Senior Python Engineer (located in Prague)



Full time

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Position overview

We are looking for a Senior Python Developer, who will work closely with Business Analyst’s & Product Owners to refine user stories and requirements and identify, prioritize and execute tasks within the software development life cycle. We expect a new team member to mentor junior developers, work independently and proactively (look for details and answers, not just wait patiently for a reply), and be comfortable raising challenges and proposing software improvements. It is vital that you have good communication skills and a proven ability to work well with both technical and non-technical colleagues and be comfortable working with minimal supervision.

Embrace the opportunity to leverage cutting-edge technologies like AWS for deployment, Kafka for interactive queue service within a microservice dedicated to card proccessing and “Buy now pay later” service.

Project description An innovative fintech platform is transforming how consumers manage finances and make purchases using BNPL. It offers seamless payment solutions, integrating with various merchants for online and in-store shopping. It provides their users flexible payment options, real-time spending insights, and robust security measures, enhancing their financial management and shopping experiences. Project is active in EU from 2014, expanding to new regions in Q3 2024

Team quantity Currently there is 3 concurrent squads who are managing product features with total number of engineers 30.

Backend technology stack Language: Python 3.11 + Django Database: PostgreSQL Task queue: Celery Messaging: Kafka, RebbitMQ Testing: Pytest, UnitTests CI/CD: GitHub Actions


  • At least 5 years of experience as a Software Developer
  • Clean coding methodologies (SOLID, YAGNI)
  • Fluency in SQL, Python, Unix/bash scripting
  • Ability to write easily understandable and maintainable code in multiple programming languages…polyglot will be a distinct advantage
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of Django
  • Databases SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL), NoSQL (Apache Cassandra, Redis, MongoDB)
  • Be familiar with best practices in microservices, OOP design patterns, queuing patterns, and asynchronous programming (both asyncio and celery-like)
  • Strong communication skills, ability to deliver code to production with feedback and document design decisions
  • Understand the big picture and offer insightful advice about technologies and projects
  • Message brokers: RabbitMQ, Kafka
  • English level – B2

Skills that will be a plus:

  • Experience with prototyping and sketching
  • Side projects or open source contributions
  • Cloud: AWS
  • Java, Javascript, GO
  • Domain Knowledge
  • Previous experience preferred - fintech


  • Develop and support micro-service on lightweight Django ninja template
  • Develop new features and support apps in Django monolith service
  • Write technical specifications for API
  • Translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Implement, review, support and debug the required scope
  • Write tech specs and define project architecture.
  • Write unit tests and integration tests.
  • Participate in code review.
  • Participate in verbal and written communication with the client(s).


  • Hybrid working mode
  • Fair and competitive compensation
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
  • Regular 1:1 team meetings
  • Home Office allowance
  • Multisport Card Contribution
  • Meal vouchers allowance 90CZK/day
  • Office Refreshment /fruits, sweets/coffee etc.)
  • Training possibilities - very individual

We consider candidates, located in Prague, Czech Republic

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