Senior Python Backend Engineer (m/f/x)

Full-time (38,5h) for our office in Vienna

As one of the industry leaders in security software products, IKARUS is continuously on track to shape the international IT security landscape. To support our clients to stay safe and to provide the infrastructure for our cloud security software we are looking forward to adding your talent to our team.

Your mission:

  • Develop solutions by taking a holistic approach to problem-solving – we expect you to understand the business problems, our service architecture, the underlying technologies, infrastructure and take everything into consideration.
  • Engage in forming requirements, design your implementation, code it, test it, deploy and monitor it – the full SDLC is led by our software engineers. You have full ownership of your code and you have to maintain it in good shape and refactor it when there’s a good opportunity for improvement.
  • Develop for performance, scale and resilience – your code will run in an uncompromising environment.
  • Learn from your colleagues and share your knowledge with them. We have to grow as the company grows and mutual honest feedback is one of our most reliable tools.
  • Our goal is to drive innovation and you will be part of it.

Our Tech Stack within the team:

  • Languages and frameworks: Python with Connexion / Flask; NodeJS – TypeScript
  • Databases: MSSQL
  • Messaging: Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ
  • Web servers: Nginx
  • Containerization: Docker
  • Logs & Monitoring: Grafana, Prometheus
  • Version control: Git, GitLab
  • Deployment: Gitlab CI/CD
  • Documentation: Outline

Your qualifications:

  • Familiarity with our tech stack both on a theoretical level and on an applied level
  • Strong knowledge of Python preferably with Connexion / Flask
  • Rich previous experience with Kafka/RabbitMQ. Protobuf experience is counted as plus
  • Developed services in a microservice architecture

Your benefits:

  • A fun and international working environment with 13 different nationalities
  • Free coffee and fruit, beer dispenser for after work and regular team events
  • Flexible working hours

In addition to the highly interesting subject area and international exchange, we offer a stable and friendly environment, plenty of room for personal growth and we are open-minded for change and improvement. The annual gross salary starts with € 53.200, overpayment is possible according to experience and qualifications. In the end, your skillset counts, let’s talk!

Your next step:

Please email us your application to We look forward to getting in touch with you.

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IKARUS Security Software GmbH Blechturmgasse 11
1050 Vienna

Phone: +43 (0) 1 58995-0
Sales Hotline:
+43 (0) 1 58995-500


Support hotline:
+43 (0) 1 58995-400

Support hours:
Mon – Thu: 8am – 5pm
Fri: 8am – 3pm

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