Fullstack Developer (Backend)

Experienced as a backend developer and have some experience using frontend tools? This is a chance for you who want to develop your Frontend skills, but with the main focus on Backend engineering.
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At Storytel we believe that powerful stories add an extra dimension to life. We offer hundreds of thousands of audiobooks and ebooks to customers in more than 20 markets, with several new markets launching in the coming year. Storytel is Northern Europe's largest audiobook streaming service and we’re now looking for a tester to join the team! Storytel’s vision is to make the world a more empathic and creative place with great stories to be shared and enjoyed anytime, anywhere by anyone. 

About the Team

The goal of the team is to build subscription models that fit the needs of our 20+ different markets. We are mainly responsible for the subscription model backend infrastructure,  the user experience in using the service on different subscriptions as well as for the flows around purchasing and modifying your subscription. Apart from that, we are also responsible for tools for managing subscriptions and creating special offers.

A full-stack/backend developer in our team will be an active part in making architectural decisions, grooming and building new features as well as investigating system behaviors. 

About the Role 

“As a developer at Storytel, you will work with experienced colleagues across a wide field of technologies. We do a lot of our work in both the backend and frontend of web and mobile applications. We are expanding and are looking for experienced full-stack/backend developers to join us. We host our services in Kubernetes on Google Cloud Platform using a variety of languages including Java, C#, and Go. Strong believers in trust and freedom - we have established a culture to enable experimentation and learning” 

About You

To be successful in this role we believe that you have 

📲At least 4 years of experience coding HTTP services in typed languages - Java, C#, Go, etc.

Experience in building APIs for Web and Mobile applications

 ⭐️Experience working with cloud services - Google Cloud Platform, Azure, AWS, or similar

⌨️Relational Database schema design and querying - MySQL, Postgres, etc.

🇬🇧Excellent at writing and speaking English

And for some bonus points:

📲Experience coding in frontend languages, such as React or Svelte

🧠Experience writing appropriate and useful Unit Tests

☁️Ability to write understandable, secure, and maintainable code

👩‍💻Quick to track down bugs and implement fixes in complex systems

What we offer

  • Participate in developing a top-notch streaming entertainment platform used by over a million users worldwide
  • Plenty of autonomy and responsibility
  • Your own yearly education budget
  • A workplace that values creativity and personal initiative
  • Limitless audio and ebooks from our own service
  • An international team of super-talented colleagues
  • Explore, work, and implement some of the newest and hottest technologies
  • A company full of book lovers
  • Ability to work from any of our offices in Umeå, Stockholm, Karlstad, Lund, and Copenhagen

Does this sound like you? If you feel like Storytel is a place where you could thrive, let us know and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Tryckerigatan 4
111 28 Stockholm Directions


The Storytellers in 4 words?
Friendly, Welcoming, Helpful, Innovative.

Amount of coffee and tea cups per day?
Impossible to know, we like our hot beverages.

Number of orange headphones?

Times we celebrate?
Whenever we have something to celebrate. Which is quite often, we like to celebrate - preferably with cake. 

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