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Senior Backend developer

Instabridge is a company with a vision to bring the internet to everyone. We believe that the internet should be a basic human right - it reduces inequality, facilitates better health and accelerates social and economic growth. Together with our community, we are crowdsourcing the world’s largest WiFi network.  

Instabridge is looking for a Backend developer to join our Stockholm office. As our next backend developer, you will make sure that everything runs smoothly. Our app generates a lot of traffic so it’s important for us that the app can handle the traffic and scale. You will get a lot of responsibility in this role and work in our talented backend team. Our stack consists mainly of Ruby on Rails and PostgreSQL running on Heroku.

You will get in on the ground floor of one of Europe's hottest startups and the groundwork you put in now will become the ground which we stand on to continue our growth.

The position is based in Stockholm, Sweden.


What you’ll do:

• As a member of our talented backend team, you will make sure that the backend runs efficiently

• Scale our backend API to the next level.

• Working with the frontend and product teams to develop new features

• Work in agile teams with daily stand-ups, and collaborating with the other developers here at Instabridge.


It would be nice if you have:

• Knowledge about other databases and server-side frameworks.

• Experience working with Microservices.

• Experience working with AWS or other cloud services.


Who you probably are:

• Have 4-5 years of experience working with backend developing primarily in Ruby on Rails.

• Used to working on apps that generate a lot of traffic.

• You are used to being in charge of your own projects and working towards a set goal.

• Used to working in a team with other developers and communicating with them on the status of your work.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Used to adapting and prioritizing your work to where it is needed the


What we offer you:

• Competitive pay and generous stock options program.

• Quiet working conditions in a relaxing environment.

• The best tools that money can buy.

• Relocation: We are based in Stockholm, Sweden but we want to hire the best people out there. Instabridge is a great place to work and Stockholm has one of the highest standards of living anywhere in the world!

• The nicest colleagues around. Breakfast at the office every Friday.

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  • Relocation

    We are based in Stockholm, Sweden, but we’re looking worldwide because we want to hire the best developers out there. We’ll relocate you to Stockholm, where you can enjoy the amazing and diverse culture of Sweden. Stockholm is also considered one of the hottest places for tech startups in the world, so if you’re a developer, this is where you want to be!

  • Fun and inclusive culture

    Every Wednesday we go for a run, weight lifting and then have ice cream together. The running and weight lifting are completely optional :)

    On Fridays we eat breakfast together and we celebrate special events with a classic Swedish fika.

  • Full Responsibility

    At Instabridge, you will be creating something that is actually changing people’s lives. Working with us, you’ll enjoy full responsibility of your projects and be able to take pride in making a difference.

  • Perks & Benefits

    It’s important to us to give our amazing team full support. We offer a stock options programme to all employees, as well as pension, life insurance, sick insurance, maternity/paternity leave, and a generous wellness benefit.

Workplace & Culture.

Instabridge is a great place to work and Stockholm has one of the highest standard of living anywhere in the world. By joining Instabridge you are committed to helping bring internet to everyone - all over the world. We are a young, energetic and international team - 14 people from 8 different countries.

We are all highly dedicated to our mission: a wifi sharing community in every city. The Instabridge user base is growing rapidly and now we need to grow our team to support them.

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