Senior Python Developer

at Paxful open_in_new
Tallinn, Estonia
Job type
full time
Job level
1 year ago
python postgresql aiohttp python-asyncio flask

Job description

Are you passionate about Python and hands-on with this language for 6 years or more?

Do you want to be part of our product that has 3 million dedicated users around the globe?

Join our team which has started developing a service from scratch using up-to-date stack: Python asyncio, Flask, aiohttp, Kafka and Microservices Architecture.

You will get freedom for creating an architectural decision along with our talented engineers and influencing one of the leading peer to peer bitcoin marketplaces!

What you'll be doing:

  • Write efficient, testable, and reusable code
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Work closely with our developers and product owners in an agile team
  • Help to troubleshoot, test and maintain the product
  • Follow company coding standards
  • Perform code reviews and mentor your peers
  • Cover your code with tests

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • At least 6 years of the development experience
  • Strong Python and OOP skills
  • Good knowledge of relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with frameworks like Django, Flask, aiohttp
  • Experience with systems with complex architecture
  • Working with the high-load systems
  • Understanding of security threats and “security by design” principles
  • Be ready to work in the fast-growing environment
  • Experience of working in a team
  • Good verbal and written English

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Interest in cryptocurrencies
  • Production experience with Microservices


  • Catered lunch and dinner daily, with premium snacks
  • Gym membership of your choice and personal training sessions
  • Sports nutrition and supplements
  • Massage and chiropractic sessions
  • Training and professional development resources covered by the company
  • Paid company events and retreats
  • One-time bonus to support newborn
  • Office in the city center with an amazing view of the Old Town
  • Flexible hours

Company description

Paxful is the world’s largest Peer-to-Peer Bitcoin Marketplace and the universal money translator. Powered by people and blockchain technology, we offer support for a payment system that empowers merchants and e-commerce shoppers.

The platform opens up a new market of 2 billion people who have no access to banking services but do have the ability to buy bitcoin via one of the 300+ payment methods enabled by Paxful. We have grown rapidly as a company in the past year, but we have not let go of the exciting, collaborative start-up culture that made us who we are today.

Our company was founded in 2015 and has an established headquarters in Estonia, with additional offices in New York, Hong Kong and the Philippines. Paxful has millions of actual users, a strong business model and is completely bootstrapped. You’ll be joining a team that’s out to make sustainable change in the world. One of our pillars is giving back to the communities we help.

Interested in the position? Apply now!