Software Engineer - Python

Who we are

Klarna’s mission is to free people from all the meaningless time spent managing money and purchases, so they can do more of what they love. Every day at Klarna we help consumers, merchants, and partners to explore just how smoooth the modern purchase experience can be. Our position at the crossroads of payments, consumer financing, ecommerce and banking means we are uniquely positioned to do this. There is no label for what we do. 

Klarna was born in Stockholm in 2005 and today has 2500 employees working across Europe and the US. We currently serve 60 million consumers, work together with 130,000 merchants and process more than a million payment transactions a day. We are growing at 40% year on year and our investors include Visa, Atomico, Sequoia Capital, Permira and Bestseller group/ Anders Holch Povlsen. We have strong partnerships with some of the world’s leading brands, such as ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Zara, Lufthansa and Spotify. 

To find out more about what it's like to work at Klarna: klarna.com/careers

We at Klarna are looking for driven and energetic Software Engineers who also happen to like Python to join our office in the heart of Stockholm, Sweden.

Our mission is to make payments as smooth as possible, reducing the friction you are facing when you purchase goods online. Our secret sauce to achieve this, is our ability to provide credit in real-time. If you want to learn more on how it is done, there is a great opportunity to join us, aim for awesomeness  and write history.

We are currently serving 60 million customers and we are growing with a rate more than 40% annually, so there are very big opportunities having a massive impact in one of the very few profitable unicorns out there. 

Who you are

  • We’re looking for positive and passionate engineers that share our passion for building great products using solid engineering practices and who will put teamwork and collaboration above all else.
  • You should be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast paced international working environment. 
  • You will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level and you should desire to go above and beyond to produce best work results!
  • At Klarna we embrace change, you should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent.

You should have

  • Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English
  • Experience in some or all of the technologies we use:  Python, Docker, Jenkins, DataDog, Kafka, AWS: Serverless, Lambda, EMR, RDS, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed

What you will do

  • We work 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 and time to market. To do this we focus 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.
Do you code in your spare time?
Great, send over a link to some of your work. We'd love to take a look.
Here’s some of our work https://github.com/klarna

How to apply
Send over a CV or LinkedIn profile in English.

Klarna is an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

If it sounds good, go ahead and contact us! We are looking forward to hear from you!

We can offer you an international working environment filled with smart and ambitious colleagues. We know that diverse teams are strong teams, so we welcome those from different backgrounds and experiences. As part of one of Europe’s fastest growing companies, you'll help play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level.