Software Engineer - Python
Who we are
Klarna’s mission is to free people from all the meaningless time spent managing money and purchases, so they can do more of what they love. Every day at Klarna we help consumers, merchants, and partners to explore just how smoooth the modern purchase experience can be. Our position at the crossroads of payments, consumer financing, ecommerce and banking means we are uniquely positioned to do this. There is no label for what we do.
Klarna was born in Stockholm in 2005 and today has 2000 employees working across Europe and the US. We currently serve 60 million consumers, work together with 90,000 merchants and process more than a million payment transactions a day. We are growing at 40% year on year and our investors include Visa, Atomico, Sequoia Capital, Permira and Bestseller group/ Anders Holsch Povlsen. We have strong partnerships with some of the world’s leading brands, such as ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Zara, Lufthansa and Spotify.
To find out more about what it's like to work at Klarna: klarna.com/careers
This is an excellent opportunity for Software Engineers to join our Collection Development team.
At Klarna we optimise for quality, flow, fast feedback and time to market. To do this we focus on end-to-end ownership, continuous improvement, testing, monitoring and experimentation. We aim for teams that are inclusive, helpful, and have a strong sense of ownership for the things they build.
Technologies you would be working with: Python, PostgreSQL, Docker, Kafka and AWS.
You will work closely with committed and passionate colleagues in a team where everyone helps and educates each other. As you will work close to the business, you will receive constant feedback on your work and you can see how it really helps out in the daily work at Klarna!
Design and develop tools to improve efficiency, increase scalability and reliability of our systems and services, take part in defining the IT strategy for the department, challenge current systems architecture, suggesting and implementing improvements.Drive design discussions, assessing technical tradeoffs, establishing best practices and mentoring less experienced developers.
Who you are
You are a team player. We respect and support each other and we practice agile methodologies including pair programming. You are proficient in at least one major programming language, preferably Python. You are fluent in English, both spoken and written. You enjoy working with the entire life cycle of a service, from writing application code and tests to deploying it to production and supporting it.
Do you code in your spare time?
Great! Send over a link to some of your work. We'd love to take a look.
We can offer you an international working environment filled with smart and ambitious colleagues. We know that diverse teams are strong teams, so we welcome those from different backgrounds and experiences. As part of one of Europe’s fastest growing companies, you'll help play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level.