Senior Back-end Engineer

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We are looking to hire an experienced Senior Back-end Engineer in New York (also remote from elsewhere in the United States).
New York City, United States

This position is no longer available. Despite the fact, if you have the feeling that you fit the opening, please send us an email.

What we do:

Humanitec is changing the way developers share and build code helping engineering teams save thousands of hours of repetitive work. Our tools prevent redundancy, increase inter-compatibility between micro-services and automate workflows. We act as a neutral layer between repositories and hosting providers. Our platform Walhall allows you to choose from an internal library of shared and compatible modules in any stack, automatically assemble application with our unique gateway layer and deploy to any hosting provider in seconds.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced Senior Back-end Engineer to join the Walhall engineering team. You will be working directly with our CTO shaping the features of our core product.

Are you a fit?

  • You are based in New York or can work remotely from elsewhere in the US (preferably within GMT-4 timezone).
  • You have an expert level (5+ years) working experience with Python and Django or similar framework.
  • You are looking for an exciting and technically advanced project that has real impact on how software engineers collaborate worldwide.
  • You have working experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • You are an expert at building with Restful APIs.
  • You feel comfortable with DevOps processes and have experience with CI/CD deployment processes.
  • You are experienced with TDD and relevant testing frameworks.
  • You love sharing your knowledge with your team and the open source community.
  • You enjoy working in an agile environment.
  • You have strong initiative and self-starter mentality to drive things with a high sense of ownership.

In this role you will be expected to:

  • Deliver high quality, unique and standardized code.
  • Work in service-oriented teams on our main product core elements.
  • Continuously learn and evaluate new technologies and their applicability with our stack.
  • Share knowledge with other team members and the community.

How we work?

We are a multicultural and very international team working from Berlin, Nairobi and New York locations. Our success thrives from our diversity.

We focus on your talents and personality - your background, origin or gender will never make a difference to us.

While working with us you will benefit from a clear career development plan as we continuously grow together in the company.

We are fostering an open engineering culture with regular knowledge exchange among team members be it pair-programming, workshops or code reviews. Take active participation and shape your learning experiences!

Working for us means challenging the status quo, pushing the boundaries of possibility within all areas of software engineering today. Bring your passion, creativity, and interests into our products to help us build the products you have always wanted as a developer - the sandbox is yours!


Send us your CV and a short introduction on why you believe you are the best fit for this role. We look forward to reading your application!