Back-end Node.js JavaScript Developer

Location: Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

Department: Products & Services

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Back-end Node.js JavaScript Developer



Are you passionate about delivering smooth user experiences behind the scenes? Would you like to be a part of a dynamic and international team whose innovative work has global impact on the communication between international talent and some of the most respected employers?


We are looking for you!


We are an international company with an entrepreneurial atmosphere. We are curious and passionate about what we do and we encourage and expect all employees to take ownership and initiative and to contribute to our success with their own ideas and inspiration. With our international team of people from 14 different countries, we engage with leading employers and top universities worldwide to improve the candidate experience of online recruiting and talent communication on a global scale.



Serving as part of our Products & Services team, you will work with a dynamic team of developers and researchers, working on inspiring projects within HR-tech field.

You work together with our clients on high-value, innovative projects and play a critical role within the innovation cycle from design concept and prototype to the delivery of a final product. You experiment with the possibilities of Voice Control, Eye Tracking and other emerging technologies.

You will build cutting-edge web and desktop applications that help improve communication between international talent and some of the most respected employers worldwide by working on product features, improving and scaling our web applications and data infrastructure.

We are well into our digitization journey, which has large effects for our company, people, products and our international clients and partners. You are a part of the entire process.

You also have dedicated time to work on your own, or with others, on more experimental projects of your choice, as we believe that sometimes the best ideas come from curiosity and the ability to play.

At Potentialpark, you will work in a truly international environment – for real: from Italy and France, to Mexico, South Africa and Pakistan - your colleagues are from all corners of the globe. And we look forward to meeting you!



To succeed in this role, you:

  • You are driven and interested in understanding the end-user perspective and transforming our research business
  • Are a positive and creative team-player who takes initiative
  • Know how to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Have a start-up mentality, enjoy working cross-functional and are not afraid to move out of your comfort zone
  • Are collaborative, dynamic and able to dispatch energy among the team
  • Are curious and hunger for knowledge
  • Have an analytical mindset and can solve tasks and questions in a logical way
  • Are organized and able to prioritize and track tasks
  • Can adapt to and work in a multicultural environment


We expect you to have:

  • A University degree
  • Minimum 2-3 years of practical experience as Developer
  • Proven experience in building software
  • Proficiency with Node.js, and frameworks such as Express, Hapi.js or similar
  • Experience with PHP, Ruby and Python is an advantage
  • Some front-end development skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English (every extra language is a plus).


Your academic background is less important to us than your ability to demonstrate practical experience of web application development in its many forms. What problems have you solved? What have you done and why you are proud of it?


You will also learn and enjoy:

  • Direct feedback
  • Seeing the immediate, global impact of your work



Full-time position in Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden. Not possible to work remotely.

Position open now. The right candidate will be hired immediately.

Before applying we advise you to inform yourself about our activities. We will only process complete applications including: CV/résumé and Cover Letter in English.

IMPORTANT: Valid EU passport or work permit is mandatory. If you are not an EU citizen, please indicate the permit you currently have and its conditions of validity.

Please note: We only accept applications submitted via our online application tool.


For this recruitment, we are not looking to work with any recruitment agencies or headhunters, thank you for understanding.


If you have any questions, feel free to contact us:


Anna Blixt, Talent Relations Manager

+46 84468 2920     


Mark Schellhas, Head of Digital Technology

+46 84468 2920


We are looking forward to reviewing your application!

Apply for this Position
* Required fields
First name*
Last name*
Email address*
Location *
Phone number*

Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or paste resume

Paste your resume here or attach resume file

Cover Letter*
LinkedInLinkedIn profile URL:
Website, blog or portfolio:
What languages do you speak fluently?*
Earliest start date?*
In 150 characters or fewer, tell us what makes you unique. Try to be creative and say something that will catch our eye!*
References: Please enter names and contact information:
Do you have a Swedish "personnummer" or "samordningsnummer"?*
Do you have a valid EU passport or work permit for Sweden?*
Do you already live in Stockholm, Sweden or do you have plans to move to Stockholm, Sweden and be present on location to attend an interview?*
Briefly describe your experience working with Node.js and related frameworks, such as Express.
- What have you built?
- What parts of the project did you find most interesting or challenging?*