Would you like to join a fast-growing team, at a fast-growing company, where you will get the chance to make an impact on millions of users around the world?
As a Tech Lead here at Toca Boca, you’ll be the one leading the work with our existing, shared services such as user databases, and live shops. You will be involved in setting the direction for new services and the application platform, language best practices, and development processes. Further, you'll work with migrating services built on other platforms to TypeScript/NestJS.
You’ll be part of Toca Boca’s Central Tech organization. Central Tech’s goal is to enable our game developers to make apps that build, run and deploy efficiently on modern mobile platforms (iOS/Android). Our aim is to provide great tooling and services to support best practices with a minimal amount of effort.
What you’ll be doing
You’ll be working on creating and maintaining a developer portal as a tool for many backend developers in the company to enable more efficient collaboration.
You’ll be creating processes to introduce best practices for things like verifying the quality of our services, vetting third-party packages, or handling security for backend services.
Together with the rest of the team, you’ll define and set up common levels of monitoring of backend services.
Is this you?
You’re an experienced developer who has built several NodeJS apps for non-web consumers such as apps, APIs, and other services.
You have a deep understanding of how developer portals work and how they can be improved to ensure to be as efficient as possible.
You have a good understanding of databases preferably both relational and nosql databases. The larger volumes the better. You know what it takes to keep up with big user growth in a short period of time and how to optimize your data storage accordingly.
You have experience with, and are interested in, coaching junior developers. Enabling them to work more efficiently and be better at what they do.
This is us!
Toca Boca captures the spirit of play. We create digital toys and everyday products that are filled with fun and silliness that kids from any corner of the world can instantly relate to. Everything is designed from their perspective. We celebrate the diversity and quirkiness of their world and give them the freedom to play in ways that only they can.
Good to know!
This position is full-time and based in our Stockholm office with a hybrid working model (part office, part working from home). For this position you have to be a EU national. We not able to hire anyone requiring a work permit.
We apply a 6 months probationary period. As we’re an international company, with over 20 nationalities working here, and millions of users all over the world, you have to be fluent in English. Your application should therefore be in English.
Toca Boca develops digital games that capture the power of play and that are filled with fun and silliness that kids around the world can instantly relate to. Since our first product launch in 2011, we have released 46 apps that have been downloaded more than 444 million times the world over, making us the No. 1 mobile-first kids brand in the App Store. Our products focus on sparking kids’ creativity and imagination, creating opportunities for open-ended play.
With offices in Stockholm and San Francisco, Toca Boca is owned by Spin Master Corp., a global children’s entertainment company that creates, designs and manufactures a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties.
What We Look ForTOM
CollaborationAmazing ideas come from anywhere. We believe transparency, honesty and constructive communication are crucial for making great things.
PlayfulnessOpen. Curious. Creative. Leaving room for spontaneity is important to us for creating a fun and playful work environment.
Standards of QualityGood enough is never good enough. We strive to innovate and evolve our craft, and we’d never get there without working together toward our visions.
PassionWe all share in the excitement of making great things together. It's what drives us to do the things we do.
ResponibilityWe take ownership and pride in everything we do. From gender to accessibility — we are dedicated to inclusivity.