Senior Backend Developer

Salary Competitive

Join Our Team as a Senior Backend Developer 🎖️

Kanpla is looking for a skilled Backend Developer to help us enhance our platform with a strong emphasis on backend complexity, data architecture, and performance. You’ll primarily work in TypeScript, JavaScript, and Node.js on the backend, leveraging Google Cloud Platform and Vercel.

Your role at Kanpla is crucial. We’ll define a shared vision and entrust you with finding the best solutions. We value informed decisions and transparent communication. You’ll work closely with stakeholders, designers, and other developers, ensuring your voice is heard and your ideas are celebrated. The solutions you build will reach thousands of users every day.

Your Responsibilities 📋

  • Develop and maintain a high-quality platform using TypeScript, and Node.js.

  • Focus on complex services optimizing data architecture, data relations, and modeling.

  • Helping us scale using Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions, particularly Google Cloud Platform and Vercel.

  • Utilize SQL and NoSQL databases like Firestore.

  • Ensure optimal user experience by optimizing for speed, cost, security, and scalability.

  • Implement and maintain robust security practices.

  • Work on data-heavy projects, such as data analytics, data warehouse, data residency

  • Develop performant APIs and ensure integrations are structured efficiently.

  • Analyze logs and perform maintenance tasks to ensure platform stability.

  • Potentially work with AI for demand forecasting on orders.

What We’re Looking For 🔍

  • Proficiency in TypeScript, JavaScript, and Node.js, proficiency in React is a plus.

  • Strong experience with Google Cloud Platform and Vercel.

  • Deep understanding of data architecture, data relations, and modeling.

  • Ability to optimise for development speed, UX & performance, security, and scalability.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and pragmatic thinking.

  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases.

  • Ability to analyze logs and perform maintenance tasks.

  • Independent spirit, ready to take initiative and deliver top-notch solutions.

  • Passion for high-quality, smooth UX, and a modern tech stack.

  • Familiarity with AI and data-heavy applications is a plus.

Our Values 💚

At Kanpla, we are creating the future of workspaces through our product and culture. We empower every employee to take ownership, be curious, and make a positive impact on the world through hard work.

We prioritize results and impact, not where, when, or how we work. We are remote-first, but our HQ in Aarhus, Denmark, offers the best lunch in town ordered through Kanpla’s app, welcoming colleagues, Friday bars, events, and two company gatherings per year (off-site and on-site).

We create high talent-density teams and offer a competitive salary.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 🌍

At Kanpla, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We believe that a diverse team brings unique perspectives and ideas that drive innovation and success. We welcome applicants of all backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.

Application Process 📅

Our application process includes an initial screening, a whiteboard session, a technical task and interview, and a cultural-fit evaluation. We review applications on an ongoing basis and evaluate each candidate individually based on personality, experience, and overall fit for our company.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

New tech gear
New tech gear

Skill development
Skill development

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Near public transit
Near public transit

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Working at

At Kanpla, we work with canteens in schools and workplaces. Our app provides users with useful information and an easy way to order food. We then provide data to the kitchens to help them to improve their services and reduce food waste 🌎 We are growing rapidly, and we are looking for people to join our forces and make success with us. We have raised a pre-seed investment round two times 🌱 and have been nominated for multiple awards including EY Entrepreneur of the Year, SDG Tech Awards, and winner of Most Likely to Become a Unicorn by Accelerace! 🏆 So join us on this exciting journey alongside our 2.000+ sales places and 200.000+ users and help us revolutionize the canteen industry!

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