Senior Python Back-End Developer @ Pollen

Job description

💸   Salary: 18 500 – 26 500 PLN net/mo (salary based on seniority; pay transparency as part of the culture)

🤝  Contract type: B2B

📍   Location: Primary focus is Wrocław but open to remote with regular visits (every 2-4 weeks) 

📏   Length: Long-term

🏃‍♂️   Start: ASAP
👀   Vacancies: 3

Freedom. Ownership. Mastery. Do you see those values as universal drivers for company culture? If you are also an experienced Python developer who pursues purpose through passion, then you are at the right place! You get one life. Live it. Join Pollen.

About Pollen 

Pollen is an international scale-up and the world leader in word of mouth sales, changing the game in live music, live sport, and travel. Having closed out $60m in funding from world-class Venture Capital’s, they are expanding rapidly on both sides of the Atlantic.

Their marketplace enables festival and concert giants such as Live Nation and Universal Music group to revolutionise fan interaction and convert their fans into their strongest sales channel. With 35,000 active ambassadors globally, we have recently moved into sports, with product launches in North America set for the NBA, NFL, NHL, and MLS. Their travel business is already the market leader across North America and has allowed them to tap into an increasingly larger share of an $800m market.

They scale quickly and boast very high talent satisfaction scores, which they put down to their innovative culture, focused entirely on self-development and empowering you to work in a way that enables you to deliver the best results. They want you to work at your happiest so take as much holiday as you need, choose your own hours and which meetings you attend. They also invest heavily in coaching, focusing on individual growth and self-awareness to creating high-performing teams. Watch their CEO talk about their innovative culture :)

As a Senior Python developer at Pollen, you will contribute significantly to our services' software and system design. You’ll be working in an inclusive team that values collaboration and learning in a company growing rapidly and taking on new challenges. Their entire service is built using Python 3, Django, GraphQL, React.js, and SASS. Check out their repository :)

Main responsibilities

  • Contribute towards the company's success by growing the existing platform using Python 3, Django 2.0, and GraphQL on top of multiple internal services and including external APIs (including integrating various ticketing providers and payment processing platforms).
  • Collaborate with product, design, and other teams to gain sufficient business understanding to serve the clients, customers, and colleagues' needs and support your team members in delivering solutions.
  • Balance the trade-offs of delivering sustainable code that provides an excellent customer experience in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Model good leadership behaviour by engaging in peer to peer feedback and code reviews to foster a healthy, collaborative engineering culture as measured by Spotify-style squad health checks.
  • Use test automation and agile practices to deliver features continuously to production, measured by feedback and daily releases going smoothly.
  • Improve the DevOps culture by participating in daily releases and technical customer support.

Job requirements


Must have

  • Back-end Technologies/libraries - Python, Django, RabbitMQ, Celery
  • Proven experience working on products with significant scale, particularly good if part of a startup environment
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal

Good if you also have:

  • GraphQL (ex. Strawberry, Graphene)
  • Apollo
  • AWS
  • Start-up & product environment experience 

Hit the “Apply” button if you have what it takes to be part of the Pollen team! 🔥​​​🔥​​🔥​