Senior Backend Engineer

R&D · Copenhagen K, Copenhagen
Department R&D
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Senior Backend Engineer


The world needs to change. Corruption and bribery is a major source of poverty and injustice,  and holds back growth and equal opportunities. At GAN we build software that helps companies do the right thing - and do so in the right way. GAN offers a connected and automated approach to compliance processes, ranging from whistleblowing, policy management and training to due diligence and screening.


We are ambitious in our efforts to build world class products for our customers, and for that we need the best people to join our team.


What we are looking for


We’re looking for a senior backend engineer who is ready to take on the challenge of a leading role in a growing engineering team. You’re a great developer with excellent people skills. You are either already a technical lead in a fast-moving, agile engineering team - or aspiring to take the next step up in your career.


You are passionate about building great software for scale, automated testing, clean code and sharing best practices. You can lead the way and set the technical path for our future needs. In addition you probably have:


  • Solid Node.js experience.

  • Deep understanding of the full stack of technologies used in a web application.

  • Good understanding of DevOps, QA and test automation.

  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills.

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure, containers and orchestration.

  • A degree in Computer Science or similar.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.


Other important tools in our stack include: Kubernetes, Docker, Elastic, GitLab and a range of AWS services..


What you will do


As our new senior backend engineer, you will be working in a cross-functional team of highly skilled and dedicated people to deliver solutions and services to our enterprise customers.


In collaboration with the rest of the senior engineering team you will set the direction for our architecture and the way we build, run and deploy our services and APIs.


You will be responsible for the execution and overall quality of the technical deliveries of the team. In close collaboration with the product manager and the rest of the team, you will find the right technical approach to deliver the solutions needed to achieve the team objectives and our ambitious goals as a company. Your tasks will include:


  • Provide technical leadership inside your squad.

  • Design and plan architecture to build stable and scalable software.

  • Develop high-level system design and low level technical design.

  • Contribute to product discovery in the team to identify feasible, high-impact solutions to the team objectives.

  • Help prioritise engineering projects against business targets and evaluate what can be executed with the available resources.

  • Develop backend application code for our platform and products.

  • Work with DevOps team-members to ensure continued stability and performance.

  • Coach and mentor the developers in your team.

  • Initiate, implement and develop creative and innovative engineering processes and practices.

  • Explore and evaluate new technologies and solutions to push capabilities forward.

  • Develop and maintain methodologies of iteratively deploying our cloud-based solutions.

  • Document processes and practices you establish.


Who we are


A highly diverse team spanning a wide range of both professional and cultural backgrounds - from compliance lawyers and researchers to technology experts, designers and developers. This is a unique setup within our industry and the perfect foundation for revolutionising the compliance space by raising the bar through innovative technology.


We are +70 people divided between our three offices located in Copenhagen, London and New York.


What we offer


  • Competitive salary, plus share/stock options.

  • Excellent growth opportunities.

  • Work with an amazing team of talented and motivated people who love their work.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Contribute to a truly important cause - work with purpose.

  • A real impact on the company’s growth and evolution.

  • Great office space and central  location in the heart of Copenhagen near Kgs. Have.

  • Social activities; quizzes, movie nights, DHL run, Friday bars, Summer/Christmas parties and much, much more.

  • Amazing lunch, free soft drinks, fruit, snacks and great coffee.

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  • Location
    Copenhagen K, Copenhagen
  • Department
    R&D
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced