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Senior Software Engineer (m/f/x)



Software Engineering
Munich, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023
The Role
As an early-stage engineer, you will be working on many different aspects of Hakuna's products and Hakuna's engineering culture. Your role will encompass all of product development; from architecture and design to development and operations.
Your focus will be on moving fast, shipping and getting feedback, and iterating on ideas that improve Hakuna's products. You will be contributing to shaping our engineering culture and the future of our company.
Your responsibilities
  • You will take ownership of projects end-to-end, and be involved in all phases of development (i.e., architecture, design, implementation, and operation)
  • You will collaborate with team members and other departments to refine product features and brainstorm ideas
  • You will contribute to all of Hakuna's products and be part of an innovative embedded insurance application
  • You will develop and maintain code that meets our standards and best practices for a high-scale web environment
Your profile
  • You have at least 4 years of experience with web development in a commercial environment
  • You have experience with Javascript and/or Typescript, AWS serverless, React, and NodeJS
  • You have strong technical skills and an ability to work across backend, frontend, and infrastructure
  • You have a desire to work independently with a broad scope of ownership and a high degree of autonomy
  • You have a background in building distributed scalable services
  • You are comfortable making trade-offs between quality and delivery speed
  • You have effective communication skills, and a positive and solution-oriented mindset
Why us?
We’re a remote-first company with an international team. We strive to create a working environment that you feel comfortable in so you can do your best work. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Close cooperation with our experienced founding team
  • Flat hierarchies and fast decision making
  • Attractive compensation including employee stock options
  • 100% remote, so you can work from home (or anywhere!)
  • Flexible working hours
  • 30 vacation days per year
  • Regular feedback sessions
  • Fun team events every quarter
  • State-of-the-art equipment and software
About us
Hakuna is an insurance technology start-up, based in Berlin and Munich, that was founded in 2021. We develop the end-to-end platform merchants need to be able to sell product protection plans their customers will love. Basically, it’s like AppleCare, but for merchants of all sizes and industries.