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Remote, but you must be in the following locations

  • 🇱🇹 Lithuania
  • 🇬🇧 United Kingdom

Senior Backend Engineer (Python)

About Hokodo
We’re an international and diverse team of finance, tech, and data science specialists, based in London, Paris and Vilnius working to modernise B2B payments.

  • Our B2B Buy Now, Pay Later solution enables merchants to offer credit terms to their business customers instantly, resulting in a 40% average increase in revenue for integrated merchants.

  • We are scaling rapidly across Western Europe, with a list of stellar clients and recently raised $40 million in Series B investment to support our mission of enabling 1 million businesses to access a better way to pay by 2025.

  • Join us in our efforts, as we have already made good progress with 43,000 businesses regularly using Hokodo, but need your support to take us to the next level!

About the role
We are looking for an experienced Senior Backend Engineer to join our Tech team, to work on Hokodo’s insurance and payment API. We are seeking a sharp, energetic and passionate individual. We are looking for all varieties of talented engineers, who are driven to grow and make a difference!

Our tech stack

  • Python + django REST framework in the back-end

  • React.js + Redux in the front-end

  • PostgreSQL for the database

  • AWS for the infrastructure

What you’ll be doing If you get excited by the following, this is the role for you.

  • As a Senior Backend Engineer at Hokodo, you will carry our value of creating seamless integrations right through the customer journey. This is key to delivering on our promise to bring trade credit into the digital age and offer business customers a seamless service, in the most painless, straightforward and transparent way.

  • You are quick to learn new technologies, while understanding that the latest new thing isn’t necessarily the best tool. Understanding the value of strong testing and attention to detail while staying open minded and willing to learn new technologies.

  • We know what it’s like to be so involved in a project you get lost in your own bubble, but we’d expect you to be pragmatic and find the right compromise for the sake of overall company goals in delivering our product out to consumers. Whilst we understand you might want your own space, we’re also big on our culture, so you should be open to teamwork and collaboration.

Who we’re looking for
You are a Python veteran, with a good understanding of modern web applications, HTTP and REST APIs. Bonus points if you’re familiar with Django REST framework!

Interview Process

  • Phone Screen with the Talent team - 30 minutes (video call)

  • Hiring Manager Interview with Natalie, our VP of Engineering - 1 hour (video call)

  • Company fit & Technical Interview with Sami, our CTO - 1 hour (video call)

  • Technical Test at home (approx. 2 hours preparation) and Task Review with our Team Leads - 90 minutes (video call)

What’s in it for you?

We’re offering the chance to really make a difference to Hokodo and the wider B2B e-commerce industry. The opportunity for personal growth in a fast-moving startup is very real. Your opinion and feedback will be heard and valued. You'll feel a part of a very special team.

We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including share options.

💻 Remote work

📈 Shares Options

🏖️ Holiday entitlement : 25 days + bank holidays

🎓 Annual Learning and Development budget

🏥 Health Insurance

🫂 Taking well being seriously: Access to qualified therapist, confidentially via video or chat through Spill

👶 Enhanced Parental Leave

🌴 Yearly offsites and other company socials previously, we have been to Malta & Majorca, as well as regular meetups in London and Paris.

🧓 Pension: (we know this is not really a benefit - but we get asked a lot about pension contributions) Employer contribution of 3% and individual contribution of 5% based on qualified earnings.

Don’t tick all of the boxes. Neither do we
We are driven by hiring not only by experience and relevance for the role but also our mission and values, and possess the right attitudes and behaviours for success. We celebrate anything ‘outside of the box’, so if you don’t meet all of the listed tickbox criteria, please do still apply as we’d love to hear from you.

The diversity of our team reflects the diversity of our community and customers. We not only welcome but celebrate diverse communities. We feel we have an empowering environment where everyone is supported and respected, and we want you to feel this too. We welcome new ideas, thinking and approaches and listen intently, and we are strongly committed to learning and improving on this as we grow.