We are looking for a back-end Java developer to MetaSolutions.
If you are a person who likes Open Source and Open Data, you will love it here.
At MetaSolutions, you have a desk with sea view, colleagues with passion for open data and you get to build something that improves society.
MetaSolutions is the Swedish market leader in Open Data
In 2011, a leading research group at KTH became a startup. That startup went on to become the market leader in Open Data solutions in Sweden. The company is today 11 people and owned by The Swedish Internet Foundation.
We help organizations like Skatteverket and Försäkringskassan to publish their data to the world. We build our product EntryScape in Open Source, because we believe in an open web.
Our customers get a modern metadata catalog together with presentations and visualizations. To see a live integration, see dataportal.se with their 7 244 examples of datasets and APIs with Open Data.
Our mission is to become a top provider for Open Data infrastructure in the world and to improve information management processes overall.
Your Role: Improve Society with Code
Your daily work will be to contribute to the development of the backend of our core product. The backend is built using a modern Java stack and deployed in a container-based infrastructure. DevOps will be an integral part of your assignment and a good level of knowledge and practical experience of administration of Linux systems is therefore required.
Your code will be used by a lot of well-known organisations in public sector.
Skills & Requirements
Good understanding of Computer Science fundamentals, preferably a University level degree in Computer Science or equivalent education
5+ years of experience in server-side Java development
Good understanding of Web Architecture, in particular HTTP and REST
Knowledge of common data formats such as JSON, CSV and XML
Experience of Software Engineering best practices such as Continuous Integration, Test-Driven Development, and Design Patterns
Familiarity with operations in host environments, in particular with a container-based Linux stack
Experience of working in teams
Experience of working in agile projects
Ability to communicate fluently in English
Bonus skills (if you have any of these, we are super impressed):
Experience of creating and shipping software products
Experience implementing Software-as-a-Service for cloud environments
Familiarity with W3C Semantic Web technologies and Linked Data (RDF, SPARQL, SHACL) and associated frameworks such as Eclipse RDF4J and Apache Jena
Opportunity to make a real impact with your skills
Flexible work environment: option for several remote working days per week
(NOTE: During the Covid-19 outbreak everyone who wants can work remote)
International Team: we’re a mix of languages and nationalities
Beautiful office with a sea view: the office is located centrally with a view of the lake Mälaren, you will sit by the window
Excellent equipment: we supply you with quality equipment when you work with us. Let us know what you need to thrive and we will get it for you
Swedish language courses
Generous training and wellness allowance
Free yearly health checks
Company bike you can use
Company events like ice skating, hiking, canoeing etc.
Allowance for participation in dev conferences
We strive for diversity in our team and strongly encourage applicants that are less represented in the tech sector.
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About the company
MetaSolutions is a company based in Sweden, dedicated to innovative solutions for advanced data management by interlinking information using semantic technologies. Our vision is to be a leading company in supporting advanced datamanagement processes using our product EntryScape (entryscape.com).
MetaSolutions is a spin-off from a leading research group at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH).