Software Engineer VirGeo


Nootdorp, Netherlands


Experienced Level


Full time



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Job Description

For our Nootdorp office we are looking for a software engineer to join our Geo-data Delivery Team. If you are a software development enthusiast, passionate about developing cutting-edge, cloud-based client data delivery systems and digital twins in the Geo-data domain, then this is the position for you!

The goal of Geo-data Delivery Team is to develop a robust and scalable data provisioning and managements infrastructure that constitutes a plumbing behind a digital twin or a client delivery portal. For that purpose, we leverage AWS, Azure services and integrate them with Fugro customized and third-party products.

At Fugro we challenge ourselves with projects that focus on sustainable developments such as blue economy, mapping oceans and renewable energy. To achieve that we aim to digitally transform our data flow processes, unlock insights from Geo-data and deliver the results to our clients as digital twins; fully automated and at global scale.

Your role

  • Together with the team, you define and develop a Geo-data Delivery “plumbing” system that enables to link all Geo-data within Fugro with associated metadata and expose it in an automated and scalable way within client facing online portals;

  • You focus on the development of good quality code that underpins the Geo-data delivery infrastructure;

  • You interpret vendor software specifications and leverage 3rd party or open-source solutions for advantage of the team’s development;

  • You bring new ideas to the team;

  • You understand the challenges associated with scalability (1000+ active projects, 1000+ simultaneous users, TBs of data) data and therefore design and build an optimal architecture;

  • You work closely with IT team to guaranty simple user access and maintain security;

  • You work with GIS teams helping to automate and align their data management processes.

Your track record

  • You have a BSc or MSc degree in a technical field;

  • You are a software developer focused on delivering high quality code that can set an example for other developers;

  • You have at least 4+ years of experience with Python, in a professional enterprise software development setting;

  • You are open to fast prototyping and leveraging existing code towards an optimal solution;

  • You have a “fail fast” mentality;

  • You are a tech-savvy, try to automate every process and thrive on building cutting-edge and scalable solutions;

  • You enjoy working with big data and handling spatial and temporal complexity of Geo-data poses an interesting challenge for you.

It is considered a plus if you

  • You have experience with modern cloud technologies, preferable AWS or Azure;

  • You are familiar with GIS systems.

What Fugro offers

  • A competitive salary;

  • 29 holidays per year based on a fulltime employment (of which 4 are appointed by Fugro management) and the possibility to purchase 12 additional days;

  • Extensive career & training opportunities;

  • Flexible working hours and the ability to work from home in accordance with your manager and corporate policies;

  • Commuting allowance;

  • Modern pension scheme;

  • Collective health insurance;

  • Possibility to register with our corporate fitness plan;

  • Coaching options through our EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Are you interested?

Please visit our Company Page to find out more on what it is like to work at Fugro.

If you have any further questions, please contact Bram van der Ploeg, Recruiter, +31 6 3458 0051.

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated**.**

For more information

Bram van der Ploeg