Senior Backend Engineer

Delivering the best esports viewing experience possible. To as many people as possible. That's what Znipe is about. Join us and help shape the future of esports.
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Delivering the best esports viewing experience possible. To as many people as possible. That's what Znipe is about. Join us in one of the most fast-growing markets in the world and help shape the future of esports.

You will work in close collaboration with amazing colleagues and cutting-edge technology in a fast-paced tech startup.

We're looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to grow our tech team!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Backend Engineer to join our team. You’ll be working in a growing cross-functional development team, and will work on game integrations, our APIs, video streaming, and data analytics platform.

This is a highly impactful role where you will directly affect how our products are packaged and experienced around the world.


  • Develop our streaming service
  • Build game server integrations
  • Manage our AWS and Google Cloud
  • Clearly communicate both internally and to external clients
  • Contribute to mentoring the team with best practices
  • Proactively suggest improvements and solutions


  • Skilled in Kotlin/Java, MongoDB, as well as REST API, and Microservices
  • You are comfortable with and care about agile software development processes
  • You are able to solve complex problems independently and you have a proven record of building technical products
  • You are interested in keeping up with current best practices in your area of expertise
  • You know and care about sound engineering practices like automated testing, continuous delivery and defensive programming
  • Driven desire to learn and grow professionally
  • Comfortable with adapting to change


Bonus Experience

  • Experience with Live Streaming or VOD
  • Experience with payment systems such as Stripe or Braintree
  • Background in the gaming community with a passion for esports

With roots in the professional esports scene, Znipe is a tech startup destined to disrupt the esports viewing experience. At Znipe we strongly believe esports is on a bright trajectory and we're excited to be part of shaping that future. Come join us and you will have the possibility to not only make a great impact at Znipe but also be part of a promising journey in the esports industry.


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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Working at Znipe

  • Level up!

    We nurture growth and personal development. Building upon your skills and learning new ones is a key part of our culture.

  • Take time out to smell the roses

    While in the heart of the tech hub Stockholm, our office is located close to nature making it easy to unwind and recharge outdoors.

  • Surround yourself with talent

    Work with remarkable people from all walks of life and backgrounds from within professional esports, entrepreneurship, tech, and design.

  • Flex your gaming muscles

    We frequently jam together in the office and online winning and losing together, a wheel of emotion.

Enhancing esports globally

We work with teams across different countries and cultures and have delivered solutions to some of the biggest names in esports such as Riot Games, ESL, and Dreamhack.


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