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Remote Junior Backend Engineer (Python)

Remote Junior Backend Engineer (Python)
OLX Group
1 month ago


At OLX, we work together to build a more sustainable world through trade. We make it safe, smart, and convenient to buy and sell cars, find housing, get jobs, buy and sell household goods, and more. Our colleagues around the world help to serve millions of people every month through well-loved consumer brands including OLX, Otomoto, Property24. Join OLX and see how far you can go.

Mission statement

Come join the Data Services Team as we build the data service layer which empowers our internal community of over 1000 professionals across data, product and tech in the thriving ecosystem that is OLX Group. We're looking for a passionate software engineer to join our team in Poland. You will work in an agile, well-established and cross-functional central team composed of experienced product managers, backend and frontend software engineers, as well as data engineers.

What will you be doing?

  • As a software engineer, you will be responsible for building, maintaining and supporting systems related to data collection, data governance, consumption and data services.
  • Our solutions cover tracking collection tools (SDKs, collection services and database replication), internal UIs to manage access and configuration and data services like experimentation (A/B testing), generic data serving and ML model serving.
  • You will work closely with the data and product teams to deliver an integrated technology & big data solution, as well as cooperate with the regional OLX technology teams to roll out the services on OLX products around the globe to millions of users.

Who are we looking for?

  • A team-player who has high learning agility, acts as an owner, and is customer-centric, with our internal data community as the main stakeholders.
  • You must have considerable experience building, monitoring and running backend software in Python and good knowledge of relational databases, as well as an interest to work with Java, Kotlin or Go-based systems occasionally.
  • We are looking for eagerness to learn new things and to master your craft, as well as pragmatism while striving for excellence.

What's in it for you?

  • An opportunity to grow while working with a well-experienced, cross-functional team with ambitious goals.
  • An opportunity to directly impact the daily lives of hundreds of your peers, as well as the millions of users of our products.
  • A tailored work experience, complemented with a personalized development plan with an emphasis on on-the-job learning as well as the more traditional “offline” learning.
  • An empowered experience. Engage with the community, take ownership for initiatives and help drive the projects to completion.
  • Also, the timing is just right - the team is currently (as of Nov 2023) concluding the foundations for the great journey that's ahead of us. Engines are roaring to go and change the world - hop aboard and join the ride as we set sail for success 🚀

Tech stack:

  • Python (90%), Java (10%), AWS, S3, Kinesis, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis, Presto, Airflow, Docker, Kubernetes, Gitlab.


  • Competitive salary depending on your skills and an annual bonus of up to 10% of your yearly salary
  • A benefits package with 300 points on the Mybenefit platform per month, private medical care provided by LuxMed, Ask Henry services, and much more
  • International career and travel opportunities
  • Work with an international team of top engineers learning from one another
  • Equipment you might need and a company mobile phone
  • A budget for education, training and conferences
  • 100% remote work (and the possibility to work from our offices in Poznan and Warsaw)

Why join OLX?

At OLX, we invest in ourselves and each other to reach our full potential. We avoid bureaucracy and empower our teams to innovate; with opportunities, training, and leadership behaviors a key focus for all. Our commitment to inclusion ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions. And, we combine the spirit and agility of a startup with our global scale and the backing of Prosus, one of the largest consumer internet groups in the world.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at OLX

At OLX, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. We strongly encourage people of all races, ethnicities, disabilities, ages, gender identities or expressions, sexual orientations, religions, backgrounds, and experiences to apply.

If you are excited about this role, and your past experiences do not align perfectly with every criteria asked for in the job description, we would still like you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other opportunities across the business, and we'd like to hear from you.

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