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React developer
Are you searching for a position where you can make a difference? Paf is different from other game companies on the market. We were founded by Public Health on Åland, Red Cross, Save the Children and the foundation Dagens Barn. We strive for a long-term sustainable business and we care about our employees, customers, and the society. Responsible gaming is an important part of our business. All profit goes to charity. 

About the position:
We are looking for react developers who are curious and passionate about programming. You are happy to take your own initiatives and are easy to collaborate with. Furthermore, you are driven, and you never hesitate to ask for help when you need it. The team today is characterized by an open-minded atmosphere where everyone is welcome. 

We care about our employees:

  • We have flexible working hours, to make your everyday life easier. 

  • We have generous terms regarding pensions, wellness, free healthcare etc.

  • We avoid overtime. Staying with us for 10 years is more important than short-term business goals. 

What you will do:
You are involved in the entire development process, from requirement specification, creation of stories, estimations, sprint planning, development, testing and release. We have a clear division of work tasks, where every member in the team knows what’s expecting of them. You will be working at a high working pace with fast decision-making processes where you, together with your colleagues, make the technical decisions based on the business objectives. This is the perfect role if you love programming and want to work in an organization that cares about their employees and their personal development. 

Feel free to check out our tech radar to see which technologies are coming, which we use and which we are phasing out!

We are looking for you, who:
Are an awesome React developer, where experience with GraphQL, Relay and Typescript is an advantage.  We do not care about education and experience. We award:

  • How good you are as a developer 

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Communication skills

  • Independence

  • Accountability

The recruitment process will include a programming test. If you want to show projects that you have done earlier, at work or in your spare time, you are welcome to add that in your application.
Start: Immediately, with regards to your notice period
Scope: Full time, with flexible working hours
Location: Mariehamn, Stockholm, Norrköping or remote from a home office

The position is a direct recruitment which means that the recruitment process is done through Academic Work, but you will be hired directly at Paf. We wish that all questions regarding the position go to Academic Work. 

Apply for the job by clicking here. We work continuously with the selection and the ad can be closed down before the position is filled, if we have decided to continue with selection and interviews. 

Senior Software Developer/Software Developer

Join us if you have a desire to create customer value using new technologies that take advantage of the cloud.

We are heavily investing in new technologies and continuously improve how we work. We are currently moving towards a fully AWS/cloud-based infrastructure, using technologies such as Kafka, RDS/Postgres, Docker, Java, Jenkins pipelines and Spring Boot. 

We build teams of professionals that can take on any tasks or projects and get them done, from backend to UI. The ideal candidate is a team player with a lot of drive and solid all-round skills. 

You have extensive working experience in software development.

  • Java
  • Web applications, JavaScript, HTML5
  • SQL
  • Microservice and container technologies
  • Working in AWS or similar cloud environment  

We highly value experience with:

  • Spring/Springboot
  • Continuous Integration & Delivery
  • Apache Kafka, Kafka streaming
  • Web security and application performance
  • Compliance and Regulatory related development

What we are offering:
Personal and professional growth as part of an agile, cross functional development team. You will work in the heart of Helsinki in an international environment where we have more than 100 highly skilled colleagues in software development.
Our benefits package includes work equipment of your choice, lunch coupons, commuter and sports benefits, occupational health care with extra insurance and company-paid massage.

Excited to hear more? 
We are going through applications continuously. All applications are treated confidentially. 

To learn more about Paf's technology, please see our Tech Radar

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Some of the next steps for successful applicants may vary from role to role. Typically the first interview is with the hiring manager. It is followed by a combination of further interviews, behavioural tests and skills-related tests that are tailored for each position. The hiring manager is in charge of the interviews with support from HR throughout the recruitment process.

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It’s the AIR we breathe.

  • We take ACTION to create results
  • We constantly strive to IMPROVE
  • We treat each other and the community at large with RESPECT