Software Engineer

Amsterdam, United Kingdom
24 Jun 2019
24 Jul 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Want to get into Blockchain? Give us your software development skills and we'll provide you with on the job training.

Blockchain Platform developer is responsible for the delivery of software, which may include new development, configuration and installation of third party packages, and software integration efforts. It may include tasks from every part of the software development lifecycle, including software and web application design, development, programming, and software deployment.

  • Evaluate and benchmark blockchain platforms and tools
  • Design and develop proofs-of-concept, prototypes and deployments
  • Work with leading startups and vendors for technology development
  • Contribute to Reference architecture for Shell's blockchain platform
  • Collaborate with Shell's internal innovation teams for technologies like Machine learning, Computational Technologies, AI, IoT and Mobility etc.

Blockchain Centre of Expertise (CoE) provides expertise in exploring and maturing the blockchain landscape for Shell businesses by developing prototypes and advice on adoption of software frameworks and platforms related to blockchain. We are a dynamic team experimenting with the exciting new blockchain technology. We build game-changing applications across Shell. Some of the current projects: Carbon Credits, Trading applications, Equipment tracking, Mobility-as-a-Service, Distributed Energy Grids.

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IT Solution Development

Country of Work Location:
Netherlands, United Kingdom

Company Description:
Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.

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Mandatory skills we need from you:
  • Proficient in server-side development using Java/Ruby/Python
  • Proficient in Linux Shell/Perl/Python scripting
  • Programming knowledge of C, C++
  • Experience in SQL and No-SQL databases
  • Demonstrable experience in Cloud deployment tools
  • Knowledge of software repository and version control systems (e.g. Git)
  • Minimum Education or Certification: Graduate degree in CS / CE / EE or relevant fields
  • Blockchain Enthusiast!

Desired skills:
  • Fast learner, curious
  • Pro-active, thoughtful contributor, comfortable working independently
  • Analytical thinking
  • Good understanding of Cloud Computing Environments such as AWS, Azure

What we offer you:
  • At Shell, we're committed to investing in the development of your career and we give people with your skills a platform from which you can deliver and really excel
  • Shell is a company with shared values. Honesty, integrity and respect aren't simply a strap line, but are a part of everything we do. What's more, we're a company that places the highest possible value on the diversity of our people and on our inclusive approach
  • Join us and you'll belong to a world where you can feel pride in your achievements and propel your career with global opportunities

We care deeply about fostering a truly diverse workplace. We believe in doing everything we can to make Shell a flexible, an appealing, and as supportive place for women to work as we can. And we've retained our title as a top employer for women in the Times again in 2016.

We help with things like our formal (and informal) flexible working. Like our global and transparent pay policies backed by leadership team fully supportive of our diversity ambitions. And we'll help foster your career through our Women's Career Development programme and our extensive Women's Network.
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Just let us know about your circumstances if you'd like to apply. We can support you throughout the process. From application, to interview, to your first day of a long career with us.
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