Javascript Backend Developer - Data Team

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At Paradox, we are focused on bringing value to our community by creating groundbreaking features for both players and game developers. If you are an enthusiastic Developer who would like to work at a games company with a long history of creating captivating experiences, full of people passionate about technology and games, then you’ve come to the right place!

We are now looking for a JavaScript Developer to work as part of our Data Team within the fun and talented DevOps department! At the DevOps department, we are responsible for the Paradox Ecosystem which provides a variety of services and products to Paradox’s various Game Studios. 

Development projects will primarily be focused on either Data Security; Auth and Privacy Tools or Data Engineering; Telemetry, Data APIs and Data-Warehousing. 

What you will be doing:

  • General backend development (NodeJS)
  • Optimize and extend our data services
  • Development of our authentication service

What we would like to see:

  • Experience with backend development in JavaScript (NodeJS) and REST APIs
  • Educational or vocational experience of working with a database query language (SQL variants).

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Previous experience working on a live service
  • Python experience (occasional scripting required)
  • Experience running applications on a cloud service (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud or the like)
  • Experience with writing automated tests of your code, from unit to end-to-end testing
  • Good understanding and practical experience of Agile methodologies.
  • Knowledge of terraform
  • Experience with either authentication or high-volume data processing

We believe you are a service-minded, driven, and explorative individual; Your English communication skills are excellent. You are patient, taking the time to understand others as well as in explaining yourself.

Practical information:

Scope: Full time and permanent

Reports to: Data Manager

Location: This position is based in Stockholm, Sweden

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If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox.

We encourage applicants from all levels, if you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate differences and value diversity in our employees. We are committed to building an inclusive team from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.


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

Stockholm, Sweden

Magnus Ladulåsgatan 4
118 66 Stockholm Directions View page

Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!

  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:






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