Python Software Engineer (TechOps team)

Job description

We are looking for a Python Software Engineer (internally know as a TechOps Software Engineer) who wants to build technical solutions to optimise our application flows and internal processes. As a TechOps Software Engineer you’ll focus on making client onboarding on our application as fast and smooth as possible.

In this role you will:

  • Implement improvements and automations in our internal configuration and management system to reduce manual operations in the wider organisation.

  • Work collaboratively in a small team where you’ll own your codebase and application infrastructure.

  • Next to coding you’ll share responsibilities on code quality and testing.

  • Provide day to day support to our operational teams.

  • Collaborate extensively with our other engineering teams.

Technologies you’ll work with:

Django, Python, SQL, Kubernetes, Celery

(feel free to ask us why these are the best fit for us)

About the team

The OTA Insight TechOps team in Ghent is the product owner of our internal configuration and management system. As every team wants to scale and focus on the business at hand, it’s our mission to make sure they can. You like our product? We do too ;) Let’s make sure the onboarding goes as fast and flawless as possible. More features and subscriptions can only make this journey that more enjoyable!

About OTA Insight

OTA Insight is a scale-up within the hotel industry. Founded in 2012, with a vision to provide user friendly tools to hoteliers. Today we are considered the global leader in hotel BI and are working with 50,000+ hotels worldwide in 168 countries. As there are more than 1 million hotels worldwide, we are still filled with ambition to grow further.

We generate value to our customers by visualising actionable insights out of our vast datasets. Our tools help hotels to analyse their competition’s room pricing, analyse their hotel revenue, and find out where and when guests are looking and booking. Our products have a profound impact on the day to day activities of our customers, taking away guesswork and simplifying their routines. This has allowed us to grow rapidly over the past few years, adding new products as we solve new problems for our users.

About the offer

As we are a growth company, we offer:

  • A flexible environment that enables you to grow over time and define your role in the way you enjoy it most
  • A compensation that values your work and which we will proactively keep competitive
  • A choice to go green as we take pride in respecting our environment, either with a flexible mobility budget or the best electrical car on the market
  • Ease of mind as we truly care about our team, e.g. by offering the best health & ambulant insurance on the Belgian market
  • A motivation to deliver your best work as we have built a high-bar and very talented team of individuals that are friendly, creative, open-minded and passionate about what they do


You could definitely get our attention, if:

  • You have 1-3 years of experience in software development, and specifically in Python
  • You have a Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or related fields

  • You have basic knowledge of Django and SQL (or willingness to learn)

  • You have great communication skills, both with technical and non-technical parties. With offices and colleagues all over the world, being able to word issues in an approachable way is increasingly important.

  • You are passionate about technology. What unites us is our passion to build great products that delight our users. We want you to take on big technical challenges that substantially improve our products and our user’s workflows!