Python Backend Engineer - Entry Level (f/m/d)



Software Engineering
Romania · Berlin, Germany
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024
About the role
Join our Integrations team as a Back-end Software Engineer and play a pivotal role in the development of our decisioning products at Taktile. If you thrive in building cutting-edge software solutions, have a background in Python and AWS, and cherish working in a collaborative team that fosters professional growth, this position is perfect for you.

Location: Taktile is a hybrid company with options to work from our Berlin HQ in Germany or the Iasi Hub in Romania.

Language Requirement: Fluency in English, both written and spoken, is essential as we operate in a remote environment requiring clear and effective communication.
What You'll Do
  • Design and connect our Integration's API with new service providers and products.
  • Architect and implement robust API interfaces.
  • Thoroughly document API endpoints, including expected behavior and integration processes.
  • Proactively monitor integrations to ensure optimized performance and swiftly address any operational issues.
  • Provide ongoing technical support to meet our stakeholders' needs.
  • Enhance the functionality of existing integrations to elevate customer experience (CX).
  • Lead projects from conception through to execution, including ideation, technical design, development, automated testing, release, and production operations.
  • Engage actively in team rituals such as planning sessions, demos, and technical deep-dive discussions.
  • Experience in Python development.
  • Proficient in RESTful API development and management.
Ideal, But Not Required
  • Knowledge of React and TypeScript.
  • Experience with AWS services and serverless architectures.
  • Familiarity with FastAPI.
Our Offer
  • Work with colleagues that lift you up, challenge you, celebrate you and help you grow. We come from many different backgrounds, but what we have in common is the desire to operate at the very top of our fields. If you are similarly capable, caring, and driven, you'll find yourself at home here.
  • Make an impact and meaningfully shape an early-stage company.
  • Experience a truly flat hierarchy and communicate directly with founding team members. Having an opinion and voicing your ideas is not only welcome but encouraged, especially when they challenge the status quo.
  • Learn from experienced mentors and achieve tremendous personal and professional growth. Get to know and leverage our network of leading tech investors and advisors around the globe.
  • Receive a top-of-market equity and cash compensation package.
  • Get access to a self-development budget you can use to e.g. attend conferences, buy books or take classes.
  • Use the equipment of your choice including meaningful home office set-up.
Our Stance
  • We're eager to meet talented and driven candidates regardless of whether they tick all the boxes. We're looking for someone who will add to our culture, not just fit within it. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underestimated and underrepresented in tech to apply.
  • We seek to actively recognize and combat racism, sexism, ableism and ageism. We embrace and support all gender identities and expressions, and celebrate love in its many forms. We won't inquire about how you identify or if you've experienced discrimination, but if you want to tell your story, we are all ears.
About us
Taktile exists to create value for organizations through smarter and safer decisions at scale. Our goal is to become the world's leading software provider for automated decision-making in the financial services industry and, to date, our software has been used by our customers to power over 1'000’000 critical business decisions every day.

Taktile is based in Berlin, London and New York City. It was founded by machine learning and data science veterans with extensive experience building and running production ML in financial services. Our team consists of engineers, entrepreneurs, and researchers with a diverse set of backgrounds. Some of us attended top universities such as Harvard, Oxford, and Stanford and some of us have no degree at all. We have accumulated extensive work experience at leading tech companies, startups, and the enterprise software sphere.

Our backers include Y Combinator, Index Ventures, and stellar angels such as the founders of Looker, GitHub, Mulesoft, Datadog and UiPath.