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Vacature Python Software Engineer

Function description

For many people, geo-information forms the basis for decision making in their job, and earth observation plays an ever growing role in solving various problems in our society. NEO has over 25 years of experience in this field and provides great value to our customers. The demands on our software and services are ever-growing, and therefore we are looking for new developers and specialists.

As a member of a team of developers, you will realize projects and build services in which geo-information and earth observation data always play a role. One sprint you might be building a tool to help our geo-specialists with a task, the other day you might work together with the deep-learning developers to discover new insights in the data. Together with the team you look for creative solutions and the best approach to handle the enormous amount of data. Additionally, you build blazingly fast tools to lift our production to new heights.  This way you are involved in the entire complex process creating a useable end-product out of satellite, aerial and point cloud data.

You are independent, analytical and a team player. You communicate effectively, are proactive, you search out new opportunities and signal problems on time. You have a hands-on mentality and affinity with innovation and development. You are involved in the further growth of our company and will be given plenty of room to take initiative.

Knowledge and experience

We are looking for people with a the following knowledge and experience:

  • 2+ years of experience in software development
  • Fluent in Python
  • Creative and “out of the box”, but focused on the end-goal
  • Experience with git

Bonus (but not required) if you also have:

  • Experience with:
    • Cloud (AWS)
    • (relational) databases (PostgreSQL)
    • Docker
    • Unittests
    • CI/CD, DevOps
  • Experience with developing API’s
  • Experience with geo-software such as GDAL and QGIS
  • Experience with remote sensing and earth observation data (aerial and satellite imagery)

This is primarily a software engineering role, therefore our ideal candidate has a HBO degree (University of Applied Sciences), a University degree in Computer Science or something similar.

Company profile NEO

Neo is a geo-ict company, with a leading position in the field of geomatics and applied earth observation. It is our mission to automate translating the quickly growing stream of data into useful information. With this information our clients can communicate more effectively about all aspects of our environment.

NEO monitors buildings and roads, trees and forests, parcels and land us, water on the surface and in the ground, and much more. We do this in the Netherlands, and abroad. In the Netherlands, NEO keeps the BGT up to date, secures pipelines, and monitors activities in agriculture and nature. Worldwide services are delivered on the area of food production and the energy transition. The basis of all our activities in the SignalEyes system (ISO9001:2015). SignalEyes distinguishes itself in transparency, speed measurable quality and cost-saving for our clients. The added value consists of innovative automatic image processing, the coupling to geo-objects, combined with semantics, and especially the understanding of the working process of our clients.

NEO offers a challenging work environment with interesting and complex projects, you will be given a lot of opportunity to develop yourself and grow in the company. In our working environment we strive for open communication and innovation. The organization is growing, but maintains an informal character, and is caried by management and employees together.


You can send your job application by email to Hilde Jongma at NEO BV: info@neo.nl, please mention the job title in the email description.

For more information about NEO and our activities you can give us a call at: (033-2100721).