Software Engineer

Salary Competitive

Swappie is changing the market in consumer electronics, starting with refurbished smartphones. Since launching in Finland in 2016, we have grown exponentially and expanded to 11 countries, having raised funding from some of the most prestigious investors in the Nordics. We are scaling up fast - we will add several new European markets to our operations during this year, while changing the way people think about refurbished devices and advocating for a sustainable circular economy. Our efforts have been recognized by winning several international business awards, e.g.Growth Builder of the Year 2020.

Our growing team of over 500 employees is dedicated to our mission of making refurbished electronics mainstream. Swappie prides itself in its customer-centred approach, and places great emphasis on openness and learning from every interaction. Our core values - endless optimism, highest standards, customer focus and connect - guide our people in the decisions and actions we take day in day out. Our work environment will appeal to builders and entrepreneurial spirits keen to build Europe’s next tech success story while committing to the fight against climate change.


Our product development organization has over 40 talented professionals. We're continuing our strong growth and expanding to more countries in Europe during this year. That's why we are also strengthening our tech teams, and looking for the best engineers to join.

As a Software Engineer at Swappie, you will be part of one of our cross-functional product development teams each dedicated to one business area. You will collaborate actively with other engineers, Product Managers, Designers, Analysts and other stakeholders. Some potential projects you’ll tackle include optimizing the performance of our ecommerce website and improving the experience for business customers, extending our systems to support the expansion of our operations and fulfilment network, integrating an order and financial management system to our existing applications, or building a new Buy-back/Trade-in solution used by partners that will allow us to develop our devices supply. The specific team and work depend on your skills and interests. You will personally make an impact on the success of our company and help us realise our mission of bringing refurbished mobile phones to the masses. 

Ideally you understand the entire web programming stack and lifecycle from design to operating in production at some level, but your core skills and interests may also be focused more either on the frontend or backend.  

We work with Typescript, Node.js, React, Python, Django, PostgreSQL, Kubernetes and Google Cloud, but we’re also open if you bring something new to the table or are eager to learn! 


  • Building robust ecommerce solutions that scale, from inbound device shipments to credit card processing integrations

  • Collaborating with diverse stakeholders, from our in-house refurbishment team to third-party payment providers, for example

  • Changing the status quo for inventory management and other warehouse-related management projects, including introducing automation and efficiency improvements that positively impact the business and our teams

  • Building a strong engineering culture and bringing scalable ways of working


  • You have a track record in software engineering 

  • You are comfortable working within a quickly growing team, and are excited about knowledge sharing and collaboration with non-technical stakeholders

  • You have experience with fast-moving projects and initiatives, remaining flexible while also pushing features and updates to deployment with ease

  • You love building user-friendly projects informed by business intelligence

  • You’re excited about testing, and would love to play a key role in driving improvements to our testing and deployment infrastructure

  • Previous experience from ecommerce companies is a definite plus! 


  • A unique opportunity to join our growing 500+ person team in one of the fastest growing startups in Europe

  • Chance to make an impact on creating a more sustainable future by making refurbished mainstream

  • We’re growing fast - so you’ll get to become an expert in start-up scaling!

  • Learning, development and career opportunities of a growth company

  • Flexible working hours and remote working possibility

  • Supportive & low-hierarchy team

  • Competitive salary & great option package

  • Brand new office in Helsinki, Ruoholahti with a rooftop terrace and a sauna

  • Opportunity to choose your own working devices

  • Healthcare, lunch, phone discounts, company events and much more!

Does this sound like an exciting opportunity you don’t want to miss? If yes, we would love to hear from you! 🚀

This is a continuous recruitment, so we are contacting candidates constantly. So do not hesitate to apply as soon as possible! The positions will be filled as soon as we find the right match. Please note that we don’t accept job applications via email. 


Location: Helsinki, Finland (Itämerenkatu 3 A)

Start date: According to agreement

Job type: Full-time, permanent


Swappie is a high growth technology company based in Helsinki, Finland, building an end-to-end marketplace for refurbished smartphones. We’re currently in hyper growth mode and expanding our operations across Europe, bringing the circular smartphone economy to the masses. We want to change the way people think about refurbished smartphones and promote a more sustainable alternative. 

Since launching in Finland 2016, we have grown extremely fast and have raised funding from some of the most prestigious investors in Finland, for example Lifeline Ventures (early investor of mobile gaming giant Supercell) and Reaktor Ventures. Currently we are launched in 11 countries and our plan is to expand to 18 countries by 2023. Our team has grown to over 500 employees and our plan is to double in headcount again in 2021.

Swappie has also won numerous international business awards, including Growth Builder of the Year 2020, the Finnish Innovation Fund’s award for contribution to the circular economy and appearing on Wired’s list of hottest startups in Helsinki.

Sounds like the place for you? Join us! 🚀

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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.

Equity package
Equity package

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Skill development
Skill development

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Swappie is changing the way consumers buy electronics. We're building the leading marketplace for refurbished devices and making it easy, safe and accessible to buy and sell pre-owned smartphones. We're one of the fastest-growing startups in the Europe with a team growing from 40 to 400 employees within the past two years. Currently, is active in eight countries and looking to expand even further. If you're interested in joining a fast-paced startup and turning the consumer electronics market into a more sustainable one, check out our open positions! 🚀

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