Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at 10:25:19 PM Coordinated Universal Time
United Kingdom England UK, Birmingham UK, London


501-1,000 employees · Software Development

About the job

From our technology to our team members, Neo4j is built on relationships.

As part of Neo4j product engineering, you will work together with a diverse team of talented colleagues from around the world. Our culture encourages engineers who want to become deep experts in a particular field – or to build broad expertise across several technologies. Our engineers regularly work with peers in field engineering and experience the full lifecycle of the systems they build.

We build technology that helps cure cancers , addresses diabetes , and gets humans to Mars . We're proud to fight fraud , crush pandemics , and even help journalists uncover the truth . Neo4j’s engineering teams are located in Malmö, Sweden and London, UK.

Please submit your CV and cover letter in English.

The Role >

Here at Neo4j, we’re on the lookout for a software engineer with strong engineering skills to join our Driver Engineering Team . As a driver engineer, you’ll work on building and supporting the Python Driver library , which acts as an adapter between the network and client applications. Your primary responsibility will be to develop data science capabilities in Python .

Neo4j is widely used by data scientists and you will be part of improving the user experience and functionalities for data scientists. You will be part of influencing the strategic direction for the drivers and how they will support data scientists together with our product managers and you will be involved in functional and technical design work.

One of the most foundational parts of Neo4j’s growth is our user community and you will also be interacting with the data science and Python driver communities. As well as software development, you’ll also have the opportunity to do things like supporting community projects, running meetups and hackathons, writing blog posts, and helping with training and other events.

We're Looking For Practical Experience In

  • Python language, platform and ecosystem
  • Python data science libraries such as pandas, NumPy, PyArrow, and others.
  • You have some experience as a data scientist, so you understand the user perspective and needs of data scientists who will be using the data science library

You Will Ideally Have Experience And Interest In

  • Database management systems
  • API design
  • Docker
  • Python C/C++ bindings
  • Customer experience and developer community interaction. You will be involved in things like user interviews, presenting the driver for users and run trainings about it..


  • GB

At Neo4j, you’ll work in a fun and flexible environment alongside an exceptional international team.

The Driver Team itself is distributed across multiple locations, so expect to be pairing and joining design discussions using online collaboration software on a regular basis.

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t have experience across all of these areas, since the team will have a mix of different skills.

If we sound like a good match, then get in touch and tell us about yourself.

We welcome applicants of all backgrounds and we look forward to hearing from you.

Neo4j Values

Our work in Neo4j Engineering is guided by our company values:



(we)-[:THRIVE_IN]->(:Culture {type: [‘Open’, ‘Inclusive’})

(we)-[:ASSUME]->(:Intent {direction:’Positive’})

(we)-[:WELCOME]->(:Discussions {nature: ‘IntellectuallyHonest’})


Why Join Neo4j?

Neo4j is one of the 20 most popular databases in the world , and the leader in the rapidly emerging Graph Database category . We’re building the technology that enables connected data to solve the world’s most pressing problems. You’ll work on unique engineering projects that challenge what’s possible.

We have customers in every industry across the globe, and our products a proven product/market fit. Joining our team is an opportunity to shape the future of data and analytics.

We pride ourselves on being a welcoming team. Most of us would agree that one of the best parts of working at Neo4j is the people we get to work with.

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t 100% fit the qualifications above. Why? Because we are committed to building an environment that fosters belonging, which means valuing intellectually honest discussions and being receptive to new ideas and perspectives.

One of our central objectives is to provide an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace for everyone to develop their potential and have a positive, career-defining experience.

About Neo4j

Neo4j is the leader in graph database technology. As the world’s most widely deployed graph database, we help organizations – including NASA , UBS and Volvo Cars – to reveal and predict how people, processes and systems interrelate. Using this relationships-first approach, applications built using Neo4j tackle connected data challenges such as analytics and artificial intelligence , fraud detection , real-time recommendations and knowledge graphs .

Neo4j is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Please read the privacy notice regarding Neo4j's recruitment process to understand how we will handle the personal data that you provide.

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