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Python Developer



Software Engineering
Prague, Czechia
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

At Similarweb, we're revolutionizing the way businesses interact with the digital world by revealing to them everything that happens online. Our cutting-edge platform and unique data empower over 4,300 customers globally, including industry giants like Google, eBay, and Adidas, to make game-changing decisions that drive their digital strategies.

In 2021, we went public on the New York Stock Exchange, and we haven’t stopped growing since!

We're expanding our global presence with a brand-new site in Prague - home to Europe’s top tech talent - and seeking exceptional pioneers to help build a new dynamic team. At Similarweb, you'll innovate fast, collaborate with brilliant minds, solve big problems, work with cutting-edge technologies and data at incredible scales, and make a tangible impact on the world's most innovative companies.

Are you an experienced Python developer looking for an exciting challenge? Or perhaps you're eager to transition into the dynamic world of data engineering? Look no further! We are currently looking for a Python Developer to join our Data Engineering Team.

Reporting to our Team Manager, R&D, this role offers the perfect opportunity to leverage your backend engineering experience and dive into the exciting field of big data and cutting-edge technologies.

Why is this role so important at Similarweb?

As a Python Developer in our Data Engineering Team, you’ll collaborate closely with our team of data scientists to optimize machine learning algorithms, streamline code workflows, and architect robust infrastructure solutions. Your background in backend engineering will be invaluable as you contribute to shaping the future of our data-driven initiatives. And with our robust onboarding program, you’ll have all the support you need to succeed in your new role. Your contributions will directly impact our ability to extract actionable insights from vast datasets, driving innovation and competitive advantage in the digital domain.

So, what will you be doing all day?

Your role as part of the R&D team means your daily responsibilities may include:

  • Collaborate with data scientists to understand their algorithmic requirements and optimize code for performance and scalability.
  • Design and implement robust data pipelines to efficiently process and analyze large volumes of structured and unstructured data.
  • Architect scalable and resilient infrastructure solutions to support data-intensive workloads and machine learning workflows.
  • Continuously evaluate and integrate new technologies to enhance our data processing capabilities and improve overall efficiency.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive innovation and deliver impactful data-driven solutions.
  • Collaborate with other big data engineers to keep our process running smoothly.

About the R&D team

As part of our R&D team at Similarweb, you'll have the opportunity to work on challenging algorithmic problems with no play book solution, solve problems for real customers, and work alongside the best engineers and scientists in the industry.

This is the perfect job for someone who:

  • Is passionate about data.
  • Has excellent communication skills (in English) with the ability to provide constant dialog between and within data teams.
  • Has at least 2 years of software or data engineering development experience in Python.
  • Has strong programming skills and knowledge of Data Structures, Design Patterns and Object Oriented Programming.
  • Has experience with containerization like Docker.
  • Can easily prioritize tasks and work independently and with others.
  • Is comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

Why you’ll love being a Similarwebber:

  • You’ll actually love the product you work with: Our customers aren’t our only raving fans. When we asked our employees why they chose to come work at Similarweb, 99% of them said “the product.” Imagine how exciting your job is when you get to work with the most powerful digital intelligence platform in the world.
  • You’ll find a home for your big ideas💡: We encourage an open dialogue and empower employees to bring their ideas to the table. You’ll find the resources you need to take initiative and create meaningful change within the organization.
  • Hybrid Work Model: Enjoy the best of both worlds with our hybrid work model - 3 days in our vibrant office and 2 days working remotely🏡.
  • Our Office: Step into our brand new, modern office located in the dynamic DOCK IN area (Prague 8). It's fully equipped with stand desks, comfortable chairs & monitors, designed to inspire focus and collaboration. We've also stocked it with drinks, snacks 🥪, and fruits 🍎and created space for social activities and recreation, making it a vibrant and enjoyable workplace✨.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Your well-being is not just a buzzword! We provide 5 weeks of vacation, an extra day off on your birthday month, 5 sick days, Sport allowance, competitive compensation, and much more 😎!
  • State of the art tech stack:👩🏻‍💻 We adopt innovation and develop using the latest technologies and the best hardware (we're working on the latest, most powerful MacBook Pro M3).
  • Team events: At Similarweb, we believe in the power of community. That's why we organize team-building events, parties, and company events multiple times a year or weekly, lunches or happy hours 🎉.
  • Access to Equity programs💸: share the success of Similarweb by becoming a shareholder in the company.
  • You can grow your career in any direction you choose: Interested in becoming a VP or want to transition into a different department? Whether it’s Career Week, personalized coaching, or our ongoing learning solutions, you’ll find all the tools and opportunities you need to develop your career right here🚀.
  • Diversity isn’t just a buzzword🌍: People want to work in a place where they can be themselves. We strive to create a workplace that is reflective of the communities we serve, where everyone is empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We are committed to inclusivity across race, gender, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, age, religion, spirituality, identity and experience. Our culture of equality and mutual respect also helps us better understand and serve our customers in a world that is becoming more global, more diverse, and more digital every day.

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