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Full Stack Software Engineer

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Software Engineering

Job description

For our RIPEstat team

Hybrid: from home and our office at Amsterdam Central station

Full-time: based on 37.5 hours per week (working part-time is possible)

Salary: up to EUR 70.000 plus excellent secondary benefits (see below)

Important: you should be living in the Netherlands or willing to relocate

At the RIPE NCC, we develop specialised software that has a significant impact on the core of the Internet. As a Full Stack Software Engineer, you’ll become part of a diverse and talented team and work on projects that contribute to this cause. If you are a Software Engineer and want to become a part of our team, then this is the place for you!

RIPEstat is a large-scale information service and the open data platform of the RIPE NCC. It houses essential information on IP address space and Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs) along with related statistics on specific hostnames and countries.

🧠 In this role, you will:

  • Be involved in defining pragmatic and maintainable technical solutions for challenging problems

  • Develop new features working on frontend and backend

  • Maintain and extend our existing services

  • Write, test, and deploy your code

  • Create and collaborate on UI designs, making the UIs of our services more performant, easier to use, and meaningful to our users

  • Work with our DevOps engineers to maintain and improve our CI/CD pipelines

  • Mentor and guide junior software engineers from a content perspective

Job requirements

👀 What we expect from you:

  • Proven web application programming experience using UNIX/Linux server architectures

  • Programming language experience in Python and/or another dynamic language

  • Experience in developing client-side (e.g. browser-based) UIs using modern HTML, JavaScript/TypeScript, CSS, etc. as well as experience with UI frameworks such as Vue/React/Angular/etc.

  • Solid understanding of UI and UX aspects

  • Interest in the topic of basic networking protocols, especially TCP/IP, DNS and BGP

  • Good command of English, both written and spoken

  • Ability to carry out tasks individually as well as work in a team

It would be nice if you have:

  • Working knowledge of relevant client-side languages, tools and frameworks such as JavaScript, JSON, d3, vega-lite, etc.

  • Experience working with column-based or time-series datasets with significant size

  • Experience building data-intensive or (scientific) data visualisation dashboards

  • Understanding of ISP operations, tools and issues

📢 What you can expect from us:

  • A modern, flexible and informal work environment with an emphasis on a healthy work/life balance

  • Flexible work-from-home policy, so you can arrange your weekly office and 'working from home' days in a way that works for you. Working from abroad for a number of days per year is also possible

  • An annual salary of up to EUR 70.000 (before tax). This includes the standard 8% annual “holiday pay”.

  • Excellent secondary benefits: 5% end-of-year allowance, annual budgets for health, transportation and technology purposes, non-contributory pension scheme, paid parental leave, top-tier health insurance coverage for you and your family and 33 vacation days (full-time 37.5 hours)

  • A generous training budget each year that can be used for professional development

  • An in-house free barista providing healthy varied lunches on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and nice breakfasts on Thursdays, plus regular office drinks.

🛜 About the RIPE NCC

The RIPE NCC is a not-for-profit organisation founded on the belief that the Internet should be governed openly, transparently and together with the wider Internet community. We are one of the oldest Internet organisations in Europe and are proud of our legacy.

Our strength is our staff. We bring together more than 180 people from over 40 countries in our modern, vibrant office in the east wing of Amsterdam Central Station. Currently, we have a hybrid way of working and allow our staff to work from their homes and the office. Our official working language is English, but our colleagues speak more than 30 languages.

Our backgrounds are diverse, but our goal is the same: we work for the good of the Internet. Will you join us?

📋How to apply

If interested, please click the ‘Apply’ button and submit your CV and cover letter in English. Adding a cover letter is highly important and appreciated, our team read them carefully.

Not ready to apply yet? Then send me an email to and we can have an informal chat.

At the RIPE NCC, we are proud to serve our members and the RIPE community in 76 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia. We celebrate unique perspectives and talents from different backgrounds and cultures. So if you're passionate about what you do and want to help shape the future of the Internet, apply now - we'd love to hear your story.


Curious about what it’s like to work at the RIPE NCC? Read our conversation with Eleonora Titarenko from the Software Engineering team:

👉 What do you love the most about working at the RIPE NCC?
What I love most about working at the company is the diversity and team atmosphere, coupled with the opportunity to contribute meaningfully to the internet.

👉 How would you describe the atmosphere in your team?
Our team atmosphere is collaborative and dynamic. Everyone is genuinely supportive of each other, contributing to a positive environment where we can all grow professionally and personally.

👉 What do you love the most about your job?
As a software engineer, I love the process of turning ideas into reality. The satisfaction of solving complex problems and seeing my code make a tangible impact is unmatched. It’s both challenging and rewarding.

👉 What did you do in the last team outing?
For our last team outing, we embarked on a Robinson Crusoe-themed quest outdoors. It was an adventure-filled day where we tackled a series of challenges and puzzles inspired by the classic tale of survival and ingenuity. It was a day filled with solving mysteries, overcoming obstacles, laughter, and teamwork. We had a fantastic time connecting with nature and each other.