Klarna

Software Engineer -Python/AI

Milan, Italy
API SQL AWS PostgreSQL Flask Docker Python FastAPI Django
Description
On our path to becoming the world's favorite way to shop, we’re assembling an unparalleled global talent network, accelerating individual careers, and disrupting entire industries. We are on a mission to liberate humanity from all the meaningless time spent managing their purchases and finances, so they can do more of what they love. We’re in search of global talent eager to embrace our atmosphere and defy their own expectations.

This is an excellent opportunity for Software Engineers to join our office in our tech hub of Milan, Italy.

About Engineering at Klarna

Engineering at Klarna is an inspired, customer focused community, dedicated to crafting solutions that redefine our industry. Working in small, highly collaborative Agile teams, you and your team will have a clear mission and ownership of an important outcome that supports Klarna and our customers. At Klarna we optimise for quality, flow, fast feedback, focusing on end-to-end ownership, continuous improvement, testing, monitoring, and experimentation. We aim for teams that are inclusive, helpful, and have a strong sense of ownership for the things they build. 

Check out what it's like to be an engineer at Klarna here.

On our path to becoming the world’s favorite way to shop, we’re assembling an unparalleled global talent network, accelerating individual careers, and disrupting entire industries. We are on a mission to liberate humanity from all the meaningless time spent managing their purchases and finances, so they can do more of what they love. We’re in search of global talent eager to embrace our atmosphere and defy their own expectations.

Engineering at Klarna is an inspired, customer focused community, dedicated to crafting solutions that redefine our industry. Working in small, highly collaborative Agile teams, you and your team will have a clear mission and ownership of an important outcome that supports Klarna and our customers. At Klarna we optimise for quality, flow, fast feedback, focussing on end-to-end ownership, continuous improvement, testing, monitoring and experimentation. We aim for teams that are inclusive, helpful, and have a strong sense of ownership for the things they build.

Our engineers make some of the most significant decisions for the company and we are looking for bold, open and curious developers. As a Klarnaut, you’ll be inspired to contribute to the growth of Europe’s most highly valued fintech and your work will reach millions of users.

At Klarna, we have a culture of experimentation and innovation, which is why we are thrilled to embark on our AI journey. As such, we are seeking talented engineers who share our passion and want to be a part of this exciting journey.

The Role

    • We are currently seeking a Software Engineer with experience in AI and automation.
    • You will work as part of our AI team, responsible for building cutting-edge solutions internally for Klarna.
    • As a Klarnaut, you'll be inspired to contribute to the growth of Europe's most highly valued fintech, and your work will reach millions of users.

Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with a talented team dedicated to experimentation and innovation.
    • Build cutting-edge solutions using AI and automation.
    • Own an internal system that supports Klarnauts at all levels, up to CXOs in their daily work.
    • Explore new domains and opportunities within Klarna after a few months of working in the People AI.

Requirements: Technical Skills

    • Backend Engineering experience with one or more general-purpose programming languages, including Python.
    • Experience with Cloud technologies, preferably AWS (Serverless, Lambda, Redshift, S3, EC2, PostgreSQL, etc.).
    • Good knowledge of Python 3 basics.
    • Experience working with at least one Python Web frameworks like Flask, FastAPI, Django, etc.
    • Experience of working with REST APIs, web sockets and integrations with third-party systems.
    • Experience with TDD (Test Driven Development), Unit tests, Integration tests, etc.
    • Good knowledge of SQL.
    • Experience working with Docker.
    • CI/CD tools (Jenkins).
    • Observability and Monitoring tools (Datadog).

