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Stockholm, Sweden

DigiExam is a fast growing startup with exciting new opportunities in our development team. We are on the hunt for an innovative and solution driven senior backend developer to join our Stockholm office.

The platform backend that you will work with is a Go application hosted on Google Cloud Platform - which means that you will have all the Google Cloud Platform products at your disposal (more details: Some of the tools we frequently use today are App Engine, Compute Engine, Datastore, Memcache and BigQuery.

We use practices such as continuous delivery for automatic deployment and testing, documentation of our routines and peer review of all our code changes.

We expect that:

  • You can provide mentorship and support to developers regarding backend development best practices and techniques
  • You are able to take pragmatic technical design and tooling decisions
  • You know how to organize code in a modular manner
  • You know how to deliver an outstanding backend and API for a product
  • You have a genuine interest in backend development and you stay up-to-date with the latest trends, but still have the maturity not to jump on every new database that shows up on HN

We can offer you the opportunity to:

  • Work with a platform used by thousands of teachers and students worldwide daily
  • Use innovative technologies like Google Cloud Platform and Electron and be a core member of a smaller team
  • Work in a SCRUM team with short release cycles and great dev processes

Skills and requirements

  • You are an excellent backend developer that knows how to build a scalable platform
  • You have professional experience with Go or contributed to a substaintial Go project on your free time
  • You have experience working with different types of databases and knows the pros and cons with the options available
  • You are confident and at home in unix-like systems
  • You have a good understanding of how to design a great API
  • You have professional experience as a senior backend developer

How to apply

Apply to this position by sending your CV, cover letter and portfolio in an e-mail to or using Jobylon:

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