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Veson Nautical

In office: France

  • 🇫🇷 France

Backend Software Engineer

Backend / Data Engineer Opportunity!

Who We Are:

Veson Nautical is a well-established and rapidly growing software company working to provide end-to-end logistical, operational, and analytical solutions to propel the efficiency and effectiveness of Maritime Commerce.

In this role, you will work within Veson Nautical’s Shipfix division. Shipfix leverages advanced technology to streamline maritime operations and enhance collaboration across the shipping ecosystem. Shipfix's intuitive platform empowers maritime professionals by simplifying tasks such as chartering vessels, tracking cargo, and analyzing market trends. Shipfix equips professionals with the tools needed to make informed decisions, maximize resources, and navigate the complexities of global trade with confidence. (See More About Us section for further detail)

The Opportunity:

As a Backend/Data Engineer, you will be responsible for evaluating all of the company's customer data, transforming it into a valuable tool for creating value. You'll play a key role in ramping up our Data applications for our innovative solutions.


• Analyze and organize raw data,

• Uniformize and combine complex and large data sources,

• Develop and maintain scalable data pipelines,

• Solve variety of challenging data problems,

• Build intelligent and optimized algorithms, insure deployment and maintenance in production,

• Write and document unit and integration tests,

• Improve quality, accuracy, and performance of existing data models,

• Detect and correct data issues reported by customers,

• Qualify data,

• Collaborate with Data Scientists and core team on several projects,

• Understand and evaluate business needs and objectives,

• Participate in the the elaboration of data-driven business rules and implement them.

Our Stack:

Python, Flask/Django/FastAPI, PostgreSQL, BigQuery, Dataflow, Pandas, SpaCy, GCP, Streamlit


• Previous experience (+3 years) as a Dev backend or in a similar role,

• Expertise in Python and SQL,

• Experience with GCP, Dataflow, BigQuery and PostgreSQL is a plus,

• Team spirit,

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, in French and English,

• Rigor, autonomy, and organization skills,

• Interest in shipping is a plus

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply. While we try to be thorough with our job descriptions, not everything about you as a candidate can be condensed into a list of bullet points

More About Us:

Shipfix is the leading data intelligence platform for shipping and commodities. Our clients transport thousands of tons of grains, minerals, or wet cargoes on the biggest vessels in the world. Our proprietary artificial intelligence-driven tools aggregate cargo and vessel information to optimize daily workflows and address key issues within the industry that can be overcome with Software.

Shipfix extracts, anonymizes, and aggregates billions of data points from the email exchanges in the shipping market. Our SaaS platform provides predictive signals that can be applied to trading strategies across the broad investable universe including but not limited to: Physical freight and derivatives, macro/FX, commodities, and equities. Shipfix datasets are used by top quantitative traders to make trading decisions on a daily basis.

Our unique ability to measure the volumes of commodities several weeks in advance provides an invaluable advantage in volatile markets. For the past 20 years, maritime & trade industries have also relied on limited datasets such as customs data. We are disrupting that.

Our Culture & Perks:

Veson Nautical offers endless technological challenges in an innovative and intellectually stimulating environment.

Shipfix’ team of technology experts (which includes 6 ex-CTOs), is committed to creating a harmonious work environment with hardworking, open-minded, and kind colleagues (many of whom are sports addicts).

We value humility, social intelligence, resilience, and velocity, which are reflected in the way we work and interact with each other.

If you join our fulfilling and rewarding journey, you'll also experience first-hand those benefits:

  • Flexible home-working contracts: we have fully embraced a remote work policy. We don't think collaborative teamwork requires us to be physically in the same office so we'll be happy to welcome you, wherever you're based. We also keep in mind that not everyone can or is happy working from home so we can always provide access to your local co-working space

  • All necessary hardware (MacBook Pro, screen, keyboard, etc.)

  • Competitive Salary

  • Full family healthcare coverage with Alan (yes, that including your partner and kids)

  • Generous celebrations for work and life milestones

  • 3 days dev sessions every 4 months with:

  • Group workouts and relaxing times,

  • Workshops, presentations, brainstorming on tech challenges or focus on specific themes