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Golang Developer (s)

We are Blocket, Sweden’s largest and most popular marketplace, with around 12,3M monthly active users generating 100 million sessions. We are proud of our work to enable the second-hand trade in Sweden and our contribution to a positive environmental impact.

Blocket services are for everyone, and so is our workplace.

Our mission is to make it easy for people to buy second-hand products by providing a smooth and optimized search experience that helps users find and evaluate all the treasures they are looking for.

We have an inclusive culture, and we see diversity as a great advantage to creating great products and services for our users and clients. We still have much more to do, and welcome your perspective.

Want to get a feel for the Blocket vibe? Check us out on Instagram & LinkedIn!

So, if you’re up to helping us ensure the users can sit back and relax while enjoying the fantastic search experience and building some smarter code, we would love to hear from you.

We’re hiring for multiple teams, and we are looking for both senior engineers or you with a couple of years of experience looking for your next move - If you are a skilled problem solver who loves coding and making complex things work, then this is the place for you!

  • Experience as a backend developer in a modern tech environment

  • Working with Golang

  • Ability to think creatively to solve problems

  • Good facilitation skills

  • Proficient in English

  • Comfortable making decisions around technical system design and architecture

  • A collaborative approach to getting things done

  • Experience with automated testing and code reviews

  • Experience with Postgres, Redis, or MongoDB (or equivalent database technologies)


  • Experience with event-driven architecture

  • Experience with Terraform, Kubernetes, or GCP

We offer a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance, which includes:

- Ability to work from anywhere in the EU, Norway or Great Britain for a month per year.
- Trips and conferences to build expertise and create well-being and good experiences.
- Digital courses through LearningLab, LinkedIn learning, Videocation ++
- Schibsted Travel Grant Fund.
- Employee Share Saving Plans.
- High well-being factor at work.
- Excellent canteen and own barista.
- Company health service, varied training offers, massage and physiotherapy.

Interested in joining us?

We are evaluating applicants continuously, and we are looking forward to reading your application! Attach your CV or apply with your LinkedIn profile and let us know what makes you tick. Make sure to include the link to your GitHub if you have something neat that you would like to show us.

Buzz: Backend, Software engineer, Golang, Kafka, Relational databases, Distributed systems, Microservices, Kubernetes, Discovery

**Please note that to be considered for this role, you must be a Swedish/EU citizen or have a work permit.

Great Place to Work

  • 30 days holiday

  • Fun events including awesome Kick Offs

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities

  • Generous annual wellbeing allowance and much more

  • Parental leave premium

  • A great, modern office in central Stockholm

  • Breakfast every Monday and fika on Fridays

About the company

The Blocket journey began in Skåne 1996 - since then the concept of Blocket has been exported to over 40 other countries. Today, Blocket, which is owned by the media group Schibsted, is Sweden’s largest online marketplace. There are approximately 600 000 items, vehicles, jobs and housing being advertised and discovered by its 5 million visitors every week. The value for all advertisements in 2018 amounted to SEK 714 billion - equal to 15 percent of Sweden’s GDP. Thanks to second-hand trading at Blocket, 0.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases can be avoided every year. The output being equivalent to if Stockholm’s city roads stood empty for about a year. Blocket has approximately 240 colleagues and the office is located in central Stockholm. Together, we are passionate about second-hand trading, the environment and the continued growth of Blocket - one of Sweden’s largest sites. We are proud environmental heroes and enjoy working together. Read more on our career page.

Vanburn Kirwan | Contact Person

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