and running web applications. You work within a small product team on keeping AgriPlace running smoothly and on bringing IT requirements to life. Pragmatic and hands-on you bring solutions to challenges. You thrive in an innovative start-up organization, growing along with it.

We use Django, Bootstrap, KnockoutJS, and PostgreSQL on Linux servers. You are comfortable maintaining and improving everything, from the user interface to the server configuration.


  • Development of new application features
  • Maintenance of code base
  • Maintenance of AgriPlace infrastructure and operations
  • Co-developing platform architecture and specifications with the content team

Are you…

  • Motivated to contribute your IT knowledge to developing AgriPlace?
  • Experienced, with previous successful projects?
  • Used to working in a small team or on your own?
  • Detail-oriented when needed and tenacious about delivering quality work within deadlines?
  • Passionate about sustainability and driven to make a difference in the world?

… then join us!

Must haves

  • Full-stack experience in developing, deploying, and maintaining web applications
  • Proven experience with Python (Django)
  • Proven experience with front-end development (HTML/CSS/JavaScript)
  • Experience managing production and internal application servers (Linux)
  • Experience designing and maintaining databases (PostgreSQL)
  • Fluent in English (must) and Dutch (preferred)

Bonus points

  • Your own online projects
  • Live web projects you have worked on
  • Open source contributions (GitHub)
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience in food supply chains / farmer applications / data collection

We offer…

  • A challenging and diverse job within an innovative, non-profit start-up
  • A flexible work environment, where we emphasize personal responsibility
  • A fulltime position (36-40 hours/week) and compensation commensurate with your experience
  • Long term commitment is intended, starting with a 1 year contract (3-month probation period).

About Us

People 4 Earth is a young and innovative organization, dedicated to making food supply chains more transparent. To this purpose we built AgriPlace.org an online cooperative platform for collecting, sharing and benchmarking data on sustainability practices, provided by and serving supply chain actors, governmental agencies and standard setting organizations. Farmers, producer organizations, processors, and retailers etc. fill in assessments and share their results with business partners. Thus AgriPlace provides new insights, leading to improved sustainability practices and transparency in global supply chains. The platform’s user friendliness and simplicity are essential to engaging farmers and other users. Together with our partners we develop AgriPlace as a cooperative open source platform that is community owned and community driven.

This position is based in Amersfoort. The Software Developer will report to the Chief Technical Officer (CTO).


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