We are seeking for Python Developers to join the development team with focus on news recommender systems that provide services to millions of users with a news feed in the browser.

At Opera, we love new technology, compelling design and user-friendly products. Opera offers users around the world a range of products and services that include PC and mobile browsers, the AI-powered newsreader Opera News, and recently launched fintech and classifieds apps. We strive to deliver what users need on a daily basis to make their lives easier and more enjoyable. Opera was one of the first browsers that offered an integrated Ad Blocker, free VPN and Crypto Wallet. Also, Opera launched the Crypto Browser in 2022 targeting to provide the best web 3.0 user experience for the next era of Internet.

Opera is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with offices in many other countries, and is listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange (OPRA).

Role & Responsibilities

  • This role is on a small team developing a news service for millions of users.
  • It is a rewarding and challenging position that requires both personal and technical skills.
  • Participate in and contribute to all parts of the development cycle.
  • Take part in design and architecture discussions.
  • Adapt to and learn new technologies.

Ideal Candidate’s Profile

  • A high degree of logical thinking, technical skill and attention to detail.
  • Strong knowledge of Python coding language is necessary.
  • Basic understanding of HTTP and HTML.
  • Experience writing network server programs.
  • Experience with Django, Linux, and Apache Solr is beneficial.
  • Puppet and/or Docker experience is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

About Us

Opera is a global web innovator with an engaged and growing base of hundreds of millions of monthly active users who seek a better internet experience. Building on over 25 years of innovation that started with browser products, Opera is now leveraging its brand and highly engaged user base in order to expand its business into new segments. Today, Opera offers users around the world a range of products and services that include PC and mobile browsers, the newsreader Opera News, and apps dedicated to gaming, fintech, e-commerce and classifieds.