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Are you a self driven individual with a passion for programming? Do you want to be part of a fast-growing tech startup with the ambition to expand all over Europe in the coming years? Then you might be Risika’s next Backend Developer.


The job

Risika is a financial technology company founded in 2017 with a vision to challenge the long-lasting status quo in the financial risk management industry. You will join a team of experts within the fields of financial auditing, data science and computer science who all make sure that our solutions are customisable, automated and 100% reliable.


As Backend Developer in Risika you will become part of a start-up environment where there is not long from idea to action. You will be working in a growing team of 4 developers in close collaboration with our development teams. In the position as Backend Developer we offer you a great opportunity to get the responsibility and the freedom to investigate new concepts and ideas.


Your tasks will include:

  • Building and maintaining new features on our paid platform

  • Helping us expand our platform to multiple countries

  • Building independent projects that support the core product


Who are you?

  • Self-driven with a true passion for programming

  • Honest, optimistic and have a positive mindset

  • Have a fundamental drive to learn new things and a strong focus on self-development

  • Want to automate everything to avoid doing anything twice

  • Team-oriented and collaborative nature

Everyone needs to carry their own weight, share best practices and take on team projects to make the entire organisation better. You must be able to remain focused in a whirlwind of different activities and interests. You must be coachable, able to implement feedback and stay dedicated to continuous self-improvement and change


Need-to-have

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent (no experience needed)

  • Experience with Python (we’re using 3.7+)

  • Experience with SQL databases (preferably PostgreSQL)

  • Basic knowledge about Linux, Bash, SSH, git


Nice-to-have

  • Experience with highly concurrent/parallel systems

  • Used Docker and Docker Compose

  • Basic understanding of Airflow (or other data pipelines)

  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • Worked with CI/CD tools like Drone, Travis or Circle


What we offer

  • Competitive compensation and benefits

  • Pension package and health insurance

  • Strong management team with diverse experience

  • Social activities, parties and excursions

  • Champagne Fridays

  • Office in the center of Copenhagen with lunch, coffee, and snacks


Practical information

The job is full time and salary is negotiable depending on your previous work and experience.

We offer remote work during the pandemic, but you will be working from our office in Copenhagen, when the restrictions are lifted. Thus, we only accept applicants currently living in Denmark or Malmö, Sweden.

If you have questions about the position you can contact Chief Technology Officer, Troels Ynddal

Please send your application before 09.04.2021


Risika A/S

Risika is a financial technology company founded in 2017 with a vision to challenge the long-lasting status quo in the financial risk management industry. Our team of experts within the fields of financial auditing, data science and computer science will make sure all solutions are customisable, automated and 100% reliable.

For more information or questions please contact us at ty@risika.dk

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

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.

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Working at
Risika A/S

Risika is a financial technology company founded in 2017 with a vision to challenge the long-lasting status quo in the financial risk management industry. Today, the CFO needs to be in the driver’s seat when it comes to translating internal and external data into solid decision-making using secure algorithms. Our team of experts within the fields of financial auditing, data science and computer science will make sure all solutions are customisable, automated and 100% reliable.

Read more about Risika A/S

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