Software Engineer (Python)
- Stockholm, Sweden
Yubico’s mission is to create a safer internet for everyone. Our core invention, the YubiKey, a hardware-based token, revolutionized secure logins for top Internet brands, including Google and Facebook, and for millions of users in 160 countries. Collaboration and innovation are at the core of our culture, as we expand to more advanced software and services for encryption and Internet of Things (IoT). We are a multinational, fast-growing company, offering an opportunity to bring your ideas to life with our global team.
We're looking for a software engineer to join our team in Stockholm. Together, we'll be working on a variety of our projects, from open source libraries and SDKs which empower other developers to create amazing things with our products, command line tools for managing and using YubiKeys and YubiHSMs, as well as graphical apps for mobile and desktop platforms.
Help us out by providing your skills in Python, both server side as well as client side. Your focus will be on our various Python projects, from libraries used both in a server environment as well as on client, to standalone deskstop GUI applications, to smaller web sites.
A good understanding of Python and its ecosystem is needed. From package management (virtualenv, poetry, PyPI), to interfacing with native shared libraries and services. You'll collaborate with out UX team to design and build interfaces that are simple, intuitive, and beautiful. As we distribute these for the major platforms (Windows, MacOS, Linux) you shouldn't be afraid of using any of these!
You'll also be working with authentication protocols like FIDO2/WebAuthn and using cryptography to implement open standards. You'll showcase our libraries in sample apps/websites, helping us make complex topics easier to use.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
- Development, testing, release, and support of Python apps and libraries to support Yubico's products
- Become a valued member of our cross-functional engineering team, collaborating with our mobile and desktop app developers, jointly driving our products and offerings forward
- Learn, and adapt to new technology by staying ahead of software development trends and techniques
- Bachelor or MS in Computer Science or a relevant technical discipline, or equivalent work experience
- Experience with Python development, both in server and client environments
- Proficient knowledge of the Python ecosystem, from dependency management to packaging and publishing to PyPI
- Ability to write code that is secure, readable, testable, and easy to maintain
- Experience with open source and the open source community
- Able to take initiative, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated, and work effectively on projects with minimal direct supervision
- Ability to set up automated builds and tests in a CI system, such as Github Actions or similar
- Desktop GUI experience (Qt/QML or similar) and packaging native installers
We are an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and uphold an inclusive environment where all people feel that they are equally respected and valued. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, religion, national origin, veteran or disability status. We'd love to learn about what you can add to our diverse team.
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