NET2GRID SmartBridge

Software Engineer position, cloud team



NET2GRID has since its foundation in 2012 been building an ecosystem consisting of low-cost in-home gateway devices that connect to the cloud based Service Delivery Platform. The gateways are available with common communication standards, such as Zigbee, WiFi, BLE, 868 and Ethernet. The Platform is cleverly engineered to process a nearly unlimited number of low-bandwidth messages from and to the gateways using multiple scaling server components.


Ynni is our advanced energy insight platform, reducing energy suppliers’ cost to serve while increasing customer engagement. Greater energy consumption insights and deeper, more trusting customer relationships translate into reduced customer churn and opportunities for upsell. Ynni makes energy more meaningful to their customers. Its features include: Appliance recognition, energy disaggregation, personal advice, challenges and gamification to save energy & cost and prevent customers’ yearly bill shock.


Is that something you’d like to contribute to?


Your role:


  • You develop, test and implement mostly PHP and Java solutions in complex cloud architecture, both for our user facing interface (API, Portal) and back-end processes.
  • You work in an autonomous team; together you oversee software from development to production.
  • You are and feel responsible for your software.
  • You innovate on a daily basis, both from a functional and a technical standpoint.


Who you are


A Software Engineer who is passionate about modern cloud based solutions. You have a proven ability to comprehend functional requirements, and can translate those insights into scalable solutions. You cherish performance, security and craftsmanship. You keep close tabs on IT-developments and love to be a front-runner. You love working in an autonomous scrum team. The teams are located in Zeist (The Netherlands), Thessaloniki (Greece) and Germany and work together on a daily basis. Team membership is not necessarily linked to the location and transferring between teams is a possibility.


The cloud team focuses on building highly scalable cloud and web services. You will primarily work on backend solutions, micro services, however knowing your way around frontend definitely helps. We build using AWS, RabbitMQ, PHP, Java, Python and are always looking to improve or expand our existing stack.


Our Software Engineers ‘breathe’ IT-technology, and their programming skills are vital to the ongoing success of NET2GRID.



Must haves


  • Skilled in object oriented programming
  • A university degree (Informatics / Electrical Engineering or similar)
  • Verifiable academic level of thinking and working
  • 1-2 years of relevant working experience is nice, but talented young academics are also encouraged to respond!
  • Fluency in English
  • Communicative skills are key; you spar with team members and various stake holders


Nice to haves


  • PHP and its Frameworks (Symfony, Zend or CakePHP)
  • Experience with other languages is an advantage, such as Java, Python, R, MatLab
  • Having worked in Scrum/Agile environments
  • API development (SOAP/RESTful web services)
  • Nginx or Apache experience
  • Load balancing, Server Clusters, MemCache and Amazon Web Services
  • Back-end development with MSSQL, MySQL, NoSQL
  • Message brokers, such as RabbitMQ
  • Git Version Control
  • Data Mining, Machine Learning, Data Analysis with any language or software (R, Java, Python, MATLAB etc)
  • Algorithmic and analytical statistics background
  • Basic knowledge of Energy and Energy Consumption


Why work at NET2GRID?


NET2GRID is still a relatively small company that is about to take off on an exciting, fast-paced journey serving major energy providers in Europe. We anticipate accelerated growth in the next few years. The technology is recognized as state of the art by a number of large international energy service providers. You get the chance to contribute to the enthusiasm and the entrepreneurial spirit of the current team and help grow NET2GRID.

Are you interested? send your resume now to Dimitrios Doukas,