Hi! My name is Tai i am Engineering manager at Blocket Jobb. I am currently looking for a creative individual to join my team as a junior app developer. You will be part of a creative team of eight people with different backgrounds who are passionate in helping solve the matching of jobseekers and employers.
As a member of the Blocket job development Team you will be working on both major features of the Blocket job app and on the api stack we use to power the app. This means that you will be developing app solutions used by thousands of users.
About Blocket job
Blocket Job was launched in August 2011 and has since taken a position as one of Sweden's largest job sites. In January 2014, Blocket acquired the Swedish part of StepStone. With job sites, we help companies and organizations in all industries to recruit the right employees to the right job, whether they are a pre-school teacher, engineer, economist or manager. Blocket Job and StepStone today have over 10,000 job listings across Sweden and approximately 200,000 unique visitors per week.
Tech apps and stack:
We have a Blocket job mobile app for both Android and iOS that help job seekers in their daily lives to find their dream jobs. The apps were written in Objective-c and Java. The apps have since been rewritten in Swift and Kotlin. The APIs for the apps are written in Python and our own json rendering template language. I am positive that - should you join the team - you will have a lot of fun with taking our apps to the next level. It involves a lot of opportunities to make a difference and influence the direction of our apps.
To thrive and succeed in your role:
I am looking for a bright individual who is creative and willing to learn. We attach great importance in onboarding you and having you feel safe. Teaching you and giving you the tools to succeed at work. Giving you the time, space and guidance to excel.
You must be a person that thrives working with others and goes the extra mile to support your colleagues. The daily work can involve projects that together with the product department develop and develop new features that will make our job site and apps even better for our users and customers. It is a team effort all the way through. Above all caring for each other is one of the core values of our company.
A relevant education, years of self-reflected experience and knowledge of app development will be duly considered assets during the selection process. However, even rockstar developers were once inexperienced junior and we will invest in you learning our apps. giving you the time and space to grow, learn and honing your craft.
Who am I as a manager?
As a manager, I am very inclusive. One of my core values is you feeling safe. If you feel safe you will not have to worry about anything but wanting to do your utmost. I encourage diversity and people daring to be themselves in the team. I am educational and will support your development. I encourage freedom under responsibility. You will work freely and I trust you. That is why I value your onboarding and will invest in guiding and teaching you, so you feel supported and have the tools do a great job. I welcome you on this journey.
Do you want to be involved in developing a great app experience and fulfilling job dreams for everyone? Does this sound exciting? In such cases, Apply!