Claned is seeking a junior software engineer for backend web app development.

About Claned:

Claned is a cloud-based learning platform provider. Our customers include companies and institutions from all over the world on every continent aiming to train and develop their employees, as wells as NGOs and higher education institutes seeking education solutions. We provide learning design services where we help our customer to build their courses and identify the Finnish pedagogical best practices for their online courses aimed at generating the best possible learning outcomes.

Since Claned was commercially launched in 2017 we have been on a mission to be the world’s leading online learning platform by enabling learning to its fullest potential. This means increased motivation, preventing drop-outs and, the ability to scale results; this formula is applicable to all sectors of training and individual learning so regardless of the subject matter, Claned is here to create learning that actually works. Claned has been recognized and awarded as the best service to amplify learning results and unlock the “black box” of learning.

We continue to develop new solutions and strive to be better. Our community of learners is growing rapidly and so the increased the need to grow our tech team with a new member.

What are we looking for?

Claned is seeking a junior software engineer for backend web app development.

The web app is our flagship product which includes pedagogically designed and intuitive, unique features that enhance learning and provide possibilities, especially for social learning.

  • Our current challenges include scaling up the technology to meet booming demand.
  • We expect you to have a computer science degree with a specialization related to concurrency, distributed databases, and/or distributed software architecture.
  • Related work experience is very much appreciated, but you are likely to do well if you are a fast and adaptive learner
  • There are some specific languages and technologies we would prefer you to be familiar with, right from the start: C# together with .NET, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, Kubernetes. (Any 2 out of 4 is sufficient, but you will have to work with the rest on the job.)

Bonus skills and nice to have buzzwords: 

  • RESTful Web Services
  • Docker
  • Azure
  • AKS
  • Elasticsearch
  • Some frontend skills (basics of HTML/CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript).

And of course, an interest in learning, education, and development is appreciated.

What do we offer?

By joining our team we offer you a lookout spot at a rapidly growing startup company running on the top edge of global online learning platform pioneers. We will make sure that you will have an opportunity to develop your career and yourself as much as you desire.

You will be provided the opportunity to work with a team of developers, get help whenever needed, and a solid induction process. Naturally, you will also experience a great company in a relaxed, young-hearted, and fun-loving company culture and atmosphere.

How to apply?

You can apply by sending a brief cover letter and CV to ilkka@claned.com. If you have any questions regarding the position, you can send your questions as well to the above-mentioned e-mail address. Please send your application latest by Monday 19 October. We interview applicants already during the application period and the position will be filled as soon as the right person is found.