Graduate - Software Engineer

Norway, Oslo /
Tech /
Isn’t it time you did something for yourself?

We think so, too. That’s why we want you to come Be Your Own CEO at Unacast.

At Unacast, we believe that unlocking the black box of human mobility data is the key to advancing innovation. That's why we’re building the Real World Graph® to provide a truly transparent and accurate understanding of the real world.

It's literally uncharted territory, which means a sense of adventure is a must. Want to come along?*

*Unacast is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage you to apply

We are hiring a Graduate Software Engineer

Come join one of our cross-functional product teams to execute and innovate on Unacast’s vision to be the trusted foundation for all data-driven decisions based on our superior knowledge of human mobility.

At Unacast we use technology to make sense of the world, we see it as an enabler for new use cases, clients and leaner operations. Using technology efficiently is critical for our ability to solve the ambition we have. Freedom to choose the right tool for the job is central for us in achieving this. With freedom comes responsibility, and at Unacast we own what we write from conception to the sunset days.

We work in small autonomous teams with clear mission statements. The teams are multidisciplinary with product, design, engineering and data science operating together. We prioritise work on initiatives continuously, sorted by the team’s current objectives. Working together, we are based at our spectacular Oslo offices on Karl Johan. Post COVID-19 we expect to spend two days a week at the office and let the remaining three days be flexible to work from home or from the office.

To us, innovation is the ability to tackle the challenges we don't currently know we have before someone else does it. For that reason, we acknowledge that we need a diverse team with different backgrounds and experiences. If you feel that your knowledge can help us get to the next level, we'd love to speak to you.

What you will be doing

    • Develop, release and iterate over new human mobility based products
    • Choose the right tool for the job
    • Translate business requirements into code
    • Together with your team, own a system from the idea stage, until it is no longer in production

Who we think you are

    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Comfortable making decisions based on your own analysis and communicate results to others
    • Passionate about learning new technologies
    • Some experience working with data
    • A foundational grasp of the processes and tooling in the lifecycle of a software project
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or similar

Most relevant technologies

    • Go
    • gRPC
    • Google Cloud Platform
    • Elasticsearch
    • Postgres
    • BigQuery
    • Javascript/Typescript/React
    • Python
    • Apache Beam
    • Apache Airflow
    • Google Cloud PubSub and Tasks


Who is Unacast?

Verified, actionable data facilitates fundamental insights in industries such as research, retail, real-estate, finance, advertising technology, city planning, transportation, and artificial intelligence. Location data is a key component, the core intelligence, that creates value for the players in these industries.

To help understand the impact of COVID-19, we have released many public dashboards and datasets to better act on both the health crisis and the economic crisis.

Unacast is a leader in transparent, contextualized location data. Like Google indexed the web, Unacast is indexing the physical world through The Real World Graph®, designing products that merge multiple types of data on human mobility to empower companies and individuals alike to make smarter decisions.

Unacast is a fast-growing Nordic company based on Nordic values with offices in Oslo and NYC. We were recently named "The #1 Small Company To Work At In NYC" and have been featured everywhere from Techcrunch to Forbes. We were named as one of 50 NYC Startups To Watch in 2019, and our co-founders were named to The Nordic 100. We were also awarded the Best New Nordic Company and Best IoT Startup at the Nordic Startup Awards. Inc. Magazine called us “The startup that just might threaten Google”.

We have strong revenue growth and have in the last three years raised over $50m in venture funding to fuel global expansion into new verticals and geographies.

Our company values are deeply embedded into everything we are and everything we do:

Be your own CEO: Everyone at Unacast can and is expected to take charge of their own situation, and make sure the company as a whole moves forward. Waiting for some feedback? Go get it! Want something done? Do it! 

Trust through transparency: Dare to be vulnerable and show ourselves and the world who we really are. The trust we build through transparency will help to lift us all higher than we can rise alone.

Have fun, seriously: Create an unexpected moment that surprises and delights team members and partners. Everyone needs fun in their life, especially while doing something important.

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