Software Engineer/Backend

Product & Tech – Tech : Tech Global Development
Full-Time Employee
Acast is the world leading technology platform for on-demand audio and podcasting with offices in Stockholm, London, New York, Los Angeles, Sydney, Paris, Oslo and Berlin. We have over 150M monthly listens today, and are growing rapidly. At our core is a love of audio and the fascinating stories our podcasters tell.

We are a flat organization that supports a culture of autonomy and respect, and find those with an entrepreneurial spirit and curious mindset thrive at Acast. 

The Role

We are looking for a Software Engineer that has experience with backend development and system design of high load systems. You will work in a autonomous, purpose driven team and take an important role in shipping new features while continuously aim to increase efficiency, stability and scalability in the systems. You are expected to contribute with backend development within your team but we also encourage everyone to understand and contribute to other parts of the stack. You will be working in a multi-disciplinary environment with agile principles. We are cloud agnostic and run our infrastructure and systems on Azure, AWS, as well as dedicated servers, and since we use Node.js for our backend systems, you are expected to work with and be interested in that.


    • Are comfortable writing Javascript and Node.js
    • Have previous experience designing a high load system
    • Want to build both containarised and serverless services
    • Are curious and can adapt quickly and enjoy a dynamic and ever-changing environment
    • Have a pragmatic mindset and can make trade-offs on what to optimise for in your solutions
    • You will take operational responsibility for the services that are owned by your team, potentially including taking part in an on-call rotation


    • Monthly wellness allowance
    • 30 days holiday
    • Flexible working
    • Pension scheme 
    • Private medical insurance
Our engineering team is mostly located in central Stockholm, but with a remote first culture we’re able to bring on people who prefer full time remote work

Do you want to be part of our ongoing journey? Apply now!