Software developer


  • < 15 persons
Job description

About CityTaps

CityTaps is a social startup whose mission is to boost the health, dignity and economic opportunity of the urban poor by enabling them to access running water at home.

We are developing connected prepaid water meters that integrate with mobile money systems and our cloud software, to bring running water at home for millions of urban poor in developing countries.
About the job

Your work will help children go to school, women get an income and families enjoy a more healthy life.

We need your help to build our web-based cloud application, and roll out our first deployment in Niger. In close collaboration with and under the leadership of our CTO, you will be responsible for developing the software from end to end.

You will report directly to the CTO and be an integral part of our startup: small, dynamic, and international team that speaks speaks English and sometimes French.

About you

  • You like technology, and want to use your skills to make the world a better place for millions of people.

  • You have an engineering/computer science degree, or are a self-taught developer with a track record that you can show (github/stackoverflow, etc...).

  • You want to write code that makes you (and your mum) proud.

  • You’re fluent in Python, with several years of experience. You’re capable of designing parts of a backend application almost from scratch.

  • You’ve used Django or equivalent frameworks to build reasonably complex applications, APIs and web services.

  • You have a good understanding of network protocols (TCP/IP, OSI model, etc…)

  • You don’t just write code, you write test suites and deployment scripts with ansible or similar

  • Low level embedded coding skills are a great bonus (C/C++/ASM)

  • Everything you do is documented and version controlled.

  • You learn fast, can work autonomously and are capable of managing other people to support a growing team

  • You are a team player with a good sense of humour.

Nobody’s perfect - if you don’t meet all of the criteria, you should still send us your CV:

Type of contract


Depends on your skills
How to apply?
send CV + cover letter to
More informations
  • Paris (flexible)
  • Website
  • Unknown
  • Posted on 11-04-2015
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