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Backend developer (AWS) for SaaS app for hybrid working teams

Steerpath is a Finnish startup solving a global challenge of optimising benefits of hybrid working for both employee and the company. We support companies to arrange their multi location working, and through our solution teams & employees in large companies decide when to visit the office and when to work remote! Our hybrid workplace application helps employees & companies get maximum out of multi-location working.

We are now growing, and looking to strengthen our team with a Backend Developer/DevOps engineer to help us make our product even stronger.


About the role

As our Backend Developer you will become a critical part of our R&D team with 6 colleagues working across mobile, frontend, design and backend (which you will own), and report to Mikko, our CTO. You will be an integral part of both developing new systems, but also improving our existing systems and processes.

All our work is in English, and we work in an agile way with 2 week sprints and daily stand-ups. As opposed to a traditional Product Owner, we have a Product Management Team represented by both R&D, Sales and Operations. This way we can prioritise our work based on both what we can sell, what our customers want and what we think is possible to do.

We offer a friendly start-up environment with a small team, where you will work closely together with your own team but also other teams in the company.

We support hybrid work, meaning you have the flexibility to work partially remotely as well, but we prefer you can work onsite at least 2 days per week.

Main responsibilities:

  • Build new systems

  • Improve and replace existing systems and processes

  • Solve complex problems with simple architecture

Our tech stack: We use modern technologies such as Typescript, Serverless, Docker, Terraform, and we build our solutions on top of the services AWS offers.


Who we are looking for

We are looking for an experience Backend/DevOps profile, who has practical experience building solutions in Typescript on top of AWS infrastructure. We imagine you have a background of at least a few years in either consulting or as a backend developer in a product company.

You have already stubbed your toe against AWS limits and found solutions, and you like the challenge of building reliable, maintainable, and scalable solutions. The ideal candidate is good at communication, a team player and a fast learner, not afraid of taking on new technologies.

What are looking for from you:

  • 2+ years experience as a backend developer at a product company/IT consultant

  • 1+ years experience with Typescript - believe Typescript is the way to go :)

  • 1+ AWS experience - Lost few hairs fighting with AWS (Lambdas, IAM, Cognito)

  • Experience working in Europe (to ensure a work culture fit)

  • Based in Helsinki capital region - able to work onsite at least 2 days per week (you need to already be in Finland)

Bonus points for:

  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn: Python, GoLang, AI 

  • Finnish work experience

  • University degree in Computer Science or similar

You will like this job if:

  • You love building new, ability to improve or replace old

  • You like solving complex problems with simple architecture

  • Deployment as code is your friend, not enemy


What we offer: 

Joining Steerpath means joining an exciting company, with an amazing and skilled team. We have been able to bring together different strengths to deliver a solution our customers love and we are very excited to bare witness to some of the innovations that have already come out from the collaboration.

We are a very friendly group who enjoy hanging out and do things together, we also have small events, board games nights, summer party and more.

By joining us you get to:

  • Be part of a growing and expanding startup

  • Help bring new innovative solutions to the market in this new era of hybrid work.

  • Working with modern technologies

  • Work with the friendly Steerpath gang

  • International working environment

  • Great offices at Alberga Business Park, next to Sello in Leppävaara.

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility of working remotely

  • Public transport vouchers, lunch vouchers, phone, and gym benefit


Application process:

We are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible ideally right after summer. W review applications and call for interviews on a continuous basis, so if you think you are who we are looking for, hit the 'Apply' button, and submit your LinkedIn, Github and a few questions.

  1. Initial phone call with our CTO Mikko - intro of candidate and background, our company and the role

  2. Technical interview (face-to-face preferably) with Mikko - more details on past work and technical skills

  3. Reference check

  4. Meet the team interview (at the office) - with several team members, including our CEO - casual introduction

  5. Offer/hired

We look forward to hearing from you, and hopefully soon onboard the new colleague to our team.

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Backend developer (AWS) for SaaS app for hybrid working teams


Julkaistu 18.09.2023

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