Senior Backend Developer

SWITCHR AS Stockholm Full-time
Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated
SWITCHR is the energy company owned by the people, where anyone can invest in large scale solar power plants through an intuitive investment platform. While doing this, users can create an income and follow the energy production in realtime on their smartphone. Together, we unite under one mission: to revolutionize and disrupt the way we own and produce energy. To realize this vision, we are now looking for a passionate Senior Backend Developer who wants to join us on this exciting journey.

SWITCHR is the energy company owned by the people. It is the green tech first-mover where anyone can invest in large scale solar power plants through an intuitive investment platform. While doing this, users can create an income and follow the energy production in realtime on their smartphone.

With an innovative business model and a highly experienced team, we build the company with previous successful startups and an exit experience in the backpack. Together, we unite under one mission: to revolutionize and disrupt the way we own and produce energy. 

To realize this vision, we are looking for a passionate senior Backend Engineer who wants to embark on this exciting journey. 

 

What you will be doing at SWITCHR

As SWITCHRs senior backend developer, you will work closely together with the tech team. You will be in full charge of the backend side of the SWITCHR investment platform, from maintenance to continuous development. As an instrumental part of the SWITCHR team, you will also participate in meetings with stakeholders where your technical expertise will bring clarity to the big picture.

But that’s not all. You’ll also join an insanely driven solar power family who believes in hard work for a greater cause. We also believe hard work has to be balanced with humor and play. At SWITCHR, we support each other and make sure the sun keeps shining through times of challenge and times of success. 

 

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer programming, computer science, or a related field
  • 5+ years of backend work experience 

 

Required skills

  • Fluency in one or more server-side languages such as Java, Python or PHP
  • Experience in developing highly scalable APIs and infrastructure 
  • Great knowledge in working with databases
  • PostgreSQL experience 
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Docker or Kubernetes (or similar)
  • Strong team player spirit and leadership skills

 

Bonus skills

  • 1+ years of backend experience within the fintech field
  • Knowledge in working with Go/Golang
  • Google Cloud experience
  • Basic knowledge in HTML5 and CSS
  • Understanding of some React JS concepts

 

Benefits

  • Join a green tech first mover who brings solar power to the people
  • Become a part of the global transformation from fossil fuels to renewable energy
  • Work with a unique and highly scalable investment platform 
  • You will be offered shares in the company right from the start
  • A monthly salary that is negotiable before start
  • You will be offered ownership of solar panels in our large scale power plants 

 

Headquarters

Norrsken Foundation
Birger Jarlsgatan 57 C, Stockholm

 

Are you the one?

If you feel like you're a good fit for SWITCHR and are eager to revolutionize the energy sector with fintech, send in your application to The Hub. If you have any questions, reach out to simon@switchr.global and we’ll get back to you soon! 

 

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Working at
SWITCHR AS

SWITCHR is the energy company owned by the people. It is the green tech first-mover where anyone can invest in large scale solar power plants through an intuitive investment platform. While doing this, users can create an income and follow the energy production in realtime on their smartphone.With an innovative business model and a highly experienced team, we build the company with previous successful startups and an exit experience in the backpack.  SWITCHR is a highly experienced and diverse team united under one mission: To grow a movement that is bound to transform the energy and the financial industry forever. Simon Uldén, CEO & FounderFounder of Urban Garden (2014) & Svensk Solkraft (2016), SWITCHR’s CEO Simon is an environmentalist and startup entrepreneur by heart. Besides three years of solid experience in the solar energy field, he also has well-needed knowledge in digital marketing and backend development. Moreover, Simon completed a long-distance sailing from Sweden to Australia​​​, as a captain at the age of 22. This feat is proof of his tireless grit and an ability to lead a team and navigate past any obstacle to reach success. Lars G. Dysterud Hansen, COO & FounderAs a true veteran of solar energy, Lars has worked with solar power in Italy since 2003. He also co-founded Norsk Solkraft in 2005 and Aega in 2013, the latter which is now successfully listed at Oslo Axess. Lars was also instrumental in establishing Intpow (Norwegian Renewable Energy Partners).Bjørn I. Bjørnnes, CFO & FounderBjørn has no less than 11 years of experience in the field of solar energy. As a co-founder of Norsk Solkraft in 2005, he’s been responsible for large-scale solar PV project development. Bjørn is a man with many strings on his bow, and has a diverse background with experience ranging from start-up consulting and project management to accounting.Marketing team The marketing team consists of a dedicated trio with several noteworthy feats under their respective belts. These feats include the growth of Instagram accounts in different niches ( Such as Swedish House Mafia’s account), from zero to 100.000+ followers. Tech teamSWITCHR’s tech team holds previous experience ranging from successful startups such as Just Arrived to major Swedish companies like Swish. We believe we have a truly well-rounded team with limitless creative powers and expertise spanning from Branding and Digital Design to Web Development and Digital Marketing.

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