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The freedom one feels when finding that mental white space to innovate and bring change, like a beam of light entering a dark room
Light as a metaphor for the idea of coming up with a brilliant solution
Having a clear path forward provides focus and clarity
The freedom one feels when finding that mental white space to innovate and bring change, like a beam of light entering a dark room
Light as a metaphor for the idea of coming up with a brilliant solution
Having a clear path forward provides focus and clarity

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About us

At White Space, we develop AI-powered custom-built apps to enable better and faster decision-making for our global client base. Our use cases cover applications in the energy sector and beyond, including portfolio planning, logistics planning, well planning, solar planning, resource planning, and more.
We are a fast-growing scale-up driven by an international and diverse team. Like all great teams, we seek to include only the best and value collaboration, integrity, excellence, and respect.
What we consider special about us is how much we:

  • Focus on delivery and pushing boundaries
  • Deeply believe in building trust over imposing protocol
  • Hold that frequent candid feedback is key to personal and professional growth

Algorithm developer

position summary

As an algorithm engineer, you enjoy solving real-world complex problems with code. You are accountable for the design, development, and integration of algorithms that form the foundation of our custom-built full stack solutions. You get things done, can improvise, and enjoy teaming up with like-minded individuals.

 
responsibilities
  • Design, implement and evaluate bespoke (machine learning) algorithms to address client needs, including Genetic Algorithms, Tree Search Algorithms, Operations research, Deep Reinforcement Learning, and more
  • Perform fast prototyping and validation of novel algorithmic ideas to stimulate algorithmic advancements
  • Stay up to date with relevant research to safeguard our algorithmic foundation
  • Present the outcomes of your activities during progress meetings and through high-quality documentation
  • Promote good coding practices by example and bring legacy code to the next level in terms of functionality, efficiency, and reusability
  • Collaborate cross-functionally alongside other engineers to ensure consistent delivery
 
requirements
  • Strong technical skills; this includes
    • PhD or MSc in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics or related field
    • demonstrable experience with object-oriented programming, preferably Python
    • experience with modeling, simulation, or algorithm development is a plus
  • Strong communication and project management skills; this includes
    • being capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision
    • an awareness of how to formulate and time messages, what channels to use, and how to gather feedback
 
terms & location

This is a permanent staff position, based in The Netherlands

Product owner

position summary

As a product owner, you enjoy delivering digital solutions to solve real-world complex problems. You are accountable for maximising the value of our solutions to best support our clients in making better business decisions. You help safeguard the delivery of our solutions by designing and managing product roadmaps and schedules. You get things done, can improvise, and enjoy teaming up with like-minded individuals.

 
responsibilities
  • Create product roadmaps
  • Develop and manage a project schedule to deliver those product roadmap
  • Estimate and manage resources
  • Manage product development stages (plan, refine, review, sprint)
  • Monitor project progress and make adjustments as needed to ensure delivery (through e.g. daily standups and by managing the product backlog)
  • Create a risk management plan
  • Liaise with management to provide project progress on a consistent basis
  • Liaise with clients to provide project progress on a consistent basis and anticipate client needs
 
requirements
  • Excellent analytical skills
    • this includes critical thinking, logical reasoning, data analysis, creative problem solving, and communication of technical solutions
  • Strong communication skills
    • this includes an awareness of how to formulate and time messages, what channels to use, and how to gather feedback
  • Strong technical skills
    • this includes familiarity with software development and design, agile & scrum frameworks, and IT infrastructure
  • Strong project management skills
    • this includes proven ability to plan and complete projects according to agreed scope, budget, and timeline
  • Strong interpersonal skills
    • this includes proven ability to manage stakeholders, work in a team, and deliver through others
 
terms & location

This is a permanent staff position, based in The Netherlands

Software engineer

position summary

As a software engineer, you enjoy building digital solutions to solve real-world complex problems. You are accountable for the development and maintenance of our backend solutions to support our clients in making better business decisions. You get things done, can improvise, and enjoy teaming up with like-minded individuals.

 
responsibilities
  • Build, extend, and maintain python backend applications and APIs in a microservices environment
  • Setup and maintain databases, and design domain models in collaboration with the senior developers.
  • Continuously improve the quality and robustness of digital solutions through iterative development, adequate testing and documentation
  • Collaborate cross-functionally alongside other engineers to ensure consistent delivery
 
requirements
  • Strong technical skills; this includes
    • at least 5 yrs experience in software development
    • demonstrable experience with our stack: Python, JS React, FastAPI, Docker, PostgreSQL, Kubernetes
    • strong familiarity with best practices around logging and monitoring
    • experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks
    • experience with cloud development, GCP preferred
  • Strong project management skills; this includes
    • experience with working in fast-growing scale-up and managing the associated transition in terms of software / product development
    • being capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision
    • proven experience working in a fast-paced software development environment leveraging core Agile principles
 
terms & location

This is a permanent staff position, based in The Netherlands

core idea
the story of our new logo
The freedom one feels when finding that mental white space to innovate and bring change, like a beam of light entering a dark room
Light as a metaphor for the idea of coming up with a brilliant solution
Having a clear path forward provides focus and clarity