Backend Engineer- Node.JS focused // Klarna

May 5, 2022

On our path to becoming the world’s favorite way to shop, we’re assembling an unparalleled global talent network, accelerating individual careers, and disrupting entire industries. We are on a mission to liberate humanity from all the meaningless time spent managing their purchases and finances, so they can do more of what they love. We’re in search of global talent eager to embrace a hypergrowth atmosphere and defy their own expectations.
Engineering at Klarna is an inspired, customer focused community, dedicated to crafting solutions that redefine our industry. Working in small, highly collaborative Agile teams, you and your team will have a clear mission and ownership of an important outcome that supports Klarna and our customers. At Klarna we optimize for quality, flow, fast feedback, focussing on end-to-end ownership, continuous improvement, testing, monitoring and experimentation. We aim for teams that are inclusive, helpful, and have a strong sense of ownership for the things they build.
We’re making transactional, boring eCommerce a thing of the past. Forget static photos, chat-bots and endless search results; our domain is making online shopping—both on the merchant’s site and in the Klarna app—more like social media; interactive, immersive and super-personal. Join us in creating a more human and personal experience when shopping online.

What we are looking for

    • We’re looking for a Node.js/AWS focused backend engineer with expert knowledge of both Typescript, serverless and event-driven architecture, with experience working with monorepos/microservices as part of a larger ecosystem.

    To succeed in this role, we think you should have

      • Experience working in a commercial environment creating backend services for consumption across a large platform.
      • Strong experience with AWS and knowledge of event driven systems, with a keen interest in exploring new technologies, methodologies and best practices. 
      • An eye for detail as well as an understanding of the broader impacts of your work across the rest of the engineering team and product as a whole.
      • Hands-on experience with any API documentation framework such as Swagger or Postman.

      Some of the technologies you’ll get to work with

        • Node.js
        • Typescript
        • Serverless & Event Driven systems
        If you’re passionate about Node.js and Typescript, serverless and event-driven systems, and improving the way we shop online – please get in touch!
        We also believe in making contributions back to the open source community. You can find some of our work at
        How to apply: please send us your CV or Linkedin profile in English
        What we offer:
        Diversity & Community
        With our diversity of skills, perspectives and backgrounds, we can create, innovate, and disrupt like no other. Diversity is part of who we are, and essential to our success.
        Ownership & Impact
        Here, every voice matters. We’re organized into hundreds of small teams, each run like a start-up, focused on their own problem-space.
        Trust & Collaboration
        Successes and failures are won together at Klarna in a melting pot of teams. Win, lose, and learn, we’re on this path together.
        The Klarna Work Policy is designed to make sure we foster team collaboration while also ensuring a productive and flexible work environment. We work 2 days per week in the office on agreed days, and then 3 flexible days. We’re also providing each Klarnaut with an annual financial contribution to improve their flexible work life whether they use it to upgrade their work accessories, or their home office space!
        Challenges & Rewards
        We take a very Swedish approach to benefits. Support for parents, health and wellness perks—we’ve got you covered.
        About Klarna
        Since 2005 Klarna has been on a mission to revolutionize the retail banking industry. With over 90 million global active users and 2 million transactions per day, Klarna is meeting the changing demands of consumers by helping them save time and money while better managing their cashflow and making informed decisions. Over 250,000 global retail partners, including H&M, Saks, Sephora, Macys, IKEA, Expedia Group, and Nike have integrated Klarna’s innovative technology to deliver a seamless shopping experience online and in-store. With over 5,000 employees, Klarna is active in 20 markets and is one of the most highly-valued private fintechs globally, with a valuation of $45.6 billion. For more information, visit
        It is our commitment that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender, identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application.
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