Senior Python Backend Engineer

nello Published: April 27, 2017
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Full-time position, in Munich, starting earliest as of 05/2017


Having a doorman is super convenient: A doorman provides convenient access, enables unattended services and increases security at home. We believe that technology can do the same tasks at an affordable price. That is why we are committed to creating smart products that simplify urban life.

nello lets you upgrade your intercom phone and control it via the nello app. You get keyless entry into your apartment building and you will never miss a delivery anymore. Service providers can access your hallway and put their deliveries – parcels, groceries or food – right in front of your apartment door. Amazon Prime Now, Deliveroo, foodora, DPD and GLS are already compatible!

After obtaining funding from well-known investors and Kickstarter backers, we are excited to launch nello one in May 2017. We are a strong team with a proven track record and we are very exited about nello. Now we are looking for like-minded people to join our team.


You will be responsible for several backend projects. Therefore you will work closely together with a head of backend engineering, app developer and firmware engineers. We definitely don’t expect you to be just coding, but to also actively participate in moving our company forward.


  • Monitor and improve communication between app and nello one via REST-API, push notifications and MQTT
  • Build APIs to delivery companies, Airbnb and real estate companies
  • Develop voice integrations for Amazon Echo, Google Voice and others
  • Moving towards dockerization of our services
  • Continuously improve the security of our IoT and cloud infrastructure


  • At least 3 years of hands-on backend experience
  • University degree in computer science or related fields of studies
  • Strong skills in python3 environment
  • Experience with flask micro-framework
  • Experience with Linux and its command line
  • Experience with AWS infrastructure
  • Front-end experience with React is a big plus
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies
  • Entrepreneurial way of thinking and willingness to take on responsibility
  • Fluency in English, German skills are a plus


  • Join an excellent team of entrepreneurs and engineers – currently we are team of 8
  • Our nice office is right next to Isartor – free Nespresso, tea, fruits and cookies included
  • Competitive salary and shares in our company