Soft Skills

    • Working proficiency in English.
    • Great communication and problem-solving abilities across competences.
    • Self-driven, proactive and curious in mindset.
    • Stakeholder management will be a big part of your day-to-day work.
    • Possesses the ability to act independently, coupled with strong collaboration and coordination skills.
    • Regular involvement in code reviews, pair-programming, design/architecture discussions within the team and domain.
    • Willingness to adapt, learn and own the solutions and innovations needed.
    • Willingness to learn new technologies and move between different tech stacks
    • Mentor junior engineers.
What we offer:

Diversity & Community
With our diversity of skills, perspectives and backgrounds, we can create, innovate, and disrupt like no other. Diversity is part of who we are, and essential to our success.

Ownership & Impact
Here, every voice matters. We’re organized into hundreds of small teams, each run like a start-up, focused on their own problem-space.

Trust & Collaboration
Successes and failures are won together at Klarna in a melting pot of teams. Win, lose, and learn, we’re on this path together.

If you love what you do, you should love where you do it. We appreciate that everyone’s different and has their own preferences of where and how to work. We genuinely believe in the power of regular face-to-face interactions in building close connections with our teams, but we also strongly believe people can work effectively remotely. This means that combining both is the key to success. 

At Klarna, You can choose between working from the office, remotely within your employment country, or even outside of it for up to 20 working days per year. Flex it up!  

Challenges & Rewards
We take a very Swedish approach to benefits. Support for parents, health and wellness perks—we’ve got you covered.

About Klarna
Since 2005 Klarna has been on a mission to revolutionize the retail banking industry. With over 150 million global active users and 2 million transactions per day, Klarna is meeting the changing demands of consumers by saving them time and money while helping them be informed and in control. Over 450,000 global retail partners, including H&M, Saks, Sephora, Macys, IKEA, Expedia Group, and Nike have integrated Klarna's innovative technology to deliver a seamless shopping experience online and in-store. Klarna has over 6,000 employees and is active in 45 markets. For more information, visit Klarna.com

It is our commitment that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender, identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application.

What we can offer you

Diversity & Community
With our diversity of skills, perspectives and backgrounds, we can create, innovate, and disrupt like no other. Diversity is part of who we are, and essential to our success. 

Ownership & Impact
Here, every voice matters. We’re organised into hundreds of small teams, each run like a start-up, focused on their own problem-space. 

Trust & Collaboration
Successes and failures are won together at Klarna in a melting pot of teams. Win, lose, and learn, we’re on this path together.

If you love what you do, you should love where you do it. We appreciate that everyone’s different and has their own preferences of where and how to work. We genuinely believe in the power of regular face-to-face interactions in building close connections with our teams, but we also strongly believe people can work effectively remotely. This means that combining both is the key to success. 

At Klarna, You can choose between working from the office, remotely within your employment country, or even outside of it for up to 20 working days per year. Flex it up!  

Additionally, we’re providing each Klarnaut with a contribution and equipment to improve this flexible work life. Use it to glow up that personal home office space, or upgrade those work accessories.

Challenges & Rewards
We take a very serious approach to benefits, understanding and aligning with local expectations. We provide meal vouchers, free snacks, fruits and drinks, Mental Health support and a Welfare platform. Our benefits package is always under review! 

Total Compensation & RSU 
We offer an attractive total compensation package that includes for all of our employees the opportunity to invest in a RSU program and own a stake of the company.  We also believe in making contributions back to the open source community. You can find some of our work at https://github.com/klarna.   

About Klarna 
Since 2005 Klarna has been on a mission to revolutionise the retail banking industry. With over 150 million global active users and 2 million transactions per day, Klarna is meeting the changing demands of consumers by helping them save time and money while better managing their cash flow and making informed decisions. Over 450,000 global retail partners, including H&M, Saks, Sephora, Macys, IKEA, Expedia Group, and Nike have integrated Klarna’s innovative technology to deliver a seamless shopping experience online and in-store. Klarna is active in 45 markets, with the fastest growing community of shoppers and a valuation of $6.7 billion. For more information, visit Klarna.com

It is our commitment that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender, identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application. 

How to apply: please send us your CV or Linkedin profile in English.

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