Senior backend developer

Job title: Senior backend developer

Company: Jayway

Job description: Company Description

At Jayway, we are more than 200 colleagues within development, design, testing and project management, located in Sweden, Copenhagen and the U.S. We appreciate making innovative solutions with our clients.

We aim for fun and challenging projects of the right size – typically 3-8 people, working agile, exploring and developing creative technology solutions. We work with clients ranging from small specialist companies to some of the biggest ones in the world. We’ve introduced agile methodologies at many of our clients, and of course practice what we preach.

Job Description

As a senior backend developer at Jayway, you have experience and knowledge of how to design API:s and technical architectures and have the skills required to implement them efficiently. You are an advocate for creating the best solution, not the easiest. You enjoy working alongside other developers, designers and data scientists in teams where you get to contribute with your expertise. You are passionate about learning and testing new technologies, comfortable and experienced working with agile development.

As a senior developer, we expect you to take shared ownership and responsibility of guiding the team in the development process to solve the right problems in the right way. You are comfortable sharing your knowledge with the team and clients, and working with a high level of autonomy. Your goal is to develop innovative solutions for clients that provide actual business value.

Your typical work can contain:

Develop and deliver high-quality products and services.

Identify areas of improvement and proactively implement those with the team

When applicable being part of pre- and upsales in the projects and assignments such as writing offers and presentations

Communicating on a regular basis with clients

Assist and solve problems together with your colleagues

Contribute to sharing knowledge internally and externally

Be part of a cross-functional team or a team within your own expertise

Balancing discovery and implementation in a project with your team

Being open-minded about testing new technologies and tools


The following is a guide and we would love to hear from candidates with more, less, or different experience, provided the requisite skills can be demonstrated.

Extensive knowledge and professional experience in software development

Proven experience working in backend languages

Hands-on experience with Cloud technologies (AWS, GCP or Azure)

Solid understanding and experience in designing and developing API:s (e.g. REST, REST-like, GraphQL)

Good understanding of microservice architecture principles and use cases

Good understanding of different kinds of databases, including use cases and limitations

Professional experience with working in agile teams

Being a driving force in sharing knowledge

We would love if you also have:

A DevOps mindset

Any other skills or experiences (professional or hobby) that might add business value,

Skills not related to your speciality

Other tech related specialities (e.g. VR, 3D printing, IoT)


Valid Swedish work permit

Or able to obtain one with the offered terms of employment

Ability to be physically present in Stockholm as needed. Flexible work-life balance but ability to work from the office when needed

Full professional proficiency in English

Additional Information

As a Jaywayer in Stockholm you get:

10-12 competence days per year, where we attend conferences, run internal sharing days, travel abroad for inspiration and benefit from the wealth of knowledge we have created within Jayway over the past 20 years

Challenging and rewarding assignments; many of them end-to-end

Wellness grants for sports activities (5000 SEK/year)

Computer, phone and telephone subscription

Passionate and skilled colleagues

A human-centric, value-based culture

Social events during the year

A fair chance.

Jayway is open to applications from all sections of society. We believe diverse teams help us make better products. We welcome all people regardless of age, gender, experience and background. If you can see yourself in this role and feel you can bring value and a unique perspective to Jayway, we encourage you to send us your application – even if you do not necessarily meet all the above requirements.

Our recruitment process.

We invite all suitable candidates in for interviews to learn more about you and introduce ourselves. If our culture and expectations align, we ask you to do a technical assignment before inviting you to a technical interview. After this is a final interview with the studio lead.

We apply continuous recruitment, so make sure to send in your application as soon as possible as the position can be filled before the last application day.

Expected salary:

Location: Stockholm

Job date: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 23:10:03 GMT

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