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Senior Backend Developer

About the Role

We have more than one team working on Atoka and ContrattiPubblici. We are looking for help in all of them. Teams are self-organized based on common and continuously evolving agile practices. We work in TypeScript, Python and Go. We’re currently working on simplifying our codebase with a microservice approach based on gRPC, service mesh and Kubernetes.


  • you have a B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience

  • you have 5+ years of backend development experience

  • you have a very good knowledge of web development (HTTP, web servers, etc.)

  • you know how to work with databases

  • you are fluent with Python

  • you know about asynchronous processing (queues)

  • you know how to expose a web application to the user (deployment, docker, proxies, security)

  • you take code quality seriously: continuous integration, testing, code review, linters

  • you are a quick-thinker, a problem-solver, who feels comfortable in writing code

  • you would like to learn, challenge yourself, improve and broaden your skill set

  • you are a great team player

  • you have a working knowledge of the Italian language, or are willing to learn it

Nice to have:

  • you like to instrument your code (prometheus, opentelemetry)

  • you know golang

  • you have experience with gRPC

  • you have experience with Django

  • you have a strong knowledge of PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, Redis and when (not) to use them

  • you have experience with Python's asyncio

About us

SpazioDati, a Cerved Group company, works on collecting, matching, linking, analyzing, making sense of and visualizing in an effective manner massive amounts of corporate data to provide services of Sales Intelligence, Lead Generation, Portfolio analysis, and more. We apply Data Science, Semantic Text Analysis and Machine learning models to extract insights from the data and create value for our customers. Our main product, Atoka, is a Sales Intelligence solution currently used by thousands of small and big companies in Italy and abroad; ContrattiPubblici is the largest and most comprehensive database of public contracts in Italy, providing an exhaustive overview of Italian public procurement; and we are also working on other products and projects and plan on expanding to new horizons soon.

How to apply

Submit your application through Workday.

Please make sure to include:

  • Your CV (any format is fine).

  • An introduction explaining why you'd like to take this position, what you expect and what you believe you could bring to the team. We would like to hear what you really think, in your own words, and not something trite and generic written with Gen AI.

  • If possible, include a github account, some code you've written, an open source project you contributed to, or at least a link to your work that you like (it doesn't matter if it's completely unrelated like a videogame, an art project or whatever else).

Precedence will be given to applications that meet these criteria.

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