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Software Engineer, Platform Services

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Software Engineer, Platform Services

We are currently looking for a Software Engineer to join our Platform Services team. It is a unique chance to build a platform and tools enabling developers at Polestar to be heroes.

 

Let us describe the challenge we offer

The main purpose of the Platform Services team is to enable developers to focus on developing services with high efficiency. The platform is modular and built around serverless technologies such as AWS Lambda, DynamoDB etc. The platform embraces the DevSecOps methodologies to ensure quality and security. The stack is mainly based around Node.js, Typescript, React.js, GraphQL and .NET.

Platform Services is a cross-functional team consisting of highly skilled software developers and architects. With a broad and deep skillset, they manage the core components and infrastructure within Polestar Digital, such as AWS, CloudFlare, ElasticSearch, and other self-built tools such as Feature Toggle, CLI's and more. All the while upholding great developer relations and support to the Polestar developer community.

This position is located at our Lindholmen office in Gothenburg. We understand that work-life balance isn’t easy, and of course, welcome our employees to work flexible hours and from home a couple of days per week if needed. We believe in empowerment.

 

What you will do

As a Software Engineer in Platform Services you will collaborate with a variety of stakeholders on the continued evolution the technical platform, architecture and other capabilities with an ambitious and progressive mindset.

Tasks you will be accountable for:

  • Continuously improve the platform and the golden paths for developers
  • Together with your team build and improve applications and tooling for other developers
  • Through demos and coaching support other teams to improve their use of services
  • Challenge ideas and opinions to avoid pitfalls and inefficient solutions
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and developers to create a positive developer experience and scalable & secure platform

 

Who you are

We are looking for you with high energy and a brave spirit willing to challenge the status quo. You get excited about trying new solutions outside standard approved and inspire your teammates to do the same and reach their maximum potential. In Polestar we embrace a culture of trust and complete transparency, to fit into the team you share those values with us. You possess strong communication and listening skills and are able to fluently adjusts content and details to fit the target audience. You are not the one afraid to “roll up the sleeves” and seek to go outside the comfort zone to learn – pushes teams to do the same.

To be a great fit for this position we believe you have:

  • Deep knowledge around AWS, distributed architecture, DevOps and related tooling
  • A full-stack, front-end or back-end developer, already familiar with or willing to learn either Node.js, React.js, Typescript, .NET core, C#
  • A seasoned engineer with insight into new technologies and trends, as well as relevant programming experience
  • Thrives in a DevOps environment and finds motivation in building a platform that is effortless to operate. You value open- & inner source, infra as code and data-driven development and can enable these principles through the platform.

At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. Since Polestar’s in a scale-up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment.

 

People at Polestar

We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating, and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable mobility.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in.

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, please submit your CV and personal letter (optional) as soon as possible. We apply a continuous selection process; interviews will be held continuously.

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