Software Engineer (Python)


Stockholm, SE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/13/2021
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  • Company Address: 530 Lytton Avenue Suite 301, Palo Alto, CA, 94301

About Yubico

Yubico sets new global standards for simple and secure access to computers, mobile devices, servers, and internet accounts.

The company’s core invention, the YubiKey, delivers strong hardware protection, with a simple touch, across any number of IT systems and online services. The YubiHSM, Yubico’s ultra-portable hardware security module, protects sensitive data stored in servers.

Job Description

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. Your focus will be on our various Python projects, from libraries used both in a server environment as well as on client, to smaller web sites, to low level device communication over USB. You'll 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 libraries and apps 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

Basic Qualifications:

    • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Ability to set up automated builds and tests in a CI system, such as Github Actions or similar.
    • Frontend experience (HTML/CSS/JavaScript, React or similar) is beneficial
    • Lower-level (compiled to native binaries, eg. C) programming experience is beneficial
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