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Back-End Software Engineer - Python



Software Engineering
Rzeszow, Poland · Remote
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

Back-End Software Engineer - Python

Poland, Rzeszów, Łódź, Białystok (or remote from Poland)

​​About Knowde

Knowde is a global software company digitally transforming the $5 trillion chemical industry by solving the root problem holding the industry back: organizing and digitizing product data. Knowde provides touchless product master data and a suite of purpose-built, integrated tools to accelerate digital transformation, helping Chemical Industry suppliers and distributors unleash the hidden power of their product information and get it into the hands of the people who drive value — sales, regulatory, supply chain and, of course, their customers. More than 8,000 of the world's largest suppliers and distributors use Knowde to accelerate their digital transformation and drive business growth.

We’ve raised over $100M from the world’s leading investors, including Sequoia Capital and Coatue, to realize our vision.

Come Join Us!

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Integrations Engineer to join our team. You will be a great communicator and have excellent English skills.

We’re building out a two-sided marketplace for the chemical industry, which is responsible for 1/4th of global GDP. To support our mission, we’ve embarked on a project to allow our customers to easily find chemical compounds, formulations, and documents they may be interested in. This is specifically tailored to our industry, and our customers love it.

This project has serious engineering challenges: efficiently ingesting data from several sources and keeping overall search performance and accuracy in check. We have a dedicated team whose sole purpose is to maintain a complex chemical taxonomy used everywhere in the project. We’re investing in automating as much of this process as possible to process a magnitude more data than we currently do.

About the role

We’re looking for an experienced Integrations Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be critical in connecting our systems and applications, ensuring seamless workflows across our cloud platforms and on-prem systems. This role presents an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with some of the brightest minds in the industry.

What You'll Be Doing

  • As a small, remote team you’ll be empowered to work directly with leadership and the product team to make decisions about your code and the future of the product.
  • Be a trailblazer by contributing to the build of a complex ecommerce marketplace, the first of its kind in the Chemicals space.
  • Have a strong emphasis on shipping features quickly without sacrificing code quality.
  • Own your projects from software design to implementation and deployment.
  • Take pride in your work by implementing cutting-edge technologies and writing state-of-the-art code.
  • Emphasize simplicity and pragmatism, which is reflected in your elegant code that other developers emulate.
  • Design and build scalable, high-availability mission-critical systems and APIs

What You Should Have

  • At least 2 years of commercial experience
  • Very good knowledge of Python programming language.
  • Very good knowledge of networking, basic data structures and algorithms.
  • Great knowledge of SQL.
  • Good knowledge of Django, Flask is a plus
  • Experience with building automations and processes is a plus
  • Ability to take tasks from requirements to deployment quickly and independently.
  • Ability to work within distributed, multidisciplinary teams
  • High bar for quality and a phenomenal attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of deployment process (Capistrano), user authentication and authorization (Devise)
  • Ability to properly design and implement clear and scalable project structure
  • Experience with test-driven development. Ability to create and maintain a useful test suite.
  • Fluent in speaking and writing English

Our Perks & Benefits

  • Location: Rzeszów or Białystok office (Poland), or remotely from Poland
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to work on innovative projects with a strong team of engineers
  • Plenty of room to learn and grow your own career as the team scales out

We believe in supporting people to do their best work and thrive, and building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is core to our mission. Our goal is to ensure that Knowde upholds an inclusive environment where all people feel that they are equally respected and valued, whether they are applying for an open position or working at the company. We welcome applicants of any educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, citizenship, socioeconomic status, disability, and veteran status.