Backend Developer

We are a small startup. This means that you will not be a small cog in a big machine. You will be working together with designers and product people, and your ideas will have a large impact!
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Hi! We're happy you're here! 

Astrid is an education technology startup providing a voice-based and AI-powered English learning platform. We design our products as drivers of impact, to help kids and teens around the world become fluent, confident English speakers.

We are now looking for a Mobile Developer, to join our mission!

What you will do

  • Collaboratively develop features together with a small team of diverse skills and backgrounds
  • Actively participate in product decisions
  • Share your knowledge and experience


As a backend developer on our small, fast-moving team, you will be responsible for building a modern and scalable backend that scales with the company. 

We believe that you have:

  • At least 3 years of experience building scalable, cloud based, backend products
  • A good feeling for when things need to take their time and when to take a short cut
  • Experience working in smaller, cross-functional teams
  • Good written and oral English communication skills (Swedish not required)

Astrid tech stack

Backend: Python, Node.js
Storage: MongoDB, Firebase, BigQuery
Infrastructure: Docker, Kubernetes, GCP
Mobile: React Native, Redux, TypeScript, Styled Components
Web frontend: React, Redux, TypeScript, CSS

About the team 

Our complementary and diverse team consists of experienced engineers, academics, and company builders with backgrounds ranging from EF, Google, Spotify, and King. We are located in Stockholm, Sweden, and Oxford, UK, and backed by a global group of tech entrepreneurs, investors, and advisers. 

At Astrid we believe that everyone should share in the company's success, therefore we offer competitive wages including employee stock options.


We work out of our office in central Stockholm and do not accept applications for working remotely. A work-permit to work in Sweden is required.

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

Stockholm, Sweden

Sergels Torg 12
111 57 Stockholm Directions

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