Fresh out of University? Backend developer - Go Golang!

Salary Competitive

Looking for your first job and a place to build your career and grow individually in a trustworthy environment? And value having the stability, benefits, and career possibilities of a local company located at Katrinebjerg, Aarhus, while working on one sole product together with skilled and enthusiastic colleagues in an international atmosphere? If so, we are excited to hear about your expertise and knowledge from university, and about you as a colleague to find out if you are the perfect match for the UNIwise team!

You may have heard of or handed in exams via WISE flow, our Software-as-a-Service cloud-based exams and assessment product? Enabling online exams and assessments to be more efficient is what we are committed to, and our work can have a significant impact on a lot of users, with both small and big projects. You should be passionate about what you produce and be proud of what you bring to the table – we are. 

You will be part of a small team with great colleagues who focus on both backend, frontend, and DevOps to deliver the best workable solutions for our users. Agile development methodologies support our vision of strong independent teams. Working at UNIwise is also about trying out innovative technologies to be able to build the best possible product and we hope your curiosity, skills and persistence will support these efforts.

What tasks and responsibilities await you?

  • REST API and Microservice development in languages such as Golang, PHP and NodeJS

  • Focus on automated code testability and quality

  • Estimating and breakdown features into smaller tasks

  • Owning your code from drawing board to production


Opportunity to learn:

  • API documentation with OpenAPI Specification

  • Version control with Git and pull request reviews through platforms such as GitHub

  • Event-driven systems such as RabbitMQ and NATS

  • Containers and orchestration with Docker, Docker Compose and Kubernetes

  • Data architecture (Databases, Object Storage, Caches)


UNIwise’s vision

At UNIwise, we are passionate about education. Period. We believe that education is the cornerstone of our society and, as such, engage and specialize in how technology can develop and support educational institutions in their work around test and exam administration. This means actively advising clients on solutions, new processes, and optimisation to bring education safely into the 21st century. We hope that you are equally as passionate and want to be part of the UNIwise-team.


What is in it for you?

UNIwise is an informal workplace with a good work-life balance, where you can settle in, and feel good while doing what you love. We operate in smaller units, so the ability to work independently as well as in close teamwork is a prerequisite. If you enjoy a professional and highly collaborative work environment, you will find it here.

We eat lunch together and value a fun social environment. This includes board games, a cinema club, wine tastings and annual parties etc. There are good employment conditions and the possibility of employee shares after one year of employment.

This new position is located at the UNIwise headquarter in Aarhus. Flexibility is key here at UNIwise and we offer manoeuvre room for employees to plan their daily work and worksite.

 UNIwise currently collaborates with more than 120 educational institutions around the world, comprising of the Nordic countries, the UK, Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Portugal, and more. We currently have 60 colleagues divided between our headquarters in Aarhus and the offices in the UK, Norway, and Germany. Read more at

We are looking forward to hearing from you

Are you interested and want to learn more? Please contact Head of Development & Maintenance, Kurt Gammelgaard Nielsen. See contact information below.

We accept applications both in Danish and English – keep it short and to the point. The position is open until the right candidate is found. Please submit your application as soon as possible as all applications are processed on an ongoing basis. The first interview round will be conducted as a video call.

For more information or questions please contact us at or phone number 6011 2869

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

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.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

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Working at

UNIwise is a successful Danish EdTech business. WISEflow, our digital assessment platform is making a real difference to the student and faculty experience of exams and assessment in universities right across Europe. UNIwise started as a spin out of a Danish university itself and have kept strong ties to the higher education sector in terms of client knowledge and know how. Behind are a visionary management and dedicated team of developers, consultants, supporters and staff in constant expansion and operating from our three main locations in Aarhus, Denmark (HQ), Manchester, UK and Norway. UNIwise collaborates today with over 120 educational sectors in Scandinavia, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Portugal etc.

Read more about UNIwise

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