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Senior Backend Developer

Klarity is looking for a passionate and well-rounded backend developer who is looking to take the next step in their career and help bring the Klarity brand and product to life through relevant, beautiful and engaging online experiences. We believe in developing tools that empower citizens to take action and build trust with their communities and governments. You will help lead the charge.

Our system is composed of a set of microservices running as Docker containers on Google Cloud. We experiment a lot and to facilitate this we use event sourcing and CQRS. Backend services are mostly written in Kotlin and we use Node.js and React on the frontend. We use continuous deployment for most of our services. We don’t expect you to have experience with all of this, but as a backend developer you will get to touch all parts of the system and it will be crucial that you are curious and always eager to learn.

Why Work At Klarity

Work in an exciting and dynamic environment located inside the Norrsken House alongside a passionate and motivated small team who have the dedication to learn, innovate and make a change in the world by tackling one of the most significant issues, everyday corruption. You will feel amazing knowing every day what you do makes an actual difference in the world and to top it off we offer a competitive benefits package, flexible work hours and continuous opportunities for growth.

What You Will Do

  • Design and implement backend services for the platform.
  • Collaborate with backend and frontend engineers to develop continuous improvements to the software and business processes by utilizing tools and various innovative techniques, and reusing existing solutions.
  • Use your technical knowledge to influence product and design decisions.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvements of engineering tools, including frameworks, CD/CI and test automation.

Things We Are Excited About

  • 3+ years of full-time backend engineering experience.
  • Experience working in high-growth start-up environments.
  • A Github, StackOverflow, Quora account that demonstrates what you love to do.
  • You can distil ideas, clearly communicate them, influence others and build consensus.
  • You have a familiarity with Agile Methodologies.


Location: Stockholm, Sweden.
Full-Time Position

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Norrsken House

Birger Jarlsgatan 57C
113 56 Stockholm Directions hello@klarity.org

Our values

We have five principal values that guide us in our everyday work lives. We believe that working alongside these values we create a dynamic, inspiring and fun workplace. We expect everyone joining the team and working with us to embrace these values. Our values are: