Back-end Developer

Salary Competitive

Savvie is an exciting food tech startup which is leveraging data and machine learning in order to help food businesses boost profitability while reducing waste. We analyze large volumes of data and translate that into actionable insights which are easily accessible in a user-friendly app. With VC backing from Antler, and support from Innovation Norway - we’re looking for a mobile developer who can help us transform the food industry and prevent thousands of tons of food waste each year.

About us: 

After just three months of working on Savvie, we already have 17 locations lined up to test our MVP - including Åpent Bakeri and Baker Hansen - and we’re already generating monthly recurring revenue.

We have a devoted team of advisors around the world including some of the most prominent investors in the Norwegian startup ecosystem - Anne Worsøe and Trond Riiber Knutsen. We’re currently a team of 4 people comprising 4 different nationalities with a wide range of expertise from strategy to user experience working in a fun and inclusive environment. 

Who you are: 

We are looking for a passionate and self-driven developer to lead our back-end development. You will be responsible for the data architecture, and ensuring a seamless flow of data to the front end of the app, while also playing a crucial role in building it. You love building things and solving complicated problems as much as we do.

You have a proven track record of building third party integrations and working with databases for web and app development. You work efficiently while being able to easily prioritize and deprioritize tasks based on importance. You love to learn and you learn fast, being able to pick up new languages and tech stacks. 

You are passionate about food waste and want to make a positive impact. 

We’re in a growth phase and we hope you’ll join us in building a truly impact-driven company.

What you’ll do:

  • Owning the back end of the Savvie App and having an overview of functionality in different versions and releases

  • Rapidly incorporating user insights in collaboration with our UX designer 

  • Ensuring the data transfer between systems flows smoothly

  • Building out back-end functionality in line with user needs 

  • Quickly responding to customer requests and fixing bugs 

  • Ability to influence decisions related to the tech stack 

You’re a great fit if you have

  • A proven track record of developing database architecture and data integrations with third party apps in mobile applications which have successfully delivered to customers

  • Hands on experience coding in Flutter 

  • Solid knowledge in building APIs 

  • Solid knowledge in database architecture, truly data-driven

  • Expertise in Javascript, NodeJS, Django, Docker, and mySQL

  • Experience with AWS or GCP cloud providers 

  • A keen eye for detail but can also zoom out and see the bigger picture 

  • An ability to make technical trade-offs between short term team needs and long-term needs

What you’ll get

  • A supportive and transparent workplace. We are strong believers in building a strong team through transparency, open-mindedness, and help from your teammates. 

  • A diverse and fun working environment - here at Savvie our team is also our family and we truly value diversity and like to celebrate small successes (and birthdays) on our journey 

  • The opportunity to join a tech startup which has more than 2.5M in investment, 17 pilot locations, and paying customers at an early stage. . 

  • An amazing network. We work with some of the best start-up advisors from around the globe and we frequently meet with the founders of some of Scandinavia’s most successful start-up 

For more information or questions please contact us at or phone number +4745381717

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

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Working at

60% of new restaurants fail within the first year. And nearly 80% close before their fifth anniversary. Owners are often so overwhelmed by the essential day-to-day operations that they rarely prioritize these tasks. But suboptimal operations lead to a significant amount of waste in these businesses. Savvie leverages data into a bite-sized, actionable insights for easier decision-making, which recommends them what to do and when. We help them increase revenue and avoid unnecessary cost.

Read more about Savvie

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