Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Salary Competitive

About Carla

We are building the most convenient, transparent and easy way to buy or lease an electrified vehicle online. Our aim is to turn one of life’s potentially biggest financial decisions - getting a car - into something truly enjoyable, and at the same time help consumers make more sustainable choices. Carla was founded in 2020 in Stockholm, with strong VC backing. We are now in an exciting growth phase looking for a Lead Engineer - Back end.


About the role

Our small but growing engineering team is all about creating software that feels natural, honest and joyful to use. We care a lot about the nitty gritty details of usability, accessibility and performance. Our cross functional teams enjoy full accountability and responsibility of the products we build. It’s up to us to make sure we support the business by making the right decisions.

We have a very strong foundational team of UX/UI and front-end engineers. We are now looking grow our back-end team. This is an opportunity to be part of shaping and creating the company you always wanted to work for!

We’re looking for senior level software engineers that will take ownership of our backend. Our development team is remote-first, and this is primarily a fully remote position. We do however require you to be in the EU timezone.

If you live in Stockholm, Sweden, it would be possible to work from our satellite office located there.


What you’ll get to do

  • Work closely together with our backend lead to shape the backend team and architecture.
  • Envision and implement ambitious software that will disrupt the used car auto-industry. 
  • Be a hands-on technical leader for the members of your own team and other engineers around you
  • Contribute to all stages in the product development cycle: design, implementation, testing, deployment, and maintenance.



What you have

  • A proven track record of building and scaling server side applications, and implementing third party services like payment gateways.
  • Curiosity to learn new tools, technologies and languages
  • Empathy, an ability to empower the people around you, a mindset of leading through example


Some of the technologies we work with

  • CSS/HTML/JavaScript
  • React.js/Next.js
  • Node.js
  • PostgreSQL
  • [insert your favorite tech stack here]


What’s in it for you?

  • Market competitive salary
  • Stock option program
  • A career defining role at an early stage startup and an opportunity to to grow and learn from knowledgeable co-workers.
  • We’re a startup, which means we work smarter not harder. Life-work balance still plays an important role in creating long-lasting productivity and output.
  • A workplace that believes strength is found in diversity. We hire people regardless of background, education, experience or gender.


Please submit your application by including your CV, LinkedIn, GitHub or Portfolio.

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.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

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Working at

We are passionate about creating the most simple, safe and convenient way to buy or lease an electrified vehicle online. Our desire is to make life radically easier for consumers making the second biggest financial decision in life while also contributing to a more sustainable mobility. Carla was founded in 2020, with strong VC backing.

Read more about Carla

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