Back-end Engineer (f/m/d)

Festanstellung, Vollzeit · Remote

About the role
We are looking for a Back-end Engineer to join our Engineering team on the journey of building our decisioning products! If you are passionate about building products, have gathered at least a few years of experience working with Python and AWS, and enjoy woking as part of an awesome team that empowers you to grow, then we think you'll love this job!

Taktile is a hybrid company. It would be great if you can join us in our HQ office in Berlin, but we are also hiring fully remotely within +/- 2h of the Berlin HQ timezone (CEST/GMT+2). Strong grasp of written and spoken English is a must, as we all work in a remote environment, and communication needs to be effective and clear. Our hiring model is full-time employment contract.
What You'll Do
  • Take ownership of backend and utility components written in Python / FastAPI: Maintain the code, give in-depth reviews of pull requests and improve the component's CI/CD.
  • Spar with our Data and Machine Learning Engineers to develop the core of our data-driven solutions.
  • Work with our infrastructure team on our infrastructure, based on Terraform and Kubernetes, to increase reliability and improve delivery of our products.
  • Actively participate in our sprint meetings, give presentations in the technical deep dive meetings and attend our paper club.
  • Learn together with your co-workers, by following your intellectual curiosity to learn about new markets and technologies as well as by participating in our active feedback culture.
Ideal, But Not Required
  • Significant experience with AWS services
  • Familiarity with React, Typescript and functional components
  • Prior experience working with FastAPI
Our Offer
  • Work with colleagues that lift you up, challenge you, celebrate you and help you grow. We come from many different backgrounds, but what we have in common is the desire to operate at the very top of our fields. If you are similarly capable, caring, and driven, you'll find yourself  at home here.
  • Make an impact and meaningfully shape an early-stage company.
  • Experience a truly flat hierarchy and communicate directly with founding team members. Having an opinion and voicing your ideas is not only welcome but encouraged, especially when they challenge the status quo.
  • Learn from experienced mentors and achieve tremendous personal and professional growth. Get to know and leverage our network of leading tech investors and advisors around the globe.
  • Receive a top-of-market equity and cash compensation package.
  • Get access to a self-development budget you can use to e.g. attend conferences, buy books or take classes.
  • Use the equipment of your choice including meaningful home office set-up. We do support fully remote set-ups.
  • Make use of our relocation support if you're moving to Berlin. We can help with immigration.
Our Stance
  • We're eager to meet talented and driven candidates regardless of whether they tick all the boxes. We're looking for someone who will add to our culture, not just fit within it. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underestimated and underrepresented in tech to apply.
  • We seek to actively recognize and combat racism, sexism, ableism and ageism. We embrace and support all gender identities and expressions, and celebrate love in its many forms. We won't inquire about how you identify or if you've experienced discrimination, but if you want to tell your story, we are all ears.
About us
Taktile exists to create value for organizations through smarter and safer decisions at scale. Our goal is to become the world's leading software provider for automated decision-making in the financial services industry and, to date, our software has been used by our customers to power over 255’000 critical business decisions every day.

Taktile is based in Berlin and New York City. It was founded by machine learning and data science veterans with extensive experience building and running production ML in financial services. Our team consists of engineers, entrepreneurs, and researchers with a diverse set of backgrounds. Some of us attended top universities such as Harvard, Oxford, and Stanford and some of us have no degree at all. We have accumulated extensive work experience at leading tech companies, startups, and the enterprise software sphere.

Our backers include Y Combinator, Index Ventures, and stellar angels such as the founders of Looker, GitHub, Mulesoft, Datadog and UiPath.
Your application!
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