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Hokodo

Back-end engineer, with experience building REST APIs and modern web apps in Python at Hokodo

France, United Kingdom · Full Time
Hokodo is a technology company that aims to make financing and insurance available to the many SMEs left behind by today’s financial services industry. Read More
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Job Description

Hokodo offers a chance to join us as employee #1 in the tech team, working directly with the founders in a flat structure (5 of us at the moment).
Variety of work will be high, ranging from the core design and iteration of our core product and API layer.

What it takes to succeed:
- Passion for product and high quality software
- Understanding the value of strong testing
- Ability to work in small teams and no bullshit attitude
- Ambition to disrupt a stale industry (financial services brokerage)
- Eagerness to learn about new technologies
- Ability to put yourself in the shoes of the end client (because in the end we want to ship a product that is less f*** up than what incumbents offer)

What we value on the tech side:
- Experience building REST APIs and modern web applications in Python
- Other: HTTP, familiarity with django REST framework, an interest in data science

What you'll get in return:
- Opportunity for personal growth in a fast moving startup
- A flexible environment and non hierarchical culture
- A real kick working for a diverse team that blends several nationalities (UK, French, Swiss, German at the start) and combines deep tech expertise with business profiles

Characteristics of the job:
No bullshit, no hierarchy ★★★★★
Connecting the world with APIs ★★★★★
Financial inclusion ★★★★★
French ★★☆☆☆
English ★★☆☆☆
German ★★☆☆☆
Other ★★★☆☆
Corporate mindset ☆☆☆☆☆
Powerpoints & reports ☆☆☆☆☆

About us
Hokodo is a technology company that aims to make financing and insurance available to the many SMEs left behind by today’s financial services industry.
At Hokodo, we believe that the design and distribution of financial products has been broken for a long time. And we’re on a journey to fix it!

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What We're Building

Hokodo provides B2B marketplaces and other platforms with transparent, easy-to-integrate financing and insurance solutions. This way, simple, meaningful product propositions can reach SME clients, putting an end to the many layers of intermediaries and opaque commissions, unproductive fine print and cumbersome sales journeys...
In doing so, Hokodo provides insurers and other financial services providers with a cost-efficient way to source and address SME needs. We strive for radical simplicity in customer journeys, underpinned by cutting-edge technology and APIs. We use advanced machine learning to deliver best-in-class underwriting and fair pricing for all parties.

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Hokodo Team

Louis CARBONNIER
Founder @Hokodo • Insurance as a Service • Disrupting insurance product and distribution • Ex Founder @Euler Hermes Digital Agency and ex @Oliver Wyman
Richard Thornton
Founder @Hokodo • Insurance as a Service • Disrupting insurance product and distribution • Ex CRO and COO @Aspen Insurance Holdings and ex @Oliver Wyman
Mai Duong
Worked at Hokodo