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Backend Architect

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg

We’re looking for an experienced software engineer to help shape the future of edTech for children together with us. As our user base grows, so does our backend and it is time to start redesigning it to prepare for millions of users across all of Europe.

What you'll do

  • Shape the future of our backend together with all teams and break it down into a technical roadmap with initiatives in the team backlogs.
  • Make sure current work is consistent and aligned with the aforementioned vision.
  • Assist our teams with catching future problems early on in the dev process.
  • Mentor developers in making more and better decisions.
  • Pitch in where needed to solve difficult technical challenges.

Our Tech Stack

  • Unity, React Native, and React with TypeScript on the web and in our apps
  • Firebase, node.js, and Google Cloud Platform on the backend
  • MixPanel and Big Query for analytics and data

Skills & Requirements

  • Fluent English and strong communication skills. You enjoy painting the future and communicating your vision clearly.
  • Enjoy breaking down complex problems into small deliverables that meet both business and developer goals.
  • Curious mindset and not afraid of challenging status quo.
  • Experience with scalable architecture and deploying that on modern Cloud providers (AWS, Google Cloud, etc) using Docker.
  • Genuine interest in helping others to grow and in teaching and mentoring devs in techie subjects.

Nice to have's

Quality mindset, preferably with experience from automated testing and ideas about how to do it efficiently.

Great Place to Work

  • Lots of activities, both on and off work hours!

  • A big amount of wellness allowance

  • Flexible work hours, guaranteed work/life balance

  • A top modern office in central Göteborg

  • Remote or hybrid work, its up to you!

  • Monday breakfast and friday fika

  • Multicultural company with 18+ nationalities

  • Working language is English

  • Personalized growth programs with mentorship

About the company

At Albert, our vision is that every child across the globe has access to a tailored learning experience.

In a group of really passionate and talented people, we've chosen to contribute to our vision by building a series of games that give children a world-class, gamified, and fun experience while improving their mathematical and linguistic skills. Our aim is to combine content, data, and technology in a magical way to customize the learning experience of each individual user, irrespective of their age.

We're a fast-paced start-up, where the route from idea to decision is shorter than to the coffee machine. Our company culture is strong, and curiosity and innovation is at the core of everything we do. And we all strongly believe that work should be full of joy and sparks.

Perks of joining the family

  • You'll work for a just/good cause and use your talents to create a brighter future for the next generation.
  • We actively contribute to the open source community.
  • Lots of skilled and passionate colleagues to learn from and to have fun with.
  • Empowered teams who get lots of guidance and no governance.
  • Strong salary and possibilities for ownership through an option program.
  • Monthly pension contribution.

Join our journey, and we'll make sure you will have a blast!

2015Albert was founded with main focus on schools

2019Albert junior was released as a mobile app and focuse changed into b2c market

201910.000 subscribers - we reached a milestone!

2020Albert expands and goes into both Norway, Denmark and Poland!

2021Albert entered the stockmarket

2022At present, over 300,000 families in 7 different countries have chosen Albert as their digital math teacher, a trust we are very proud of!

Ehsan Yazdani | Contact Person

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