Fullstack Developer

  • Full-time

Company Description

We are the world’s largest independent energy and commodities trading company. Every day we use our expertise and logistical networks to distribute energy around the world, efficiently and responsibly. From 40 offices worldwide, we seek to add value across the energy supply chain, including deploying our scale and market understanding to help facilitate the energy transition. To date, we have committed over $2.2 billion of capital to renewable projects, and are identifying and developing low-carbon opportunities around the world.

Our people are our business. Talent is precious to us and we create an environment in which individuals can reach their full potential, unhindered by hierarchy. Our team comprises more than 65 nationalities and we are committed to developing and sustaining a diverse work force. Learn more about us here.


Job Description

As a talented python developer, you will help us continue expanding our CTRM platform, fuelled by the rich data generated by our inhouse end-to-end trading system as well as external datasets. We are growing rapidly and are looking for exceptional candidates to help us deliver on our mission. This role will have the opportunity to interface directly with the business, ranging from paper operators to top management to drive our requirements and deliver a wide range of capabilities.

As a member of the CTRM team, located in Geneva, Switzerland, you will:

  • Be part of a global development team
  • Take ownership of a desk driven initiative and re-architecture the application where applicable
  • Write modular, reusable components to liaise between external sources of data, internal tools and databases
  • Maintain the cleanliness and centrality of the Vitol Python codebase
  • Port legacy code to Python where appropriate
  • Be able to translate business requirements into a technical delivery following existing patterns where possible


  • 5+ years of enterprise-level coding experience in Python
  • Experience building backend application in Python is a must
  • Experience using a TypeScript framework ideally React.js
  • Database knowledge (Oracle, Postgres, Redis) and SQL
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented design, design patterns, SOA architectures
  • Proficient understanding of peer-reviewing, code versioning, and bug/issue tracking tools.
  • Takes great pride in the finished project, with a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to drive interactions with project stakeholders
  • Proactive and user-focused, with a can-do attitude and a genuine interest in the functional as well as technical aspects of each challenge encountered
  • Drives software development best practices
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities
  • Excellent English oral and written skills

Additional Information

  • Familiarity with containerization solutions like Docker
  • Previous experience in the commodities and/or trading industry
  • University degree (Bachelor or Master) in Computer Science, MIS, or an equivalent field
  • French language skills an advantage


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