Python Back-end Developer for AUKA

Job description


💸 Salary: 3000  – 3750 EUR/mo net

🤝 Contract: B2B Contract

📍 Location: 100% Remote (occasionally visiting Bucharest) ONLY CANDIDATES FROM ROMANIA

🏃‍♂️ Start: ASAP

📏 Length: permanent

Are you ready to take the challenge?

ITCraftship is a premium recruitment company helping international startup businesses find and screen the right talent to help them reach their development and business goals. We’re looking for a Python Developer to join AUKA – a fast-growing FinTech startup from Norway that is now setting up their office in Bucharest. You’ll have a chance to work in an international team and enjoy the freedom and flexibility provided by a work from home arrangement.

If you want to take your career to the next level with a young startup team and interesting challenges, then you've just found the perfect offer!

AUKA has developed the first mobile payments platform in the Nordics and since 2010 has been awarded the Fastest growing Fintech, 500 EMEA by Deloitte in 2016, and recognized by the CFI Magazine Technology Awards as the Best Mobile Payments Platform in Europe in 2017 and 2018.

AUKA is also a part of the Google Cloud Customer Advisory Board and is using some of the newest Google Cloud technologies, such as the Cloud Firestore and they run fully on the Google App Engine. They also utilize great practices from CI/CD pipelines as well as agile project management principles. It’s a team where you’ll get a chance to grow and thrive as a modern web developer. Some of the tools they use are Bitrise, CircleCI, Clubhouse.

You have the opportunity to join their 35+ people team and help them conquer new markets with their Settle mobile payments platform. You will work with amazing fellow developers that participate in an exciting initiative such as Mobile Era. Go give yourself a chance to enjoy a dynamic startup culture!

If you join the team your daily tasks will include:


  • implementing new bank integrations and bank connection;
  • supporting the core domain;
  • contributing to code quality strategy as well as test automation, writing unit tests, integration tests and do peer reviews;
  • creating a database structure;
  • deliver APIs.

What you’ll get:


  • a remote job with occasional visits in Bucharest;
  • private office in one of the best co-working spaces;
  • competitive salary depending on your experience;
  • a cross-platform, unit tested React Native app backed by a Python backend running on Google App Engine and using Google Firestore for app state synchronization;
  • flexible work hours;
  • work in an international, agile team;
  • a growing company of 35 people.


Job requirements


You have:

  • several years of experience as a software developer and at least 1-year experience with programming in Python 3;
  • general knowledge about ACID;
  • an interest in building modern financial services that challenge the old and entrenched players in the payment space;
  • self-reliance and ‘get things done’ approach;
  • fluency in both spoken and written English and effective communication with teammates.

Bonus points for:

  • familiarity with CircleCI, Buildbot, and the eventual consistency model;
  • knowledge of Cloud Build for production deployments;
  • experience with making idempotent APIs;
  • experience with NoSQL solutions (i.e. Firebase, Google Data Store), it is also nice to have an understanding of BigQuery;
  • agile software development is well-known for you (we do a mix of Scrum and Kanban).


Our recruitment process is well-organised and fast-paced. We're engineers ourselves, so we know whom we're looking for. It is possible to shake hands on the offer in as little as 3 – 4 weeks from starting the process. We value your time and offer feedback at every step of the process.

Please only apply using the APPLY link below – if you apply through other means like e-mail it can get lost in space ;)