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Software Engineer I

DiligentFull-time$105k - $250k*Budapest, HungaryNov 10, 2023
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About Us

Diligent is the global leader in modern governance, providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance, audit and ESG. Empowering more than 1 million users and 700,000 board members and leaders with a holistic view of their organization’s GRC practices so they can make better decisions, faster. No matter the challenge.

At Diligent, you are an agent of positive change. You are joining a team of passionate, smart, creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place. Be a part of a global community on a mission to make a real impact.

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Position Overview 

Diligent are looking for someone who has Python and AWS knowledge and is willing to learn PostgreSQL, Dynamo DB, Node JS, React, Typescript, Redux development to join our Centre for Global Product Innovation in Budapest. 

The ideal candidate will have proven ability to apply effective analysis, design, programming, and testing skills to produce and maintain scaled SaaS software solutions. They will be driven, resourceful and not feel intimidated by significant technical challenges. The successful candidate will work as part of an established team who are used to working together to achieve excellent results. Our ideal candidate will be motivated, pro-active and takes pride in his or her code. 


They will want to take ownership of the features they are working on, proactively drive improvements in software design and development practices, and work with more junior members of the team to help develop their skills and optimize the performance of the team over time. 


Key Responsibilities 

  • Assist with analysis and documentation of technical requirements and user stories for assigned features, in accordance with the agile methodology employed by Diligent. 
  • To a reasonable degree of accuracy, definition and estimation of development tasks for assigned features and user stories. 
  • Design, code, review and test assigned features and user stories, in accordance with the agile methodology employed by Diligent. 
  • Contribute to the quality assurance/testing strategy for assigned features and perform technical tasks as required to support that strategy, including but not limited to development of unit tests, test harnesses, tools, and automation hooks. 
  • Assist with production of high quality operational and system documentation as required. 
  • Assisting with creation and maintenance of databases, environments, processes, standards, and tools supporting development and release activities, as required 
  • Assisting with analysis and resolution of Tier 3 support issues 

Required Experience/Skills: 

  • 1+ year’ experience in a hands-on development role at a commercial software company 
  • Developed skills in Python and AWS and preferably other software development languages, frameworks, and technologies as relevant for the team 
  • Good written and oral communications 
  • Solid troubleshooting ability and skills 
  • Ability to contribute to the effectiveness of a high-performing agile team 
  • Successfully manage own workload, and take personal responsibility and ownership for delivery, behaviors, and self-improvement 
  • Complete honesty and integrity 

Preferred but not essential 

  • Experience with PostgreSQL, Dynamo DB, Node JS, React, Typescript, Redux 
  • Experience working in a cloud infrastructure, AWS in particular 
  • Experience designing, creating and managing release pipelines 
  • Experience working with SOA/ESB/Message Queues/Serverless 
  • Experience with Agile/SCRUM/Lean software development 
  • Eagerness to learn more about new languages and frameworks 
  • Familiarity with Source Code Control Systems (e.g., Git/GitHub) 
  • Understanding of functional programming techniques 
  • Test Driven Development experience 

What Diligent Offers You 

  • Creativity is ingrained in our culture. We are innovative collaborators by nature. We thrive in exploring how things can be differently both in our internal processes and to help our clients
  • We care about our people. Diligent offers a flexible work environment, global days of service, comprehensive health benefits, meeting free days, generous time off policy and wellness programs to name a few
  • We have teams all over the world. We may be headquartered in New York City, but we have office hubs in Washington D.C., Vancouver, London, Galway, Budapest, Munich, Bengaluru, Singapore, and Sydney.
  • Diversity is important to us. Growing, maintaining and promoting a diverse team is a top priority for us. We foster and encourage diversity through our Employee Resource Groups and provide access to resources and education to support the education of our team, facilitate dialogue, and foster understanding.

Diligent created the modern governance movement. Our world-changing idea is to empower leaders with the technology, insights and connections they need to drive greater impact and accountability – to lead with purpose. Our employees are passionate, smart, and creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place. 

Headquartered in New York, Diligent has offices in Washington D.C., Baltimore, London, Galway, Budapest, Vancouver, Bengaluru, Munich, and Sydney. 


We are a drug free workplace. Diligent is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status, protected veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Diligent's EEO Policy and Know Your Rights. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected].

To all recruitment agencies: Diligent does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Diligent employees or any other organization location. Diligent is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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