Senior Back-end Developer

Technology · Helsinki, HELSINKI
Department Technology
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

We are looking for a new team member to lead the Back-end development at the EV Driver Services team at Virta. Our applications are making the charging experience simple and effortless for electric vehicle drivers. We are also looking forward to using new tools and technologies to give a globally scalable, reliable, and maintainable service to our end-user and business customers. 

If you have a passion for pushing technologies to the limits and want to work together with our team of talented people, get in touch with us!


What you’ll love about us 

  • Virta is contributing to the disruption of the energy industry towards a cleaner future and you have a chance to become a top talent in this business area   
  • A skilled and international team of experts as your colleagues
  • Great office location in Helsinki (Salmisaari). Partial remote work is also possible.  
  • Partial remote work is also possible.   
  • Company’s support in a healthy lifestyle and the wellbeing of the employees 


Who we are?  
Virta Ltd. (Liikennevirta Oy) enables the mainstreaming of electric vehicles by developing smart electric vehicle charging services. We are Europe’s second-biggest EV charging platform, operational globally in 29 countries. Besides the Helsinki HQ, Virta has offices in Germany, France, United Kingdom, and Sweden. 

We at Virta have an innovative startup company mentality, an excellent working environment, and colleagues who are the world’s top experts. We value helping each other to grow and to be successful. Together we find the most effective ways of getting things done with high quality and we share the passion to work towards a sustainable future. Our office at Salmisaari is a  great place to work together with colleagues. We value team work and achieving together,  but we are result-oriented, not office-oriented. This means that you'll have the possibility to work from home part of the week if that is a more efficient way of working for you.  In short and most importantly, it is fun to work with us!


What we expect from you: 

  • Design & document technical solutions and architecture, starting on EV Driver Services, and across the whole Virta Platform 
  • Work with development teams, product owners, and technical owners to ideate software solutions 
  • Work in a key role in planning and implementing different parts of Virta’s systems 
  • Develop your skills towards taking technical ownership of some of our sub-systems 
  • Do a lot of practical software development in various different projects to develop further our current services 
  • Write technical documentation 
  • Guide and coach junior developers in the back-end development work 


What we expect from you to know about: 

  • Proven experience of back-end language PHP and preferably also Node.js and frameworks such as Laravel, Symfony, Express.js 
  • Understanding of SOLID principles, test-driven approach, and MVCS architecture 
  • Experience with CI/CD systems (Bamboo, Jenkins, 
  • Experience in Scrum and Kanban. SAFe and other agile methodologies is a plus 
  • Knowledge of cloud services like AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, etc. 
  • Knowledge of front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, React) 
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers 
  • Optionally experience in Event-driven architectures and Kafka 
  • Great communication skills and the ability to document things systematically and professionally 
  • Fluent in English, as it is the main working language at Virta  

For more information please contact our recruitment team by email,  

If you feel this would be something for you, please apply via the button below.   


Join us and be part of the growth and fun! 


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