Backend Engineer - Engineering Effectiveness

Technology Växjö, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden Västerås, Sweden


Position at LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group

LeoVegas’ passion is “King of Casino”. LeoVegas is Sweden’s premier GameTech company and is at the forefront of using state-of-the-art technology for mobile gaming.

A large part of this success can be credited to an extreme product and technology focus coupled with effective and data-driven marketing. Technology development is conducted in Sweden & Newcastle, while operations are based in Malta.

LeoVegas offers casino, live casino and sports betting. We operate global and scalable brands including LeoVegas & Royal Panda, as well as several UK facing brands such as Pink Casino & Bet UK.

The company’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, please visit

What you will do:

Engineering Effectiveness (EE) is what might be called Developer Tools, Developer Productivity, Engineering Infrastructure, or Developer Efficiency. We provide the tools and processes that allow the rest of our engineers to do their job, focusing on the things that are used by most of our engineers. 

We have created centralised teams with the mission of helping our development teams to deliver quickly and at the same time scale to a great number of users and enabling our customer- and employee growth. The centralised teams act as force multipliers by turning specialised knowledge into reusable building blocks. Empowered with these tools in hand, development/domain teams can focus on solving problems within their specific product domain.

The work of the EE team is enabling LeoVegas to handle approximately 1,300,000,000 transactions a month, peak load at around 100 000 transactions per minute and 10,000 concurrent user

  • Java
  • NodeJS
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Hazelcast
  • Elasticsearch
  • Kafka
  • RabbitMQ
  • Consul
  • DataDog
  • MySQL
  • BigQuery
Who are we looking for?:
  • 5 years of experience plus with common Java frameworks such as Spring or JavaEE
  • Experience with relational databases such as MySQL
  • Experience in building scalable and fault-tolerant systems and good knowledge with microservice architectures
  • An open mind and willingness to learn
  • Ability and interest to coach colleagues in best practices and system design
  • It would be advantageous (but not necessary) if you have experience in Automation and configuration management tools such as Terraform and Ansible, Google Cloud Platform, Elasticsearch, NodeJS, Kafka, BigQuery or DataDog 

Our culture:

**As our company working language is English so we’d like to see your CV in English please**

At LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group we firmly believe that our diversity is what makes us unique and that everyone and anyone is welcome to enjoy the ride -  regardless of age, gender, disability, race, national or ethnic origin, religion, language, marital or civil partnership status, political beliefs and sexual orientation. 

We are highly committed to uphold a high level of diversity and inclusion throughout our entire group. Being a global company with a widely diverse customer base makes it essential for our workforce to be a reflection of this.

By doing so, we believe we will achieve the best possible customer experience and create better value to our shareholders by doing so.

Working Hours:

LeoVegas has a hybrid working environment with 3 days working from home per week and 2 days working from the office as we want to give our employees flexibility to structure their work week while at the same time being able to provide information, team practices and social activities.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Life - Occupational injuries & sickness insurance
  • Possibility to enroll in an attractive private health care insurance for both you and your partner 
  • 3,000 SEK wellness contribution p/a
  • 30 annual vacation days
  • 1,500 SEK tech allowance
  • Occupational Pension - Details on request 
  • Benify - A benefits portal with lots of attractive discounts 
  • A parental leave supplement of up to 90% of the salary during parental leave when you have worked for us 1 year+ and you have taken full compensation from Försäkringskassan.
  • Plenty of great company events!
  • Mobile Phone & Laptop of your choice
  • If you are not based in the job location, we will also provide you with a relocation package including flights and help with accommodation.