Senior back-end developer or dev/ops engineer

StartMail is a trusted and reliable, encrypted private email provider. Our technology protects people's data and email activity with state-of-the-art security and technology.

Underneath the new webmail client that we have been building is a large back-end system with Terabytes of email data. We need help managing and expanding that in order to deliver new functionality to the webmail as well to make it as efficient and scalable as we can.

What will you be doing?

We need a strong Python application programmer to work on the API for the webmail client as well as the back-end services that are mostly written in Python. There are many aspects to running a private / encrypted email service and you'll be working on most of them such as:

Since we run all this on our own hardware we want you to also help us automate the operations side. We are moving from virtual machines to containers at the moment.

We are looking for you!

We are looking for you if you are a die-hard Python application developer or if you are the Python application programmer with deep Linux knowledge. You'll work in our The Hague office although currently we are almost fully work-from-home.

We need you foremost to care about privacy, customer experience, simplicity and transparency.

Besides that, you:

Experience with any of the following is a plus

What do we offer?

We offer:

For more information or to apply, send an email to