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Backend Engineer

Location: Stockholm

Karma is engineering for the future, fighting food waste through technology. We are growing fast, scaling our business, our teams, and most importantly: our impact. We are on a path to revolutionising the food industry, and we need your help to get there.

As a Backend Engineer at Karma you will take an important role in helping build the backend services and architecture that support the web and mobile app clients that our users see every day. We have a multitude of interesting problems for you to solve.

We are still in the early stages of our journey and things you build here will have tremendous impact on both our business, our tech and Karma as a company. You will be working closely with your cross functional team, our internal stakeholders and, especially, our users.

Tech at Karma

Swift, JavaScript (Node+TypeScript, React, React Native, GraphQL), PostgreSQL, Docker, CI/CD, Kubernetes, Terraform, Spinnaker, Google Cloud Platform.

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 helping the team to deliver new features and innovations in time.


  • have solid experience working in Node and PostgreSQL
  • 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
  • finish what you start

The bottom line

We are 60+ passionate, diverse, fun-loving and data-driven people. Our sun-lit office at the Central station in Stockholm has high ceilings (both literally and metaphorically). We are humble, embracing differences, and have a strict “no assholes” policy.

We expect you to be challenged by, engaged in, and enthusiastic for your work, every day. We will always value finding the right person before experience.

You want your work to do good for the world?

Send your application, and let's make it happen!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Centralplan 15
111 64 Stockholm Directions hello@karma.life

Perks & Benefits

  • Gym at the office!

    Yeah that's right, we ditched the ping-pong table and built a nice (but small) gym that's free to use for all employees!

  • Breakfasts

    Once per week we gather to share stories and a cup of coffee (or two).

  • Karmazing Friday

    We work hard but we also play hard. First Friday every month we put in serious effort to make sure we celebrate our success!

  • Great tech gear

    Everyone at Karma gets a new Apple MacBook Pro + everything needed to get your work done while also looking dapper

Our 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!

Already working at Karma?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

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