Working Student Developer @ Commodity Intelligence Platform

February 20, 2024
17 - 18 / hour
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Hours: 16 – 32hours/week (16 is a minimum requirement)
Salary: €17 – €18/hour*
Type: Hybrid
Company: Commodity Intelligence Platform

About The Company:

The company in question has established itself as a leading force in the commodity intelligence platform sector, aiming to transform complex data into actionable insights for a broad spectrum of users including buyers, sellers, and traders. It is celebrated for offering real-time information on a variety of metrics such as pricing, production, import, export, and more, across over 15+ agricultural commodities. The platform pulls information from more than 300 sources, enabling users to stay abreast of the latest trends in Import & Export, Supply & Demand, Production, Consumption, Weather, among others.

Role Overview:

As working student developer at this company, you will be immersed in the technicalities of developing high-performance crawlers that navigate and extract data from various sources. You’ll work closely with their experienced data development team to learn and apply best practices in Laravel, PHP, and MySQL database management. You will not only work on data scrapers, but also have the option to work on the architecture around these scrapers and databases. This role offers a unique blend of technical challenges and opportunities for personal development, ideal for students passionate about coding and eager to make a tangible impact in the field of data processing and development.

Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Build efficient crawlers to scrape and process data from multiple sources, employing PHP and Laravel.
  • Work with MySQL databases to store, retrieve, and manage data efficiently, ensuring integrity and performance.
  • Collaborate with team members to ideate, troubleshoot, and implement solutions that push the boundaries of what our crawlers can achieve.
  • Engage in ongoing learning and development through company-sponsored events, workshops, and courses.


  • Strong desire to learn PHP or start using your PHP skills and related technologies.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and contribute to a collaborative environment.
  • Fluent English communication skills.
  • Available to work a minimum of 16 hours per week, with flexibility to accommodate academic schedules.
  • First 2 to 3 weeks you will need to be present at the office in Amsterdam for the full 16 hours, after this hybrid options are possible.

What We Offer:

  • Gain practical experience in PHP, Laravel, MySQL, and AWS, working on real-world projects that matter.
  • Benefit from the guidance and support of their experienced developers, who will help you grow your skills and confidence in software development.
  • Enjoy a flexible schedule tailored to your academic commitments, with the opportunity for full-time work during holidays.
  • Experience the best of both worlds with our hybrid work setup, starting with an intensive on-site onboarding process in Amsterdam, followed by a balanced mix of remote and office work.
  • Leverage this opportunity to explore your career options within CodeHive, and potentially secure a permanent position with us or our partner companies.
  • €17 – €18/hour (€15 – €16/hour base salary + 8.3% holiday pay + 8% paid holiday hours)

Interested? Here’s What to Do Next:

If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding journey with CodeHive, enriching your knowledge and skills in PHP development, we want to hear from you. Click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. This is more than just an parttime job; it’s your doorway to a career filled with possibilities and the chance to make a significant impact in the world of data architecture.

About CodeHive:

In the first year, you will be employed by CodeHive, and the company will hire you as a flexible force. Thus, you will truly be part of both the CodeHive team and the company’s team. Through CodeHive, you can benefit from events, meetings, and courses to improve your professional skills and expand your network. After 1 or 2 years, you can choose to join the company directly, provided they also see it as a good match. This way, you can effectively explore your career opportunities during your studies and gain clarity on your path after graduating.