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Senior Backend Engineer

Senior Backend Engineer

Karma is engineering for the future, fighting food waste through technology. We are growing fast and are now opening up many new roles.

As a senior backend engineer at Karma you will take an important role in our team where you help build the backend services and architecture that support the web and mobile app clients that our users see every day.

At Karma, your initiative for action is highly regarded so feel free to innovate and to be creative. We are still at the early stages of our journey, giving you and your team many opportunities to shape how our system will function going forward. Take the chance of a lifetime; get in early on our journey to become the first social impact unicorn.

Job keywords

Microservices architecture design, API design, JavaScript (Node), Go, PostgreSQL, Docker, testing, toolchains (CI/CD), Linux, Cloud hosting.

The mission of your role

Design and build server-side applications and systems architecture, always improving the experience for our users, customers and employees. You continuously aim to increase efficiency, stability and scalability in the platform, while also acting as a role model for the team, helping making technical choices and taking responsibility for the team delivering new features and innovations in a timely manner.


  • have previous experience designing a high load system
  • are a good communicator (written and verbal)
  • take pride in and responsibility for, your work
  • are empathetic for both colleagues and customers
  • are a curious and quick learner

The bottom line

We are 30+ transparent, diverse, passionate, high-paced, fun-loving and data-driven people. Our sun-lit office in central Stockholm have high ceilings (both literally and metaphorically) and are filled to the brim with enthusiasm. We expect you to be challenged, engaged and enthusiastic for your work, every day.

You want your code to do something good for the world? Send in your application, and we'll make it happen!

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Sankt Eriksgatan 63b
11234 Stockholm Directions hello@karma.life

Workplace Culture

We love to accomplish goals together, celebrate our victories, support one another, gather for breakfast, hold events for friends and family, play games and have the occasional beer or two! We want to foster a karmazing atmosphere!

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