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Senior full stack engineer

  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2019
  • Stockholm

You should be curious about how to build large-scale, business-critical systems with modern technologies and your responsibilities will include to research, design and implementation of services that can scale in an efficient and reliable manner.

As a senior full-stack software engineer at Mentimeter, you will be an integral part in a team of creative and driven engineers that delivers a robust and scalable platform that is used all over the world by Mentimeter’s 30 million users.

Mentimeter is a high transaction system built in React, Redux, Ruby, Node.JS with a PostgreSQL database for persistence, AWS Redshift for Business Intelligence, Redis for caching and queuing and WebSockets to enable a fast, and interactive polling experience. Hosting is done on Heroku and AWS with Continuous Integration using Github and Circle CI.

We are in an exciting phase where the platform must evolve in order to ensure continued scalability of the platform and our business. You will be part of taking the decision on what architecture and technologies are best suited for our future challenges. We are, for example, looking to build our own WebSocket infrastructure for better control and reliability (perhaps based on Go) and opening up a Public API enabling the possibility of an ecosystem of new innovations based on Mentimeter technology.

We work in small, independent, self-organizing teams. The team’s product manager and engineering lead work together to organize and plan the team’s backlog with a Kanban/Scrum-mixed process, with a focus on continuously delivering new features to our users.

Responsibilities for the role:

  • You are one of the senior staff who take important decisions that will affect future scalability and architecture
  • Implement features, housekeeping, and care for the quality of the code
  • As a senior full stack engineer be able to take your own initiatives and lead others with clear specifications on what you expect from new systems
  • Collaborate with product manager to find the best solution for each challenge
  • You will be able to influence which tools, programming languages, and technologies you work with
  • Help ensure we have a smooth software pipeline for continuous and fast delivery

Work with great people

Emma
Full-stack Developer
"All the way from south of south of Stockholm, Emma would prefer to spend all her days in the movie theater. If you stop by the office, Emma will be the one wearing a black cape."
Chassa
Account Executive
"World champion runner up in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - BAM, BOM, SMACK! His name means Persian King, and as every loved king he has a kind heart, that is our Chassa!"
Ragnar
Office Mascot
"The youngest member of the team! Ragnar is full of energy and makes sure we exercise by chasing him around the office. "
Emma
Creative Content Producer
"Emma is from the small town Ware (where?) in the UK. A true lover of travels, she's been traveling from Moscow to Beijing with the Trans-Siberian railway. Emma the Explorer!"
Sam
Business Performance
"The true global Citizen Sam. She wanted to be a philosopher or psychologist but chose her other big love in life: mathematical science. Now the person in Mentimeter making sure we are data driven."
Victor
UI Developer
"Passionate about Motocross, Metro safaris and great user experience. Don't be surprised if you see his name on the big stage in the future talking about how to build rapid tech driven design."

Skills & Requirements

We believe you have

  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience
  • Academic background
  • Experience in some of the techniques we use
  • Have been part project building modern high performing web-services
  • Passion for software development, architecture and product building
  • Have leadership skills
  • Database modeling and performance optimization

It is great if you have

  • Experience in high transactional systems
  • Websocket scaling
  • Continuous Deployment / Continuous Integration systems

Mentimeter can offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual 1-month inspiration trip
  • Wellness allowance 5000 sek / year
  • External leadership coach for every team member
  • Pension scheme at ITP level
  • A diverse, modern and inclusive work environment
  • State of the art work tools, cell phone, and computer
  • Conference attendance to keep a professional edge
  • Fast growing startup with huge personal development opportunities
  • Expat Relocation Package
  • Attractive insurance package

Mentimeter is a product-first, gender-equal, tech-heavy, fast-growing, inclusive and profitable startup built by engineers. Back in 2014, we felt that boring and inefficient meetings had to go, so we decided to build a platform to change this. Four years later, we are listed as the fastest growing Swedish startup, have 30 million users and customers from over 120 countries; the journey has just begun.

Mentimeter Culture
The work environment is inclusive, respectful, non-political, fun and very professional. We make sure to excel when we need to, but never overdo it in order to maintain our work-life balance. With 13 different nationalities currently working at Mentimeter, this is one of many ways we show that we embrace diversity.

To embrace other cultures we also re-locate the entire team one month, once a year.

Core values in bullet format:

  • Inclusiveness - transparency, equality and diversity
  • Work smart - good enough, but know when to excel
  • Professionalism - "the consultant mindset"
  • Be humble to other people’s work
  • Have fun

Great Place to Work

  • Competative salary

  • Expat Relocation Package

  • A diverse, modern and inclusive work environment

  • Pension scheme at ITP level

  • Fast growing startup

  • Personal development opportunities

  • Attractive insurance package

  • State of the art work tools, cell phone and comput

  • Conference attence to keep professional edge

  • Wellness allowance 5000 sek / year

  • Annual 1 month inspiration trip

  • External leadership coach for every team memeber

About the company

Our vision is to transform presentations and meetings into fun and interactive experiences.

We have created a frictionless software with beautiful visualisations that enables leaders to engage their audience.

With Mentimeter, users become the best presenter they can be. Meetings become more productive, participants learn more and have fun whilst doing it.

Our mission is to turn presenters into superstars.

We have more than 25 million users and customers in 120 countries.. on our way of making the world a better place, one presentation at a time!


2018-01-02Mentimeter has found its recipe for success - the company moves to Lisbon in 2018: http://bit.ly/2CviVxE

2017-01-15The entire Mentimeter team moves temporarily to Barcelona for one month to get inspiration: http://bit.ly/2Cx1MDB

2016-08-15Point Nine Capital lists Mentimeter as one of the most interesting SaaS companies in the Nordics: http://bit.ly/2CwKNRX

2016-01-27Mentimeter temporarily moves to San Francisco to join Dave McClure's 500startups: http://bit.ly/2CzSoPV

2015-08-11Mentimeter has unique collaboration with Way Out West in Gothenburg: http://bit.ly/2Cz6ocG

2015-07-13Won Best User Interface in Microsoft Office App Store: http://bit.ly/2CxaHVE Runner up was a company based in San Francisco with $500M in investment

2015-02-23Mentimeter in Dagens Nyheter: http://bit.ly/2CwQ0Ju

2014-11-14Mentimeter Crew goes to Slush in Helsinki and Johnny is speaker: http://bit.ly/2CyBDEn

2014-06-07Angel Investment from Per Appelgren, Meg Charles-Horn, Lars Wiklund and Fredrik Linder

Ellie Engström | Hiring Manager

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