Backend Engineer

You love to work with data intensive applications, scalable, high-performance backend systems?

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Job type: full time
Salary: Depends on experience
Expire date: 2015-09-15

Jaob description


You love to work with data intensive applications? Writing scalable, high-performance backend systems is your passion? You want to work with the latest technologies, keen to learn new things and also share your knowledge with the team?

We are looking for a self-motivated Backend Engineer to join our small team, developing our flagship product Scypho in our office in Stockholm, Sweden. This is a great opportunity to work with a young, ambitious and growing company. You will help us design our backend systems reliability, performance and also scalability so it meets our current and also near future requirements.

As a Backend Engineer you should have strong skills in Java and also functional programming (Haskell, Erlang or similiar) or ideally Scala. You should also be familiar with Apache Kafka, SQL and relational databases.

Knowing about Amazon Web Services and continuous deployment is of benefit but not necessary.

Being fluent in written and spoken English is required, as it is our work language.

If you enjoy working in a fast paced, international and creative working environment, please apply!

For any questions, please send an email to with the subject Backend Engineer.

Candidate description


  • Background in Computer Science or relevant experience, equivalent to MSc
  • Excellent proficiency in Java and one functional language (Haskell, Erlang) or ideally Scala
  • Familiar with Apache Kafka
  • Familiar with SQL and relational databases
  • AWS and continuous deployment experience a benefit
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Active team player and eager to share your ideas
  • Ability and willingness to constantly face new challenges and learn on the job
  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience



  • Be part of an awesome team and one of the hottest startups in Stockholm
  • An international working environment
  • Work on solving the problems of tomorrow
  • Shape the future of Scypho
  • Pension plan and insurances



We are the creators of Scypho - a revolutionary new product that provides perfect indoor climate when you are home and saves energy when you are away. Scypho is a self-learning system that knows exactly when to start the heating or cooling in order to provide your ideal temperature when you arrive home. If you are away and during the night, Scypho regulates the temperature to maximise energy savings.