Senior Backend Data Engineer, Krakow

Ostatnia aktualizacja 2024-02-06
Wygasa 2024-03-06
ID #2014960026
Senior Backend Data Engineer, Krakow
Poland, Małopolskie, Kraków,
Zmodyfikowano February 2, 2024


Who are we?

Kalepa is a fully remote startup dedicated to enhancing underwriting performance and driving profitable premium growth for the commercial insurance industry. Kalepa's AI-powered Copilot software enables underwriters to focus on the highest ROI opportunities and quickly evaluate and optimally select risk. Kalepa is backed by IA Ventures, Inspired Capital, and leaders in technology and financial services. Our HQ is located in

New York.

Kalepa is looking for a Senior

Backend Engineer


5+ years

of experience to lead our world-class software development for commercial insurers. As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will solve interesting and challenging problems at the intersection of large and performant data pipelines, distributed systems, and robust infrastructure.
Team members are given full ownership over their projects and are expected to drive the project’s direction and maintain focus. The team works in a two-week sprint and collaborates with a small team of full-stack, data, ML, and Dev Ops engineers.

Tech Stack:

Back End: Python, Connexion
Front End: React + Query + Typescript
Development process: Docker

What you will be responsible for:

Working on distributed systems creating scalable, fault-tolerant infrastructure
Building data-driven microservices leveraging RESTful API's
Understanding customer business needs and translating them into specifications or code
Collaborate with a small team of full-stack, data, ML, and Dev Ops engineers

✅Apply ✅to us if you have:

⭐ Minimum of 5 years of experience

⭐ Have excellent development skills, including design, debugging and problem-solving

⭐ You possess a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or a related field

⭐ We primarily use Python3 however are open to seeing your code in other OO languages (Java, C++, C#, etc.)

⭐ Experience with AWS as we work with serverless technologies and asynchronous workflow. (EC2, Lambda, etc.)

⭐ Have worked with relational databases with a preference for Postgre SQL

⭐ Excitement about using a comprehensive set of technologies, ultimately focused on finding the right tool for the job

⭐ Preference for an open, frank, and respectful communication style

A concrete


is crucial to us, so ⛔ DON’T ⛔apply if:

You’re not a true hustler. Who’s a hustler? Good question! Somebody that never takes no for an answer. The words “it can’t be done” don’t exist in their vocabulary
You’re looking for an 8-16 job
You don’t like to take ownership
You’re afraid of constructive feedback
You’re not comfortable with independent work

What you’ll get:

A personalized and clear career development plan, including employee reviews every six months. We invest time in developing and supporting our employees, giving them opportunities to grow.

Transparent and fair compensation and promotion discussions solely based on performance. One of our top performers was even promoted after only 3 months.

The possibility of working with an ambitious, smart, global, and fun team that is transforming a trillion-dollar industry

A ground-floor opportunity to build the foundations for the product, team, and culture

Exposure to wide-ranging intellectual challenges spanning full-stack software development, AI / ML, and design

Possibility to work with Kalepa's team members who bring experience from top technology, insurance, and intelligence institutions, including Facebook, Google, Amazon, Class Pass, Atlassian, Mastercard, MIT, Berkeley, UPenn, the University of Warsaw, and the Israel Defense Forces

Fully remote work environment. Flexible start and finish times


Very competitive base salary
Significant equity options package (learn more
20 paid vacation days a year
Paid Bank Holidays
‍♀️ Unlimited Sick Leave (+ parental leave)
Multisport Plus Card,

Lux Med comprehensive package
Mobile phone bill reimbursement
Continued learning &

Home office credit stipend
Quarterly teams offsites in global locations
Assistance with getting a 5% tax rate (IP BOX)

Recruitment process in 10 quick steps

complete within 1-2 weeks (yes, not the shortest, but if you love challenges, you’re in the right place. To reward that, you will always get clear & honest feedback within 24h top ⏰)

Apply via link and

send us your CV

(in English)

Within 24h, our recruiter will verify your CV

and reach out to you

~30 min conversation with a recruiter - you will learn more about the company and our culture & we will learn more about you

Based on your preference, we will send a task on the Hacker Rank platform - 3 tasks, 75 min to complete + you can choose a programming language

1h hands-on coding task with one of our Engineers

30 min meeting to measure if you are a good match for our organization

2h back and forth interview session. It contains 1h meeting about System Design & Architecture + two 30 min meetings during which you will get a chance to meet both of our VP of Growth/Chief of Staff & CEO!

Uff, you are almost there... As part of our process, we hold 2-3 reference calls with individuals who have worked with you in the past

We will send you a proposition of the offer and will wait for your decision

You will write code from day one


Szczegóły pracy:

Rodzaj pracy: Pełny etat
Rodzaj kontraktu: Stały
Rodzaj wynagrodzenia: Miesięczny
Zawód: Senior backend data engineer

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