Senior Backend Developer

Salary Competitive
Do you want to make a fantastic company even better? We are looking for a Senior Backend Developer. Besides cutting-edge technology and a bold vision to become the European mobile payments scheme, Auka is the result of amazing people working together. We are not a family, but a strong team of caring individuals. The company has had a fantastic journey, and to write the next chapter in our story we are looking for a dedicated, ambitious and enthusiastic Backend Developer.

We’re looking for an experienced backend developer to help us build robust code and beautiful APIs. We’re a small team and everyone has a hand in almost everything, but your primary task starting will be to help develop and maintain our transaction engine, which sits between our apps, our merchants, and the banks.

You have:

  • Several years experience building robust and scalable backends

  • Experience with Python or other dynamic languages

  • Experience from working with database transactions, and idempotent APIs

  • An interest in building modern financial services that challenge the old and entrenched players in the payment space

We offer:

  • A Python stack running on Google App Engine, using the Google Datastore (NoSQL) as well as BigQuery

  • A competitive salary

  • 5 weeks paid vacation

  • Paternal/maternal leave in accordance with Norwegian law (up to 12 months)

  • Playful, new offices in central Oslo, in walking distance to public transportation, cafés, restaurants, shopping centers, the Oslo fjord, several public parks and a 25-minute subway ride away from a multitude of nature trails

  • In-house gym facilities and canteen in the office building

If you want to apply, we want:

  • A CV with info on what have you done so far 

  • What your favorite technical stack is, and more importantly, why

  • Why you work as a developer and what your dream project is

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Working at

Auka is a Norwegian VC-backed technology company that enables retail banks to issue mobile payment products to its private and merchant customers. Auka’s mission is to empower financial institutions to maintain their prominent position in the market for financial services.Auka provides a unique combination of start-up inspired product innovation and cutting edge financial services technology. Auka is the result of amazing people working together.

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