Senior Backend Engineer

Remote (EU) /
Engineering /
Full-time
Secfi is trusted by thousands of startup employees for equity planning and financing. We’re the first to provide a proprietary suite of equity planning tools, 1:1 guidance with licensed equity strategists and a set of financing products that enable employees to own a stake in the company they helped build. We also provide company-wide education for startups at all stages to help their team make the best decision for their own situation. Currently, we have worked with employees from more than 80% of all U.S. unicorns.

Working for a startup is like building a plane already flying in the air. It’s messy, it’s exciting, and you are constantly learning. Our core values — customer focus, perseverance, action, ownership, diversity and team — are embedded in everything we do.

The Role
For our Engineering team in Amsterdam we are looking for experienced and talented Software Backend Engineer (Python) who can help us improve the general quality of the codebase, implement best practices, and mentor more junior engineers. You’ll be responsible for building core services and essential business systems, Reusable libraries for future use, and optimized infrastructure to scale our services.

Responsibilities

    • Perform hands-on development
    • Suggest and drive code quality improvements/initiatives
    • Suggest and drive architectural improvements/initiatives
    • Mentor/guide less experienced developers
    • Suggest development standards and principles

What we’re looking for

    • 3 to 7 years of relevant work experience in Python
    • Experience with Python build processes and running Python applications in production environments
    • Experience with cloud computing
    • Pre: experience with Docker and Kubernetes, AWS services
    • Pre: experience as a tech lead or a leadership role in general
    • Demonstrated passion for building comprehensive, intelligent and elegant solutions
    • Strong communication & team collaboration skills and willingness to learn
    • Strong record of professional achievement, work ethic, and positive attitude
    • Fun person to work with
    • Fluent in English

What we offer

    • Competitive salary, retirement benefits 
    • Employee-friendly equity plan
    • A clear leveling framework to facilitate career progression
    • 24 paid holidays
    • Birthday off 
    • Annual training budget (3% of your annual salary)
    • Additional savings contribution (2%)
    • Internal 1-1 coaching
    • Customized home work station stipend
    • And last but not least, a great and fun experience
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