Software Engineer - Backend

Salary Competitive

Hej, Truecaller is calling you from Stockholm, Sweden! Ready to pick up?


Truecaller transformed how we communicate when we launched in 2009 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Our mission is to build trust everywhere by making tomorrow’s communication smarter, safer and more efficient. We focus on bringing smart services with big social impacts, like protecting people from fraud, harassment, and scam calls or messages. We identify new numbers from anywhere in the world and build a space for trustworthy conversations, for those that matter. Truecaller is loved by over 300 million people around the world and is growing very rapidly across regions.


Who we are:

  • The world’s #1 caller ID and spam blocking service for Android and iOS.

  • A team of +300 people from ~35 different nationalities, spread across our headquarters in Stockholm and offices in Bangalore, Mumbai, Gurgaon, Tel Aviv and Nairobi.

  • Backed by some of the most prominent investors in the world such as Sequoia Capital, Atomico, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.


We at the User Acquisition Team, have the mission to grow the user base of Truecaller on a global level. Helping new customers discover the power of Truecaller wherever they might be in the world!


As a Backend Engineer in the User Acquisition team, you will work closely with a lean team and take responsibility for building new applications & improving existing ones. You’ll be building systems from scratch and would be expected to take end-to-end ownership.


What do we expect from you:

  • Software development experience of 1-2 years with Java or Scala, Play Framework.

  • Experience working with microservices, architecture, and patterns.

  • Experience working with non-relational databases.

  • Experience working with backend for mobile apps.

  • Great prototyping skills.

  • Good understanding of data structures and algorithms.

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about working on the product and contributing to delivering the best technical solutions to users’ problems.

  • Having strong opinions held loosely. Willing to change opinions in the light of new information, and facts. Willing to disagree and commit.

  • Not afraid to experiment, fail and learn.

  • Curious by default, asking a lot of right questions.

  • Believer in outcomes over output.

  • Team player, polite and respectful while being assertive with good English skills, oral and written.


What will you work on:

  • Responsible for building backend for products developed under the User Acquisition team while providing know-how in the full software development lifecycle.

  • Building a reliable system while having the ability to move fast.

  • Participating in problem-solving sessions with the team & providing solutions.

  • Developing a framework to allow rapid prototyping.


It would be great if you also have experience with:

  • gRPC

  • Cassandra

  • Kubernetes

  • Google Cloud Platform

  • Docker

  • Working in a startup environment


Life at Truecaller - Behind the code: https://www.instagram.com/lifeattruecaller/


Sounds like your dream job?

We will fill the position as soon as we find the right candidate, so please send your application as soon as possible. As part of the recruitment process, we will conduct a background check.

This position is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

We only accept applications in English.


What we offer:

  • A smart, talented and agile team: An international team where ~35 nationalities are working together in several locations and time zones with a learning, sharing and fun environment.

  • A great compensation package: Competitive salary, 30 days of paid vacation, flexible working hours, private health insurance and pension contribution, Udemy membership to keep learning and improving, gym membership.

  • Great tech tools: Pick the computer and phone that you fancy the most within our budget ranges.

  • Do it your way: For the days you're working from home, we provide you with an attractive budget for creating your cozy office at home.

  • Office life: Enjoy your days with a wide range of yummy snacks and beverages, and have fun at our playroom! As well, exciting company parties and team activities such as Lab days, Running team, Geek lunch!


Come as you are:

Truecaller is diverse, equal and inclusive. We need a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs and experiences in order to keep building our great products. No matter where you are based, which language you speak, your accent, race, religion, color, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, etc. All those things make you who you are, and that’s why we would love to meet you.

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.

Pension plan
Pension plan

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

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Working at
Truecaller

Our mission is to help you to know who’s trying to contact you, and also tell you when not to pick up. We want to remove all uncertainty, making communication safe and efficient by separating the important stuff from the noise and create trust, no matter if it’s in the beginning of a call, in the middle of a transaction or at the end of a signature.

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