Python Internship 2023

Salary Competitive

Join a Silicon-Valley backed scale-up in the heart of Aarhus!

WasteHero is a Danish tech scale-up working to solve the problem of inefficient waste collection through smart software and hardware technologies. We’re focused on helping local authorities and organizations save on resources by implementing data-driven waste collection. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

WasteHero developers are shaped to be future superheroes, and our superhero team consists of the most capable developers located in Aarhus. You will be part of an innovative and dynamic team with a flat structure. WasteHero is full of strong technical-minded people who all are on a mission to provide sustainable waste management to all corners of the world. We will provide you with the opportunity to grow and challenge yourself with cutting-edge technologies.


About the role

The WasteHero platform harnesses machine learning to optimize every aspect of waste management, such as route optimization and prediction of container fullness. In your role as a Python developer, you will help further development and with maintaining our development environment and operation systems.


Responsibilities

Your daily tasks could be draw from the following list of examples:

  • CI/DC pipelines for data products

  • DevOps practices

  • Unit tests at class & component level, and integration testing

  • Server or Cloud management

  • Participate in structed code reviews

  • Hands-on experience with modern data processing practices

  • Collaborate with product managers, UI/UX designers, developers

  • Participate in daily SCRUM meetings


About you

  • Experience with working with technical and non-technical people

  • Good Python programming skills: Object Oriented Programming, Python Module design.

  • Codeline discipline

  • Interested in following recent technologies and web trends

  • Comfortable with PM tools: Bitbucket, Jira and Confluence

  • You’re excited about backend challenges, and inspire to always improve yourself


Why Apply

  • When you intern at WasteHero, you're not  just  an intern, you're an important part of our team. You'll be handed responsibility and freedom for your tasks, but your work mates will always be here to support your development when you need a helping hand.

  • Become part of a company that is working towards solving important global challenges through technology. SDG # 11 is our focus.

  • Plenty of room for growth and initiative.

  • A fast-paced, collaborative start-up environment.

  • The WasteHero team is from all over. Denmark, Australia, England, India, Germany, Taiwan - we're a mixed bag! And we like it that way. We welcome Danes and Internationals alike, so you'll always feel at home at WasteHero.


Benefits

  • An incredible work environment located in the heart of Aarhus next to “Dokk1”

  • Highly motivated, growing, the diverse team made up of many different nationalities

  • Great autonomy, strong responsibilities, and a career boost for any entrepreneurs

  • Continuous learning & development opportunities

  • Free snacks, coffee, etc.

  • A great location in Aarhus

  • You'll get a chance to work with some of the most cutting-edge technologies


What you need to know

The internship is unpaid and full-time to fit with your University's requirements. The internship runs for five to six months, depending on your needs.

The start date is flexible and can be arranged to fall on the 1st of January, February or March.

We'll be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis.  

For more information or questions please contact us at ahinrichs@wastehero.io

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

See all 9 benefits

Working at
WasteHero

90% of the world’s waste is collected at the wrong time. At WasteHero, we help cities and businesses reduce their CO2 emissions and collection costs by as much as 50% by monitoring the fill level in containers in real-time so we can dispatch collections at just the right time. We are a fast-growing and ambitious scale-up with a solution touching customers in 50+ countries and are backed by Silicon Valley investors. We are determined to be a world-leading provider of the most sustainable and cost-efficient solution for modern waste management software 🚀 Are you ready to join our mission to redefine the category for modern-day waste management software to save the world? 🍀

Read more about WasteHero

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