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Senior Application Developer (Python) at Aiven
Berlin, DE

Headquartered in Helsinki with offices in Berlin, Sydney and Toronto, Aiven provides managed open-source data technologies, such as PostgreSQL, Kafka and M3, on all major clouds. We have raised $150M in VC funding to date and are backed by world-class investors including Atomico, IVP and Earlybird Venture Capital, among others. We plan to invest this funding back into open source.

Our roots are in open source. The services we provide are based on best-in-class open source data technologies. We are establishing the Open-Source Office that will coordinate and increase our contributions to the open source community.

Through Aiven, developers can do what they do best: create applications. Meanwhile, we do what we do best; manage cloud data infrastructure. We enable our customers to drive business results from open source resulting in true transformations far beyond their own backyards.

About the role

We are now looking for an experienced Python developer to join our committed and talented team! You will be part of the team focusing on Aiven business critical systems and Aiven REST API components.

You will work on tightly integrating the Aiven services to Google, Amazon and Azure marketplaces, making the customer journey to buy Aiven services as smooth as possible. You will also be developing our in-house built customer user management, billing and invoicing system.

The team will also be responsible for Aiven REST API development, and developing our Terraform and Kubernetes operators with Go language. Depending on your interests and experience, you can also contribute to database service level development of Aiven platform.

The person we are looking for is self-driven, enthusiastic about programming, and willing to help others. We value analytical problem-solving skills and an openness to new ideas.

We have offices in Helsinki and Berlin, additionally we are hiring for this position remotely as well in Finland and Germany.


  • M.Sc. in Computer Science preferred or relevant experience acquired on the job
  • Excellent development skills in Python
  • Excellent SQL skills (PostgreSQL)
  • Experience in REST API development
  • Good Linux skills (command line)
  • Fluency in English, verbal and written

What we value:

  • Go language experience
  • Good understanding of IT security
  • Experience on building integrations to GCP, AWS or Azure marketplaces


What we can offer:

We are proud of our organization culture - we search for the most pragmatic solution in everything we do and cultivate a trusting, supportive environment that empowers everyone to strive for excellence. Besides our people and culture, we offer you:

  • An agile working environment with short decision paths
  • Compensation for your open source contributions in your free time
  • Flexible working hours, including remote working when needed
  • Choose the devices and tools that make you work the best
  • Cool Office in the centre of Helsinki (Kamppi)
  • Mobile phone and subscription
  • Private health and dental care
  • Sports, cultural events and massage benefits
  • Participation in employee stock option plan
  • Office snacks, soft drinks, treats and fruits

You will be part of a highly-skilled, tight-knit and growing diverse team, making your contribution essential to what is becoming a truly unique success story. If you’re interested, send us your application along with a link to your GitHub profile.

Aiven provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, marital and family status or without regard to any other similar personal attributes.

Aiven complies with applicable local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and any other terms and conditions related to employment