We're looking for a new Senior Backend Developer

If you are passionate about Backend or Fullstack development, you are able to take ownership of the software and drive projects, and you thrive in a collaborative, friendly, and international workplace, this job could be for you!

Some of your tasks/responsibilities will be

  • Creating software architecture for new applications, and contributing to refactoring strategies of legacy applications
  • Providing technical input on backend development for specifications of new projects
  • Code reviewing and mentoring
  • Managing progress and quality of work


  • Good knowledge of programming languages such as PHP, Java, C#, Rust, or any other object-oriented language
  • Knowledge of Software Testing in terms of Unit Testing, Test-Driven Development and Behavioral Testing
  • Knowledge of modern software development methodology (SOLID, Clean Code, Design Patterns)


  • You have created software applications from scratch, and you can give a detailed explanation of the processes, decisions, and results of the solutions.
  • You can be the person in charge of driving the backend part of cross-team projects, as well as leading pure backend-related projects.

It would be very beneficial if you are familiar with:

  • Developing or consuming web API services
  • Rust, C, Python, Perl
  • Modern PHP development
  • MySQL or PostgreSQL databases
  • Messaging software like Beanstalkd, Kafka, ActiveMQ, etc.
  • Apache webserver, .htaccess, etc.

Who are you?

We collaborate across teams, so it is important you are pragmatic and a good team player, as well as good at keeping your code clean and making it easily accessible for others.

You will benefit from having a mathematical mindset and from being good at considering the little details in the larger picture of software applications (and vice versa).

You are comfortable presenting/showcasing solutions to other team members, you are patient and understanding toward your colleagues, and you are comfortable with writing and speaking English (our work language).

In addition, you are systematic, methodical, and structured.

Our Backend Team

  • Currently consists of 4 members. The team members are a combination of junior and senior Developers, and one Software Tester.
  • Does much of the heavy lifting, in terms of advanced algorithms, working on big sets of data, etc.
  • Maintains the technology behind most of the company's internal, custom-built databases.
  • Develops the backend functions to access this data, and makes it available for the frontend/design teams.

Why you should join timeanddate

  • Be part of a creative work environment where you will have a say in timeanddate's future
  • Challenging and rewarding tasks where you see direct results
  • Inclusive, friendly, and social work environment
  • Fresh and modern office space in Stavanger, Norway.
  • A high degree of freedom and flexible working hours
  • Work-from-home flexibility
  • Competitive salary with good pension and insurance schemes
  • HjemJobbHjem travel card deal

Senior Backend Developer

  • On-Site
  • Hybrid
  • Remote (Norway only)

Kanalsletta 4

NO-4033 Stavanger


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If not, take a look below at the benefits and perks our employees enjoy.

Our Company Values

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Employee Benefits

Besides doing exciting work with great colleagues, the staff at Time and Date AS also enjoy a number of benefits and perks.

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Flexible hours

Our working day is 7.5 hours. Are you an early bird or a night owl? With core hours from 9:00 to 15:00, we accommodate both, whether you prefer to catch that worm or burn the midnight oil.

We also offer a smooth home office solution to make things work on those odd days out.

Three-Course Meals Every Day

Discounted lunches are available in the cafeteria every day from 11:00 to 13:00. The all-you-can-eat buffet includes freshly made soup of the day, several hot courses, salad bar, sandwiches, fruits, cheese, desserts, and more!

Professional Development

We encourage our staff to stay current and updated on their skill set. Team members go to courses and conferences both at home and abroad.

Stay Healthy

We look after your health by providing extensive health/treatment insurance (Tryg behandlingsforsikring), which includes free treatments so you can get back in action as quickly as possible.

Pension Savings

We have retirement savings through Nordea Liv for all employees.

Time and Date Offices

In June 2019, we moved our offices to a new airy and fun space. The bright and modern work environment inspires creativity as well as social interaction.

Getting to Work

Discounted Public Transport

Our company offers discounted monthly HjemJobbHjem-passes as well as access to electric city bikes. Every 15 minutes, the bus stops right outside the building with many more bus lines within walking distance. And the electric city bike stand is even closer to the entrance.

Secure Bike Parking & Free Parking

If you prefer to ride your bike, there are showers and changing rooms available. You can keep your bike safe in a separate, secure bike room. If you drive an electric car, charge it for free while you're at work. Oh, did we mention that parking is free and covered?

Shops & Cafes

Within walking distance, you'll find a shopping mall with cafes & restaurants, bakeries, groceries, homewares, clothing, shoes, sporting goods, office supplies, pet stores, several gyms, and much more.

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International Team

Diversity is important to us. We draw from each other's experiences, and the team reflects our global audience. Our working language is English. All internal communications, meetings, etc. are conducted in English, and we encourage all employees to participate with their points of view.

Meet the team

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Trips & Team Building

If all the perks above aren't enough to convince you that working here is fun, take a look at all the social experiences we have shared over the years, including company trips to Paris, Iceland, and Vienna.

Every year, the staff are invited to various social team building events ranging from mystery-solving to comedy shows, friendly competitions, and races, not to mention impromptu pizza parties, delicious dinners, lunches, and the annual Christmas party at great local venues.

Chasing Eclipses

If you've ever wanted to see a solar or lunar eclipse, this is the place to work! Chasing (and LIVE streaming) eclipses is the boss' passion project, and he always finds the best location anywhere in the world! So far, we have streamed from Angola, Greece, Morocco, Argentina, and Norway.

At timeanddate, we chase solar and lunar eclipses with our mobile observatory to give you LIVE broadcasts from celestial events worldwide.

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