Staff Software Engineer - Backend Python

Blackhawk Network (Bengaluru, KA, India) 24 days ago

At Blackhawk Network, we shape the future of global branded payments through the prepaid products, technologies, and networks that connect brands and people. Our collaborative innovation and scalable, security-minded solutions help our partners to increase reach, loyalty, and revenue. We believe our future holds great things for Blackhawk Network and its partners. We believe that together, we can shape the future. Our beliefs? Win as one team, be innovative, global excellence and be inspiring!

So, what are you waiting for? Shape your career and join our global network.

What’s in it for you?

You will build different parts of our payment network, that have high scale, precision and availability requirements. You will be part of a world class team delivering awesome features to Blackhawk consumers and partners. You will stretch the limits of backend technologies to deliver functionality. You will be constantly leveraging cutting edge technologies on the cloud, and application stacks to build efficient systems. You will be an awesome team player that can learn and coach simultaneously. You will learn to innovate. You will build relationships with the world's best payments systems while you help them realize their visions. Your work will play an essential part in how developers build state of the art payment experiences that consumers love.


  • Perform all phases of software engineering including design, development, testing, and deployment in an Agile software development environment
  • Design and develop new features using various languages, we primarily use Python and JavaScript
  • Collaborate with other teams and conduct new technology research for product development and recommend product enhancements
  • Actively participate in code reviews, analyze results and choose the best solution
  • Manage deadlines and prioritize tasks
  • Continuously focus on improving the software quality and performance
  • Participate in Information Security analysis and remediation
  • Troubleshoot customer issues and communicate effectively to internal and external stakeholders
  • Mentor and inspire others and drive for results
  • Work with product owners to define features and clarify requirements
  • Provide timely advice and solutions including estimations. Communicate trade offs including hidden problems
  • Onboard new scrum team members


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8+ years hands‑on professional experience with object oriented and functional software engineering using Python and Django Framework
  • Experience in leading a scrum team with engineering excellence & high quality of delivery.
  • Experience working in a cloud environment, preferably Amazon Web Services
  • Significant experience designing and building REST services and a familiarity with Microservice architectures
  • Comfortable with relational database design and SQL
  • Knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Experience working with web user interface technologies
  • Understanding of Scrum framework
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn new coding languages and develop creatively.

Staff Software Engineer - Backend Python

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