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Senior Backend Developer

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 14, 2022
  • Oslo
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 14, 2022
  • Oslo

Got your head in the Clouds? Join us in building our e-commerce platform!
reMarkable is a Norwegian tech company on a mission to help people think better in a distracted world. In what feels like no time at all, we've gone from a small startup to one of the fastest-growing tech scaleups in Norway.

Following the successful launch of reMarkable 2, which was named one of TIME's top 100 inventions of 2020, and our new subscription service, Connect, in 2021, we've set exciting growth and product development goals for the coming year. To help us get there, we need new colleagues ready to make a real difference through their work – which is where you come in.

About the role

reMarkable is growing and we need more talented developers to help us with our ever-increasing customer base. On that note, we are now looking for a Senior Backend developer to join our Store team in Oslo.

At reMarkable we have two main web applications; reMarkable.com where we showcase our products to the world. This is our biggest sales channel and has millions of visitors every month. On my.reMarkable.com our users manage their account, devices, integrations and subscriptions. To be able to give our customers the best possible experience, we need people who can design state-of-the-art backend architectures from scratch that supports these two applications.

As a Senior Backend Developer, you will be a part of our Cloud unit of 20 people and work closely with a broad range of disciplines to ensure that we have a robust, scalable and modern platform that is ready to tackle all of the future commercial initiatives in the Market organization.

At reMarkable you will be given a high degree of responsibility and ownership of your technical solutions and a part of an ongoing initiative to rebuild our entire infrastructure to serve a massively expanding customer base on a global scale. We have a certain luxury of not having to deal with much legacy and outdated technology. Consequently, we work with modern tools, and are constantly re-evaluating our tech-stack to keep up with technology landscape shifts.

“Our mission is to make the website solutions and applications inviting, professional and intuitive. Technology is inherently scalable, and scalability is our most important tool for creating advanced functionalities that are perceived as both natural and flexible by all our customers.” - Jerome Ginss, VP Technology

Further tasks and responsibilities

  • Design, develop and test backend services in TypeScript, Golang or similar

  • Setup, monitor and run services in the cloud (GCP)

  • Configure and administrate resources with Terraform

  • Contribute to ensure our solutions are scalable and future-proof

  • Continuously integrate and deploy your code, monitor it in the live service and learn through data-driven feedback loops on how to improve it

  • Contribute to a great developer experience by always leaving code in a better condition than when you found it

  • Lead discussions related to architecture, technology and frameworks

  • Share knowledge within the team (i.e. code reviews), and with other developers in reMarkable (i.e. weekly department unit meetings)

In 2022, we will be working on:

  • Building microservices

  • Creating a highly scalable e-commerce platform

  • Implementing user management

  • Managing payments and subscriptions

  • Implementing integrations with third-party service providers

  • Improving our infrastructure

This is you!

In order to succeed as a Senior Backend Developer at reMarkable, we believe that you have a minimum of 3 years experience, preferably from different environments and using different languages. You love both learning new technologies and teaching others. It would be cool if you have experience with GCP, AWS and Azure, but we are very happy if you only have experience with one! We work a great deal in cross functional teams, so you should enjoy this way of working. You are not unfamiliar with payment gateways such as PayPal, Stripe or similar, and have previously worked on databases, SQL and/or NoSQL.

With your lengthy experience, you have gotten the confidence and know how to operate as a mentor and work on bridging the gap between departments. As for our position as a scale up, you find it challenging and exciting working in a dynamic environment, where we learn as we go.

Work with great people

Mariana Eggers
VP Design
"Å kunne dele kundenes tilbakemeldinger og virkelig få påvirke produktutviklingen er det jeg elsker med å jobbe i rM"
Ole Øyvind Skaaret
QA Engineer
"Det som er fantastisk med å jobbe i rM er at man raskt blir en del av et team med dedikerte og hyggelige mennesker"
Magnus Heimsjø
Chief Marketing Officer
"Sjansen til å bygge en global merkevare fra bunnen av dukker sjelden opp i Norge. Bli med på reisen!"
Mari Helsvig
Senior Strategic Finance Manager
"I rM får man innsikt i og ansvar for flere forskjellige fagområder, som gjør hver dag både utfordrende og lærerik"
Tobias Strand Johansen
New Product Introduction Lead
"Jeg jobber i Norges raskeste e-commerce verdikjede, med superkule nerder på alle kanter - det blir ikke bedre enn det!"
Henrik Hedlund
Senior Software Engineer
"Jeg liker å jobbe i rM fordi vi har en moderne og annerledes teknologi-stack og man får raskt ansvar for ulike områder"

Skills & Requirements

What do we offer?

  • Highly competitive salary and pension plan

  • A new Macbook/PC, reMarkable 2, choice of mobile phone, and home Wi-Fi allowance

  • Five weeks vacation + 5 reMarkable days to use as you wish

  • Premium health insurance (incl. physiotherapy and private medical consultations)

  • Access to our employee share incentive scheme

  • Flexible working hours

  • Rewarding and challenging tasks on a wide range of projects

  • Regular team events, parties, and off-site retreats

  • A shared Headspace account for your mental well-being

  • Career development opportunities as a leader or subject specialist

  • Centrally-located modern offices in Grünerløkka, Oslo

  • A unique opportunity to contribute to one of the fastest-growing tech scaleups in Norway

At reMarkable, we offer the opportunity to contribute towards building a global tech company. You'll join a fast-paced, dynamic work environment and be involved in every step of creating a product that's used and valued by hundreds of thousands of customers around the globe.

Besides robust career development and growth opportunities, we offer a workplace where everyone can influence the company's direction, story, and success. We're a committed and highly motivated team with a lot of love for what we do and the people that we work with.

Through collaboration, we create a generous, respectful, and supportive environment where people take the extra steps needed to help each other succeed as well as exceed expectations.

Other Information

  • Application Deadline: 14th of October

  • You should have a valid work permit from the EU/EEA. (Relocation assistance is provided)

Great Place to Work

  • Konkurransedyktig lønn

  • Kontorplass i Norges kuleste kontorvilla

  • Seks uker ferie

  • Et fantastisk arbeidsmiljø med dyktige kollegaer

  • Din egen reMarkable til odel og eie!

About the company

reMarkable is a Norwegian tech company on a mission to help people think better in a distracted world. In what feels like no time at all, we’ve gone from a small startup to one of the fastest-growing tech scaleups in Norway.

Following the successful launch of reMarkable 2, which was named one of TIME's top 100 inventions of 2020, and our new subscription service, Connect, in 2021, we’ve set exciting growth and product development goals for the coming year. To help us get there, we need new colleagues ready to make a real difference through their work – which is where you come in.

Good work culture and internal cooperation are essential for us and we do our utmost to ensure that everyone thrives and can perform their best with us. We try as much as possible to share information and involve our employees in both large and small decisions and as a permanent employee, you will be involved in many exciting processes.


Hanne Hammer | Contact Person

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