Junior App-Engineer

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Heja is on a mission to connect the 1.5 billion people in the world of youth sports. This is an opportunity to make a real social impact on children's health and lifestyle at scale. In a few years, we've grown to over 1,5 million users from the UK, US, and Australia, and thousands more are joining every day to meet, connect and develop — together.

As a Junior App-Engineer, you'll join a curious, open-minded, and self-governing team. We're honest and not afraid to speak our minds, and we rely on the trust, support, and knowledge of our teammates. We're motivated by solving problems and building elegant and straightforward solutions – we'd love it if you share this passion with us!

You’ll work with all aspects of our product; whether it’s our infrastructure and back-end services or making sure that the look and feel of Heja are the best in class experience. This includes working closely with the Product team, adding new features, and improving existing ones.

When you join, you’ll get a proper onboarding from our engineering team and all the support needed for you to learn and feel ready to take your own initiatives.

We're a talented, passionate, and ambitious product-driven company from Sweden on a global mission; join us!

In this position, you will...

- Craft beautiful experiences in the Heja app for our users. 

- Work with cutting-edge technologies like React Native, MongoDB, Rabbitmq, GraphQL, AWS, and Heroku. 

- Share learnings and deep dive into areas you feel most interested in. 

- Build solutions for scale and high performance in mind. 

- Have a big impact on the way we do things with the strive to always be better. 

    The role is perfect for you if...

    - You’re either newly graduated or have 1-2 years experience. Regardless, we believe you have a curious mindset that is reflected in your constant learning of new technologies. 

    - You like problem-solving, knowledge sharing and want to make an impact on millions of people. 

    - It’s a big plus if you’re familiar with React Native, Nodejs, MongoDB, Rabbitmq, GraphQL, AWS, Heroku, and/or have an interest in design or architecture.

     We are not able to help with relocation or VISA sponsorship for this position.

    If you're excited, please apply even if you don't check all the "boxes" above.

    Recruitment process

    - Introduction and culture interview
    We'll get to know each other better.

     - Skillset interview
    A technical session where we deep dive into your background and technical knowledge with the team. 

    - Culture interview
    Final interview around discussing values and culture.

     We value diversity of perspective and seek to build an inclusive workplace that welcomes people from all different backgrounds.

    Additional information

    • Remote status

      Flexible remote

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


    Folkungagatan 122
    116 30 Stockholm Directions

    Perks and Benefits

    • 📃 Stock option plan

      We want our team to be part of our journey and therefore offer a stock option plan for all full-time employees.

    • 🚴‍♀️ Health bonus

      4000 SEK yearly for things like working out and massage. We also value great desks, office chairs and ergonomic equipments.

    • 📚 Personal development

      We invest time and money into your personal development. Many of us have e.g. studied the world-class Reforge programs

    • 🏦 Pension

      A private pension plan with a personal advisor

    • 💻 Equipment

      We provide a phone of your choosing together with a generous phone plan and of course, you choose your own hardware setup.

    • ⛱️ Company trips

      Monthly meetups in Sweden and one longer getaway trip per year together (prev. Spain, Italy, Greece)

    • 🕙 Working hours & Freedom

      Join early or work late, you choose. It's your responsibility to make sure that you are efficient. We work hard but also cherish work-life balance.
      For public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs.

    • 🏡 Our office

      With an eye for details and a lot of love, we've made our office our second home. A place to enjoy, find inspiration and have fun together.

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