Senior Back-end Developer

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

We are looking for a Senior Back-end Developer to produce scalable software solutions for our Technology team. You’ll be part of a cross-functional team that is responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment.  


As a Senior Software Developer, you should be comfortable around coding languages, development frameworks of our cloud-based systems managing electric vehicle charging networks and providing different end-user services. 


If you’re also familiar with Agile methodologies, we’d like to meet you. 
 

Responsibilities: 

  • Design client-side and server-side and document technical architecture 
  • 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 
  • Help and guide junior developers in the development work 
     

Requirements: 

  • Proven experience as a back-end developer or similar role 
  • Knowledge of back-end language PHP and preferably also Node.js and frameworks such as Laravel, Symfony, Express.js 
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers 
  • Work and communicate in a team 
  • Great communication skills and the ability to document things systematically and professionally 
  • Fluent in English, as it is the main working language at Virta  
  • Several years of experience with software development  
  • Current residence inside the EU 

 

We consider it a plus if you have: 

  • Knowledge of front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, React) 
  • Knowledge of cloud services like AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, etc. 
  • Experience with CI/CD systems (Bamboo, Jenkin, Drone.io) and DevOps tools (Terraform, Ansible, Chef) 
  • Basic project management skills 
     

Who we are?    
Virta was founded in 2013 with a vision to integrate electric mobility, energy system, and digital sectors into one ecosystem. Our mission is to make electric mobility an integral part of our everyday lives and the energy system. We don’t just charge electric vehicles - we charge a positive change. Virta is the fastest-growing electric vehicle charging platform in Europe and the global innovation leader in our field (measured by patents). Virta network has grown faster than the general market every year.    


We have offices in 5 countries around Europe and operate in over 30 countries globally. Our HQ in Salmisaari, Helsinki is a modern, open office with great sea views and even better coffee. But employees can work from home, too. Virta has been international from day one and today our team consists of well over 20 nationalities. Over 40 colleagues work in the tech team. All employees are experts in their own fields with diverse backgrounds and skills.   

   

What you’ll love about us  

  • Virta is Europe’s fastest-growing electric vehicle charging platform  
  • 2nd largest EV charging platform in Europe  
  • 30+ countries with charging networks on the Virta platform  
  • 125+ employees  
  • 170 000+ charging points in the roaming network  
  • 23 000+ stations online in Virta Platform.  

   

For more information please contact our Senior Talent Acquisition, Rafaela Tomasi by email: career@virta.global   

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