Software Engineer - Python
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Write the future at Rasa.
Conversation. It’s the thread between our product and our people. The tool that enables us to forge relationships through compassion and expertise. To find the connection between our differences. It keeps us close together across borders and backgrounds and helps us create our shared vision.
Rasa means tight-knit. We get to the point and have the courage to ask ‘why?’. Because through relentless experimentation, passion, and vision, we’re transforming the way people interact with organizations through AI.
That’s Rasa. That’s our message.
Join us and add yours.
We are looking for a Software Engineer who is familiar with building systems using Python to join our Engineering team. Together with the team, you’ll shape Rasa Pro, our Conversation AI infrastructure product, which enables Enterprise developers to build, deploy and maintain complex AI assistants in a production environment. There are opportunities to lead architecture decisions and own the product. You’ll be collaborating with Engineers, Product Managers, Product Designers and you'll report to an Engineering Manager. We are building Rasa Pro in Python. We also have other teams developing our visual tooling ecosystem in Python, Node and React.
Full-time - Remote - Location: Serbia, UK, or Germany
ABOUT THIS ROLE
Software Development at Rasa is not only about writing Code. Your team will need your support to come up with good architectural designs, and quality code, and break an ambitious vision down into milestones and issues. As a Backend Engineer, you'll make an impact on your team by:
Be proactive in both product discovery and architecture discussions.
Ask the right questions and move forward projects with uncertainties within the context of the team. Enable the team's delivery.
Share and learn good software practices through code reviewing with your peers.
Focus on solving user problems while designing systems. Avoid pitfalls to over-engineer or optimize prematurely.
Navigate our tech stack: Python3, Redis, RabbitMQ, Postgres, GitHub Actions, Kubernetes among other technologies and frameworks
Mentor junior developers and help them develop great software engineering skills
3+ years of professional experience in Python
Experience building complex, scalable, and highly reliable software systems
Focus on delivery, quality, and engineering excellence
Experience working in a product-led organization
Ability to think ahead and anticipate technological challenges
You take pride in teaching and learning from teammates, and enjoy constructive peer review in a respectful environment
You're comfortable being lean and fix problems without waiting for someone to tell you to
You can effectively communicate what you’re working on with other business functions
You're able to deliver work under evolving requirements.
You can work with various stakeholders to set priorities; you're able to handle competing priorities
You will be working from Serbia, the UK, or Germany.
Please keep in mind that we are describing the background that would best fit the role. Even if you don’t meet all the requirements, yet you are confident that you are up for the task, we want to get to know you!
MEET YOUR TEAM
You will join the Atom squad, a team of 3 backend engineers, 1 QA engineer, and 1 Tech Lead, hailing from various places around the world, working remotely from Germany and the UK. You’ll partner with a Senior Product Manager.
This team is responsible for advancing the capabilities of the Rasa platform, from providing testing and observability features to our users to providing integrations across a wide range of use cases (search, human hand-off, caching, clouds, …). The team primarily ships features in Rasa Pro and Rasa Open Source, with an impact on all our products; it is part of the Developer tribe, alongside the Engine squad.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US
Flexible hours and a dedicated remote budget
A stipend for personal development & 6 paid education days to help you grow within your role
26 days of PTO + paid sick leave + paid public holidays
A Macbook, and other tech to help you to do your job
We have regular remote team events, as well as an annual company-wide offsite
Vitality Health (UK only) / Private Health optional (Serbia only)
You can find more information about our benefits per location here: Rasa Perks & Benefits
Rasa is the leading conversational AI platform, enabling enterprises to build next-level customer experiences. Rasa's conversational AI platform allows companies to build better customer experiences by lowering costs through automation, improving customer satisfaction, and providing a scalable way to gather customer intelligence. Rasa runs in production everywhere from startups to Fortune 500s, and provides the data privacy, security, and scalability needed by enterprises of every size. Rasa is privately held, with funding from Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, and Basis Set Ventures. www.rasa.com
Rasa is an equal-opportunity employer. We are still a small team and are committed to growing in an inclusive manner. We want to augment our team with talented, compassionate people irrespective of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.