Software Engineer - Java

Milan, Italy /
Engineering /
/ Hybrid
On our path to becoming the world's favorite way to shop, we’re assembling an unparalleled global talent network, accelerating individual careers, and disrupting entire industries. We are on a mission to liberate humanity from all the meaningless time spent managing their purchases and finances, so they can do more of what they love. We’re in search of global talent eager to embrace our atmosphere and defy their own expectations.

This is an excellent opportunity for Software Engineers to join our office in our tech hub of Milan, Italy.

About Engineering at Klarna

Engineering at Klarna is an inspired, customer focused community, dedicated to crafting solutions that redefine our industry. Working in small, highly collaborative Agile teams, you and your team will have a clear mission and ownership of an important outcome that supports Klarna and our customers. At Klarna we optimise for quality, flow, fast feedback, focusing 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. 

Check out what it's like to be an engineer at Klarna here.

Engineering at Klarna is an inspired, customer focused community, dedicated to crafting solutions that redefine our industry. Working in small, highly collaborative Agile teams, you and your team will have a clear mission and ownership of an important outcome that supports Klarna and our customers. At Klarna we optimise for quality, flow, fast feedback, focusing 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. Our engineers make some of the most significant decisions for the company and we are looking for bold, open and curious developers.

Want to be part of the change? We're expanding several of our engineering teams, including; teams working on our core checkout product, payment services, fraud prevention, or improving our billing service and shipping credentials to name a few.

What you’ll get to do

    • As a backend Java developer, you will work within a specific problem space critical to Klarna’s current needs where you will design, develop and deploy backend services with a focus on scalability, high availability and low latency
    • Collaborate and grow in a dynamic and autonomous environment while working in small, agile and cross functional teams
    • Use the latest technologies to solve real problems for our customers at a massive scale
    • Be part of a team that will take full operational responsibility for the services that you own, and potentially take part in an on-call rotation
    • Share your knowledge and build creative solutions while helping the team evolve best practices

Some of the technologies you’ll get to work with

    • Java
    • Spring and Spring Boot
    • Docker
    • Kafka
    • Microservices architecture on AWS

To succeed in this role, we think you should have

    • Extensive software development experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to Java
    • Great problem solving abilities
    • Working proficiency in English
What we can offer you

Culture - You'll have an opportunity to work with talented people from 90+ different countries in our offices in Milan.

Learning - We have a learning and development focused environment with an emphasis on knowledge sharing, training, and regular internal technical talks.

Compensation - You’ll receive an attractive salary, pension, and insurance plans, plus we offer all of our employees an opportunity to invest in a RSU program and own a stake of the company. You’ll also receive 30 days annual leave and since we recognise that life is about more than work, we also offer benefits for gym memberships, marathons, and all sorts of activities that promote physical health. We also have generous parental leave (for men and women). 

Relocation: Unfortunately we do not offer relocation support for these roles but we would be happy to provide visa support when necessary.

We also believe in contributing back to the open source community. You can find some of our work here https://github.com/klarna.

What we can offer you

Diversity & Community
With our diversity of skills, perspectives and backgrounds, we can create, innovate, and disrupt like no other. Diversity is part of who we are, and essential to our success. 

Ownership & Impact
Here, every voice matters. We’re organised into hundreds of small teams, each run like a start-up, focused on their own problem-space. 

Trust & Collaboration
Successes and failures are won together at Klarna in a melting pot of teams. Win, lose, and learn, we’re on this path together.

If you love what you do, you should love where you do it. We appreciate that everyone’s different and has their own preferences of where and how to work. We genuinely believe in the power of regular face-to-face interactions in building close connections with our teams, but we also strongly believe people can work effectively remotely. This means that combining both is the key to success. 

At Klarna, You can choose between working from the office, remotely within your employment country, or even outside of it for up to 20 working days per year. Flex it up!  

Additionally, we’re providing each Klarnaut with a contribution and equipment to improve this flexible work life. Use it to glow up that personal home office space, or upgrade those work accessories.

Challenges & Rewards
We take a very serious approach to benefits, understanding and aligning with local expectations. We provide meal vouchers, free snacks, fruits and drinks, Mental Health support and a Welfare platform. Our benefits package is always under review! 

Total Compensation & RSU 
We offer an attractive total compensation package that includes for all of our employees the opportunity to invest in a RSU program and own a stake of the company.  We also believe in making contributions back to the open source community. You can find some of our work at https://github.com/klarna.   

About Klarna 
Since 2005 Klarna has been on a mission to revolutionise the retail banking industry. With over 150 million global active users and 2 million transactions per day, Klarna is meeting the changing demands of consumers by helping them save time and money while better managing their cash flow and making informed decisions. Over 450,000 global retail partners, including H&M, Saks, Sephora, Macys, IKEA, Expedia Group, and Nike have integrated Klarna’s innovative technology to deliver a seamless shopping experience online and in-store. Klarna is active in 45 markets, with the fastest growing community of shoppers and a valuation of $6.7 billion. For more information, visit Klarna.com

It is our commitment that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender, identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application. 

How to apply: please send us your CV or Linkedin profile in English.