Python Software Engineer (TechOps team)

Job description

It has been a big year here at OTA Insight as we recently had the pleasure of announcing a new series B funding of 80 million which will fuel our investment in product innovation! To accomplish our ambitions plans we are growing our innovation teams significantly where our TechOps Team plays a crucial part in. Ready to have a big impact in an ambitious scale-up? Read along!

OTA Insight is a leading business & market intelligence SaaS provider for the hospitality industry. Our clients include individual hotels and major chains like Hilton, Accor, IHG, etc). Today OTA Insight is present in more than 185+ countries around the world and has more than 55,000 partners.

We are looking for a Python Software Engineer (internally known as a TechOps Software Engineer) who wants to scope, design and develop technical solutions to optimise and automate flows, processes and scale our backend systems.

In this role you will:

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

  • Implement new features and flows in our backend system to support our growing products.

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

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

  • Provide support to our operational teams when they’re struggling with complex issues.

  • Collaborate extensively with our other engineering teams.

  • Take part and own the operational development for new products and features.

Technologies you’ll work with:

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

Technologies you'll see in Engineering:

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. Do 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 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 or Master degree 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 technical challenges that substantially improve our products and our user’s workflows!