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Junior backend developer

What we do at Detectify

Detectify was born from the simple idea that the internet is broken. Our founders are some of the best ethical hackers out there. Between them, they have hacked some of the biggest tech companies in the world and now they are sharing their knowledge as part of our tech teams. The knowledge they accumulated from ethical hacking turned into an application security tool that automates hacker-attacks.

Today, in addition to our internal research, we collaborate with a global group of handpicked white-hat hackers to gather security tests. Our tool is trusted and used by some of the most widely known companies such as Spotify, Trello, and King. Based in central Stockholm, Sweden, we are currently a team of 50 employees and growing quickly.

What our core team does

The core team is responsible for everything from architecture to testing and implementation of the core product; the scanner, as well as other components like our web crawler, API, fingerprinting function and integrations. Our team guarantees our customers the best scanning performance possible, along with fingerprinting accuracy, crawling efficiency and a broad vulnerability scope.

The tech stack that the team is working with includes:

  • Go, .NET, Java, Python
  • RabbitMQ
  • AWS (RDS, S3, EC2, Glue, Athena, Firehose, Kubernetes)
  • Elasticsearch

Today the team consists of 7 developers including a team lead and are continuously growing. We work with pair programming and follows Agile and DevOps principles. The team plans rolling releases with continuous integration.

Role and Responsibility

As a junior backend developer at Detectify, you will be able to build new and improve existing components related to our core product. You will be a part of a self-managed team and be involved in all stages of the development life cycle.

You will also get to:

  • Write maintainable, testable code
  • Contribute to the team through sharing knowledge and feedback
  • Actively work with other teams and roles to give and receive input on the product
  • Work closely with our security researchers who are top-ranked white hat hackers

Who you are

We are looking for a person at the beginning of their career that wants to set and achieves ambitious goals. You feel comfortable identifying and pursuing opportunities to improve things in your daily work. You like to solve complicated technical problems with a team full of creative problem solvers.

You enjoy working with backend applications, preferably with an interest in scaling products through the cloud. Previous experience or interest in Go is a plus. If you don't know it you will have the opportunity to learn it with us!

So, what do you think?

If you wish to be part of this innovative, problem-solving tech team helping other developers to build a more secure internet, send us your contact details through the application below and we’ll take it from there. This is going to be fun!

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Perks and benefits


  • Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) from first day of sick leave

  • Occupational pension in accordance with ITP1 standards

  • 6 weeks of paid vacation

  • Preventive healthcare subsidy of 3000 kr/year

  • Taking time off with pay one day/year to work as a volunteer

  • Team activities and knowledge sharing sessions, such as Friday breakfasts, Hacker Nights and Creative Fridays

  • Office in Central Stockholm

  • Flexible working hours and locations

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