Open Source Developer Python (Student)
Open Source Tool Developer for Python projects in international automotive companies
Type: Part time
Start date: 01.09.2021
Salary: based on commitment
Needed experiences on job: 0
Location: Soest + remote
Average coding part: > 95%

Job description

useblocks has created a Docs-As-Code approach for managing requirements and specifications inside Sphinx based documentations. Key component of this approach is the Sphinx extension Sphinx-Needs, for which useblocks is the maintainer.

Several companies and organizations are using this extension worldwide. We are searching for a developer, who wants to work with international customers from automotive OEM and TIER-1 companies and help them to implement new features into Sphinx-Needs.

Beside this Sphinx-based work, there are additional projects available regarding customer specific tool development.


useblocks is a software consulting company with a strong focus on international automotive companies.

  • 30 holidays per year
  • 100 € monthly education budget
  • Transparent salary
  • Huge home office part
  • Adjustable mix of coding and project management
  • Easy project switch to learn new technologies and teams
  • Support to setup your own reputation on Github et al.

Take a look on to get detailed information of an average work day at useblocks or to see more details about our benefits.

Needed skills

Technical skills

  • Python
  • Linux
  • Git
  • Sphinx/RST
  • Python packaging (setuptools, pip, pipenv)
  • Continuous integration (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Package deployment (e.g. Artifactory)
  • Javascript
  • PyCharm/VSCode IDE

Project management and soft skills

  • English language
  • Communication skills
  • OpenSource project organization
  • German language
  • OpenSource project infrastructure
  • JIRA ticket system


  • Work on open source projects
  • Find and understand problems and bug reports
  • Collect and manage requirements
  • Implement new features and bug fixes
  • Document software
  • Talk to customers


As student your salary is based on your skill set and the time you may need to learn new stuff. If you already fulfill 100% of the job's requirements, you can get an idea of your salary under


For application just send us some words about you and your passions as e-mail to

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call Daniel or send an e-mail.

Daniel Woste
+49 89 / 21 53 90 95
useblocks GmbH
Kungelmarkt 2a
59494 Soest

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