Senior Developer - Identity and Access Management

Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then we've changed the banking industry forever. And now we're creating the world's smoothest shopping experience. We serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 200,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world's leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 3500+ employees from 100 nationalities.

This is an excellent opportunity for Software Engineers to join our brand new office in our newly formed 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. 

As a Klarnaut, you’ll contribute to the growth of Europe’s most highly valued fintech and your work will reach millions of users. Want to be part of the change? We're expanding several of of our engineering teams; teams working on our core checkout product, payment services and Klarna App to name a few.

Check out what it's like to be an engineer in Milan here.

We are hiring engineers to become part of our Identity and Access Management group.

What you will get to do:

  • Continuous development and customization of our core infrastructure (ForgeRock Identity Platforms (IDM, IGA), OpenLDAP)
  • Help build automation and pipeline for our existing infrastructure on AWS
  • Contribute to building a new identity data model that supports the growth of Klarna
  • Work with the latest AWS tech stack such as Cloud Formation, troubleshoot issues, and resolve incidents and be part of the on-call rotation
  • Build integrations between our directories such as OpenLDAP, Azure AD, Google Directory and other tools and services, and sync data between services
  • Build logic and detailed specifications to enhance the current user access model
  • Implement and maintain a central Identity and user access management system using leading technologies

You should have:

  • AWS knowledge and experience
  • Working experience with either Python or Javascript, and ideally Groovy
  • Strong technical understanding and experience of access management and identity management solutions, preferably with an open-source and Linux background
  • Highly organized with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Excellent critical thinking skills with the ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems/ complex issues
  • Great communication skills, be able to come to the point, ask the right questions, and be able to thoroughly understand and process answers given to come to conclusions

You might also have:

  • Experience with federated identities and web services security concepts such as SAML and OpenID Connect.
  • Hands-on experience with platforms such as Open LDAP, Okta, and Azure AD
  • Experience in deploying services in AWS or other cloud platforms
  • Knowledge on AWS Lambda scripting
  • Experience with mid/ and or large scale migrations of complex systems
What we can offer you

Make an impact - You'll be part of a small team that functions like a start-up, with their own problem space and freedom to steer. Each team consist of multiple competences needed to deliver success.

Be part of a true international team - You'll have the opportunity to work in an international company and with cross-geographical teams with people from a variety of different countries.

Work-life balance - You know best how and when you are the most productive. We value goals achieved rather than working hours spent. 

Fail fast and learn faster -  You are expected to try, fail and learn from your mistakes. We put focus on knowledge sharing, reflection, training and regular internal technical talks to foster a learning culture.

Drive your unique career path - You'll have the support around you to take the next steps in your career. You decide what your irregular path looks like.

RSU program in a sky rocketing fintech - You’ll receive an attractive salary, pension, and insurance plans, plus we offer all of our employees an 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.


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

Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.