Software Developer

Employment: full time
Location: Rotterdam

KOTUG OptiPort is looking for a developer to further develop the KOTUG OptiPort application, a game-changing AI-based solution for the maritime industry worldwide.

About KOTUG OptiPort
KOTUG OptiPort started its digital mission to optimize port operations in 2017. Since then, we have gained a lot of experience in a number of leading ports around the globe, where we are optimizing tugboat fleets for our clients in a revolutionary way.
As we are growing towards a web-based solutions platform, we are looking for a Software Developer

About the job

  • You will be involved in the design and development of our OptiPort platform
  • Perform code reviews, testing, debugging, and troubleshooting to ensure high-quality and reliable software
  • Work closely with other developers to ensure system consistency and improve user experience.
  • Work with stakeholders to gather requirements, develop technical specifications, and provide project status updates.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest AI and back-end development trends, technologies, and tools

Who are we looking for?
Our perfect candidate has the following competencies:

  • Attention to detail
  • Working independently
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Affinity with maritime challenges
  • Effective problem solver
  • Accurate, even when under time pressure
  • Forward-thinker
  • Able to prioritize, plan and multi-task
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently
  • Authorized to work in the Netherlands


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Experience as a Back-end Developer or in a related role (full stack experience is certainly an advantage)
  • Strong programming skills in using Python
  • Good knowledge of algorithms, various software development practices and data structures
  • Exposure to overall python code best practices
  • SDLC (software development life cycle) knowledge
  • Able to translate operational processes into software

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Mathematical Programming and/or Optimization Models
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform

We look forward to hearing from you! Fill in the contact form below.

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