Backend Engineer

Since 2010 Fyndiq has grown to the largest marketplace for bargains in Sweden. We are a small group of Fyndians that handles millions of Swedish customers, thousands of merchants and millions of products. Fyndiq will continue to grow in Sweden, as well as expanding into new exciting markets, with the goal to be a global marketplace.

About the role

We’ve restructured and modernized our tech platform to become even better, this means that you will be an important part of interesting and challenging projects. The team at Fyndiq is small, specialized, skilled and collaborative, and the future team member we are recruiting is passionate about solving real business problems. As a Backend developer, you will work with the latest technology and make a real impact on our business, because without our platform there is no marketplace.

Your purpose at Fyndiq is to:

  • Explore, define and develop new technologies and architecture.
  • Re-evaluate existing technologies to constantly improve our platform.
  • Improve upon and build new business-critical features and infrastructure.

To succeed in this role you have:

  • Experience of backend development skills, such as REST-ful (or REST-ish ;)) API development, and experience with relational databases and/or NoSQL databases
  • Proven track record in building and operating complex systems
  • Solid development skills in Python, OR knowledge of several other languages and willing to learn Python
  • A proactive and problem-solving mindset
  • A DevOps culture mindset

Bonus points if you might have experience with:

  • Microservice architectures
  • Event-driven architectures (or event sourced) and CQRS patterns
  • Kubernetes
  • Cloud environments (GCP, AWS e.t.c.)
  • Setting up automation, testing, and deployment pipelines.
  • Developing and scaling business- and performance-critical backend systems.

Who are you

You will be a perfect fit within our team if you are passionate about development, with an understanding of how the software affects the end-users and how it ties into the overall business strategy and goals of the company. We value a willingness and openness for knowledge sharing within the team. A proactive and problem-solving mindset is key as we understand that frameworks and languages are merely tools in an engineers’ toolbox.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Benefits & Perks working at Fyndiq

We always strive to offer a market-based compensation package. The purpose of the office perks and benefits is to make Fyndians feel appreciated and valued for their work and to create a positive working atmosphere where everyone thrives and is happy.

  • Flexibility

    Work and life balance is important for our journey to success. We also don’t believe that one can only be creative and solve problems between 9 to 5. That's why we have flexible working hours & the ability to work 2 days/week remotely.

    The same goes for "red days". As a Fyndian, you can exchange "red days" for other days by working on a "red day" and then take a holiday at another time. We believe in diversity and we don't want anyone to feel discriminated against by just celebrating Christian holidays.

  • Development contribution

    You have 6000SEK/year in contribution to help you develop in your profession, such as attending seminars, conferences or buying books.

  • Parental Pay

    Fyndiq will pay additional Parental salary during your parental leave so you receive in total 90% of your salary for 6 months.

  • 30 days vacation

  • Occupational Pension with Avanza

    4,5% of salary up to 40 250SEK, 30% on the exceeding salary is paid monthly to an account with Avanza.

  • Wellness

    You get 3000SEK /year in wellness grants.

  • Insurance package

    All Fyndians are covered by Health Insurance (compensation during long term sickness), Work Injury Insurance (accident at work, accident/injury during travel to and from work) and Group Life Insurance (insured when deceased).

  • Office Perks

    At any time, you can go to our Boost Room for a snack, such as fruits, veggies, cookies, nuts, cheese, yogurt, granola, and the list goes on...

    We have regular events at the office or outside the office. Once a year we have our epic Fyndiq staff party. We also have our magical Fyndiq Family party once a year for our loved ones. 

    Every Friday we start the day off with the most amazing breakfast! Later in the day, our beloved candy trolley, “Godisvagn”, makes a visit. And we always finish the week off with after works drinks & snacks.

We are proud to be ranked top 20 “Great Place to Work” in Sweden 2019​​!

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