Senior Software Engineer (Remote or Hybrid)
We’re an international and diverse team of finance, tech, and data science specialists, based in London, Paris and Vilnius, working to modernise B2B payments.
Our B2B Buy Now, Pay Later solution enables merchants to offer credit terms to their business customers instantly, resulting in a 40% average increase in revenue for integrated merchants.
We are scaling rapidly across Western Europe, with a list of stellar clients and recently raised $40 million in Series B investment to support our mission of enabling 1 million businesses to access a better way to pay by 2025.
Join us in our efforts, as we have already made good progress with 50,000 businesses regularly using Hokodo, but need your support to take us to the next level!
About The Role
We are looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our Engineering Team, to work on Hokodo’s insurance and payment API and help us build out our merchant and buyer tools. We are seeking a sharp, energetic and passionate individual and are looking for all varieties of talented engineers who are driven to grow and make a difference!
Our Tech Stack
Python + Django REST framework in the back-end
React.js + Next.js in the front-end
PostgreSQL for the database
AWS for the infrastructure
Location: The Engineering Team at Hokodo currently works remotely or hybrid from the UK or France. We’re open to candidates who would like to work remotely (UK, France and Lithuania), or in any of our offices (London, Paris and Vilnius). Unfortunately, we’re unable to hire non-residents or engineers working remotely from other countries at the moment.
What You’ll Be Doing - If you get excited by the following, this is the role for you.
Delivering Seamless Integrations: As a Senior Software Engineer at Hokodo, you will carry our value of creating seamless integrations right through the customer journey. This is key to delivering on our promise to bring trade credit into the digital age and offer business customers a seamless service, in the most painless, straightforward and transparent way.
Understanding Technologies and Testing: You are quick to learn new technologies, while understanding that the latest new thing isn’t necessarily the best tool for the job. Understanding the value of strong testing and attention to detail while staying open minded and willing to learn new technologies.
Balancing Pragmatism and Perfectionism: We know what it’s like to be so involved in a project you get lost in your own bubble, but we’d expect you to be pragmatic and find the right compromise for the sake of overall company goals in delivering our product out to consumers.
Teamwork and Collaboration: We understand you might want your own space, and we’ll need you to work with a high level of autonomy at times, but we’re also big on our culture, so you should be open to teamwork and collaboration.
Who We’re Looking For - At Hokodo, we prioritise hiring individuals who share our mission and values, and possess the right attitudes and behaviours for success. While some of the listed requirements may be important, don't worry if you don't meet all of them, we’d still like to hear from you.
We are looking for a Python veteran, with a good understanding of modern web applications, HTTP and REST APIs.
Nice to have:
Django: Bonus points if you’re familiar with Django and the Django REST framework.
React.js: Or other similar front end technologies.
Amazon Web Services: Or other similar cloud platforms
PostgreSQL: Or other similar relational databases
Intro, Company Fit & Career History Discussion with the Talent team - 30-45 minutes - Video Call
Hiring Manager Screen with the VP of Engineering and a Senior Engineering Manager - 60 minutes - Video call
High Level Technical Screen with the CTO - 45 minutes - Video call
Take Home Technical Test (we expect people to spend around 2-4 hours on this)
Review of Technical Test Discussion with 2 of our Lead Software Engineers - 90 minutes - Video call
Culture Add & Stakeholder Management Discussion with a Product Manager and one of the co-founders - 60 minutes - Video call
We are open to discussing any reasonable adjustments you may need to accommodate you through the interview process.
What’s in It For You?
We’re offering the chance to really make a difference to Hokodo and the wider B2B e-commerce industry. The opportunity for personal growth in a fast-moving startup is very real. Your opinion and feedback will be heard and valued. You'll feel a part of a very special team.
We offer a highly competitive salary (circa 5,250€ - 7700€ gross per month, depending on skills and experience) and benefits package, including share options.
📈 Shares Options
🎓 Annual Learning and Development budget
🫂 Taking well being seriously: Access to qualified therapist, confidentially via video or chat through Spill
✈️ Globetrotter travel policy: Work remotely abroad for up to 60 days each calendar year.
🌴 Yearly offsites and other company socials previously, we have been to Malta & Majorca, as well as regular meetups in London and Paris.
Hokodo is more than a place to work. We're passionate about making our industry better and aren't afraid of the competition. We pride ourselves on our culture of down to earth employees who are always willing to go the extra mile to help each other out!
Own the Outcome - We’re committed to our tasks, and take pride in the outcome. It’s never “not my job”. We are bold, we are brave, and we embrace change in all its forms.
Trust and Build Trust - We are committed to earning and fostering trust through honest communication and deliberate actions. We support our team and value each other’s time, input, and take local decisions where possible.
Never Be Satisfied - We challenge the norms and act boldly, even if it means failing. We are reflective, always learn from our mistakes, and continuously seek feedback and ways to improve. When something’s not quite right, we crave to fix it. We’re open to being challenged, and challenge others openly.
No Passion, No Point - We bring passion and energy to everything we do. We get a lot done, and we have a good time doing it. We take every opportunity to celebrate our hard work, our wins - and some of our failures too!
Be Genuine (No BS) - We are truthful and honest in our actions. We embrace and respect our individuality and encourage people to speak their mind. We are transparent and committed to doing what’s best for each other, our customers and our company. Put simply, we care.
Don’t tick all of the boxes? Neither do we.
At Hokodo, we are driven by hiring not only by experience and relevance for the role but also our mission and values, and possess the right attitudes and behaviours for success. We celebrate anything ‘outside of the box’, so if you don’t meet all of the listed tickbox criteria, please do still apply as we’d love to hear from you.
The diversity of our team reflects the diversity of our community and customers. We not only welcome but celebrate diverse communities. We feel we have an empowering environment where everyone is supported and respected, and we want you to feel this too. We welcome new ideas, thinking and approaches and listen intently, and we are strongly committed to learning and improving on this as we grow.