Posted Mar 03

Senior / Lead Python Backend Developer

Visby, Sweden Full Time

As a Pickit developer you’ll become part of the complete product life cycle. The services we build are continuously being improved to meet the needs of our customers and to exceed their expectations. This position requires close collaboration with not only the backend team, but also front-end developers, designers, end-users, and all types of stakeholders. Needless to say, Pickit works with an agile approach.

You are an experienced developer, a team-player, and passionate about what you do. You are incredible at translating functional requirements to sustainable and efficient technical solutions. You love sharing your knowledge and you strive to become the best at what you do. You know that quality is key and you take pride in delivering nothing but the best.

You are creative, driven, and like to take initiative. You like to mentor more junior members of the team and you’re likely to have experience coaching others in the past. Since Pickit is a multi-national team your English is impeccable.

Key skills

  • Several years’ experience in Python programming, especially for cloud and SaaS services
  • Python
  • Postgres DB
  • Django
  • REST API’s
  • Ubuntu or Linux
  • Connecting to other platforms, especially Microsoft (Office 365, SharePoint)

Desired skills

  • Cloud architecture
  • Elastic Search
  • Redis
  • Nginx
  • DevOps
  • Tools for Continuous Deployment/Integration such as Chef/Puppet/Jenkins/Ansible/Docker
  • Microsoft Azure Cloud services

About Pickit

Longing to be part of a fun, creative, and passionate workplace? We can offer you this and more in an open and friendly environment where you’ll get to work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Are you up for it? Come along for the ride!

Pickit is a cloud-based image service making professionally curated photos, icons, and illustrations available to 1.2 billion Office users worldwide. An award-winning add-in enables seamless integration with the Microsoft ecosystem, making the image bank available inside PowerPoint and Word.

Pickit aggregates content from leading image providers, allowing users to source all their visual content from one service. Users can also crowdsource custom images from Pickit’s global photographer community. A unique Legally Cleared process ensures content is always licensed and free to use for anything. The service caters to individuals, teams, and large organizations. Pickit Business is the world’s first digital asset management platform with a built-in image bank.

Pickit is the proud winner of the Microsoft Office App Awards 2016 and has been featured in BBC News,, and more. Established in 2012, Pickit has headquarters in Visby, Sweden, and a US office in Redmond, Washington

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