Senior Software Engineer – JavaScript // Klarna

March 3, 2022

On our path to becoming the world’s favorite way to shop, we’re assembling an unparalleled global talent network, accelerating individual careers, and disrupting entire industries. We are on a mission to liberate humanity from all the meaningless time spent managing their purchases and finances, so they can do more of what they love. We’re in search of global talent eager to embrace a hypergrowth atmosphere and defy their own expectations.
Engineering at Klarna is an inspired, customer focused community, dedicated to crafting solutions that redefine our industry. Working 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 optimize for quality, flow, fast feedback, focussing 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.
Our engineers make some of the most significant decisions for the company and we are looking for bold, open and curious developers. As a Klarnaut, you’ll be inspired to contribute to the growth of Europe’s most highly valued fintech and your work will reach millions of users.
Want to be part of the change? We’re building up several engineering teams in London and this is an exciting opportunity to join us in one of our newest locations.

What you’ll 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.

    You should have

      • BSc degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
      • Strong coding ability in Javascript
      • Experience with advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks
      • Experience with API and product development
      • Passion for writing clean and testable code
      • Have successfully applied and are enthusiastic about Agile/XP practices (Pairing, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery)
      • Willingness to learn new technologies and move between different tech stacks

      Some of the technologies you’ll get to work with

        • Javascript / Typescript
        • React/React Native
        • Redux
        • Node.js
        • Express.js
        • Docker
        • AWS
        Do you code in your spare time?
        Great, send us over a link to some of your work as we’d love to take a look. Here’s some of our work -https://github.com/klarna
        How to apply
        Please send over your CV in English and we will get in touch with you.
        What we offer:
        Diversity & Community
        With our diversity of skills, perspectives and backgrounds, we can create, innovate, and disrupt like no other. Diversity is part of who we are, and essential to our success.
        Ownership & Impact
        Here, every voice matters. We’re organized into hundreds of small teams, each run like a start-up, focused on their own problem-space.
        Trust & Collaboration
        Successes and failures are won together at Klarna in a melting pot of teams. Win, lose, and learn, we’re on this path together.
        The Klarna Work Policy is designed to make sure we foster team collaboration while also ensuring a productive and flexible work environment. We work 2 days per week in the office on agreed days, and then 3 flexible days. We’re also providing each Klarnaut with an annual financial contribution to improve their flexible work life whether they use it to upgrade their work accessories, or their home office space!
        Challenges & Rewards
        We take a very Swedish approach to benefits. Support for parents, health and wellness perks—we’ve got you covered.
        About Klarna
        Since 2005 Klarna has been on a mission to revolutionize the retail banking industry. With over 90 million global active users and 2 million transactions per day, Klarna is meeting the changing demands of consumers by helping them save time and money while better managing their cashflow and making informed decisions. Over 250,000 global retail partners, including H&M, Saks, Sephora, Macys, IKEA, Expedia Group, and Nike have integrated Klarna’s innovative technology to deliver a seamless shopping experience online and in-store. With over 5,000 employees, Klarna is active in 20 markets and is one of the most highly-valued private fintechs globally, with a valuation of $45.6 billion. For more information, visit Klarna.com
        It is our commitment that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender, identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application.
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