Role

overview

We’re looking for Software Engineers of all levels to join our growing community. You will be working with our frontend or backend tech stacks according to your experience. We select our technology based on common sense application, not just trends. We love exploring modern frameworks and languages including React, React Native, Clojure, and Kotlin. You are encouraged to apply even if you aren’t experienced with our tech stacks – we value the process and a willingness to learn. Depending on your skill level, this can be a senior position which will include leading junior developers and providing them with constructive feedback. Our demanding recruitment process is in place to ensure you can work with the most efficient and high quality team. Our engineers hold Masters and PhD degrees in computer science, win coding competitions, and have worked for leading tech giants.

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Type

Full-time job

Monthly Compensation

1800 – 8100 € + Equity

Location 

Bratislava, Prague, Brno, Kosice, Budapest, Remote

Who

you are

Fast learner

You get oriented to new concepts quickly. You have demonstrable critical thinking skills and understand the value of reasoning out problems.

Analyst

You know how to interpret data contextually and also apply it to new situations.

Techie

You love technology but never use it for its own sake – always looking for what makes the most sense in context.

Process designer

You are process driven and detail oriented. You can design new processes, understand and modify existing ones, and retire obsolete ones.

Curious

You’re often learning new things and finding clever solutions.

Autonomous

You feel confident making decisions and suggesting your own ideas. You trust yourself and others to make the right call and take responsibility.

Open Minded

You want to be part of a welcoming community and use technology to make the world better.

Purposeful

You make well-reasoned and specific decisions. Rather than just follow trends, you would prefer to do meaningful and lasting work with technology.

What you’ll do

A great software engineer should have

What

you get in return

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Typical career path

Software engineer salary range at Vacuumlabs: 1,800 – 8,100 €.
See the typical career path to learn what you can expect: 

Intern X

With limited programming experience, you require close supervision. You are eager to learn and don’t give up easily.

JuniorX

You are comfortable working with standard toolchain, research information independently, and start developing a basic taste for a good code. You develop simple features under the guidance of your more experienced colleagues.

monthly salary 1,800 EUR–2,600 EUR

MidX

You can develop most of the features independently, coach less experienced colleagues, and lead small projects occasionally.

monthly salary 3,000 EUR–3,700 EUR

OR OPT FOR CONVERTING PART OF SALARY FOR COMPANY EQUITY

SeniorX

You require no supervision implementing even the hard parts of the software. You routinely lead junior colleagues and actively participate in design & code reviews. You always look at the code through the optics of its business impacts and can communicate them to the customer. You proactively research new trends and prepare talks for your colleagues and the general audience. We trust you to lead teams of 3–4 people.

monthly salary 4,100 EUR–5,000 EUR
OR OPT FOR CONVERTING PART OF SALARY FOR COMPANY EQUITY

Team LeadX

You are capable of leading the biggest of projects. You think of costs, benefits, and risks of any decision, even a bad one. You discuss, design and write documentation before writing a single line of code. If a proper software architecture doesn’t pull its weight, you advocate for a ‘quick and simple’ solution.

monthly salary 5,500 EUR–8,100 EUR (through growth within the company)

OR OPT FOR CONVERTING PART OF SALARY FOR COMPANY EQUITY

Compensation

1800 – 8100 € and Equity

Opportunity

Our community enables you to expand your knowledge and follow your personal projects to their fullest potential. You can speak your mind and put your ideas into motion, whether it’s your strategy to improve a process or your own spin-off company.

Autonomy

In return for the responsibility you take on, we give you the freedom to get your work done the way that suits you.

Purpose

We want your work to have a positive impact and feel meaningful. The world may not be perfect, but we always look out for product developments that can make it a better place and foster a welcoming environment.

Transparency

Compensation amounts and their corresponding levels are open to everyone. Whenever possible, we will share the company’s decisions, triumphs, mistakes, lessons learned, and future plans.

Benefits and Perks

If you need to pick up your kids from school or head to a doctor’s appointment that’s fine with us – we let you structure your hours around your needs. Work from home is an option if you feel it suits your workflow.

You know best how much rest you need and we trust you to use your unlimited sick days with integrity.

20-25 vacation days, plus additional country-specific days off

We want to show our commitment to constant learning. You can arrange time for continued education, training, and tech conferences.

We offer quarterly compensation evaluations and provide feedback for your performance.

We’re happy to offer paid parental leave, 2 weeks off for partners with newborns, and shortened hours for new parents who wish to return to work. 
We also host family friendly events and more.

From building products like the digital bank Daylight to address underbanking in the LGBT+ community to hosting our very own pride events – we stay true to our values by taking action.

Our events and parties help you enrich your social life and build team spirit and camaraderie with your Vacuumlabs colleagues.

If you get busy and the little tasks start to add up, you can ask our concierge to recommend and schedule professionals, send or receive parcels, and even have your groceries delivered to the office.

Depending on the office location, we provide catering or outside meals.

We provide on-site mental health professionals for both crisis intervention and long term therapy. You can also purchase a MultiSport card (currently unavailable in HU).

If you made it till the end, you’ve shown the dedication and patience that truly makes a great software engineer. Are you curious if Vacuumlabs is the right fit for you? Give it a try and apply now.

About

Vacuumlabs

We put the tech in fintech.

Vacuumlabs is a digital product development firm that provides design, product development, engineering, and data science services for the fintech industry. We support clients from 8 locations in Europe, North America, and Asia. The history of our successful collaborations include companies at all stages of development – leading corporations, scaleups, and startups.

Our approach to fintech is enthusiastic and inventive. We love discovering the latest technologies and seeking new opportunities for collaboration or building products of our own. We turn our values into actions by taking an active role in advocating for human rights and the improvement of society as a whole. Fintech influences matters on a global, regional, local, and personal level. Our work in this sector serves a greater purpose by increasing accessibility and financial literacy all over the world. It’s a challenging and emerging field full of opportunities. There are endless possibilities to build your own programs, products, and even create entire new business lines.

At our core, we’re proud of our people, our welcoming culture and the care we show our teams. Every great relationship is built on trust and we believe transparency is the foundation for achieving this internally, with our clients, and with the industry at large. Our responsibility for our team’s wellbeing is something we take seriously and we want them to succeed at Vacuumlabs and beyond. We demonstrate that everyday through the friendliness of our work environment, the respect we show each other, and our above-standard benefit package.

While our focus is fintech, our experience with a variety of problem solving in the industry has led to an exciting assortment of spin-offs in legaltrademark, and landmark IT conferences like ReactiveConf. Our involvement extends into creating quality content featuring the most current news and industry leaders.

Purpose and integrity underlies everything we do.
Here’s just a few of our successful projects:

We are

product launchers

Our talented mix of people has even led to a variety of exciting spinoffs, including the highly successful Cardano wallet Adalite and our major tech conference ReactiveConf.