With a global user base of over 380 million, Opera is an international internet company that has expanded into product areas beyond our popular browsers. Our product portfolio includes web browsers, fin-tech solutions, news aggregation services, as well as data compression and privacy software. We are investing heavily in our fin-tech offering targeting Europe with launches expected this and next year.

Opera Sweden is looking for an ambitious developer with a passion for technology to join our web team in Gothenburg, Sweden. Experimenting with new technology is in our DNA and our team is constantly trying to find better ways to build quality apps. In our current project we have chosen to go with TypeScript, React.js and invested in continuous integration through Jenkins and test automation. Product quality and iteration speed are crucial to building successful products and we believe that automated testing should be a natural part of the development pipeline.

Your main focus will be:

  • Implementation of the new features
  • Bug fixing and performance improvements
  • Looking for new technologies and tools to improve the development process
  • Collaboration with the backend team on the design of the network APIs
  • Maintaining the quality of the source code with tools and unit tests

You will be working in a web team of about 10 people with an agile workflow. You will be part of design reviews, sprint planning, weekly sprints, continuous integration and delivery processes. The team is distributed over three locations but centered in Gothenburg. You will be collaborating closely with local developers; backend, product management and design in Estonia and Poland.

We expect You to have:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript or TypeScript
  • At least 2 years of recent employment as a React.js developer
  • Currently living in Gothenburg or willing to relocate

An ideal candidate has:

    • Fluency in English
    • 3+ years of work experience
    • Familiarity with popular React.js workflows and tools
    • Familiarity with networking principles, APIs and authorization mechanisms
    • Experience in test automation, preferably Jest
    • Experience with localization in web projects
    • Bonus: Work experience in backend and with CI/CD

    We offer:

    • An opportunity to experience the thrill and challenges of working in an international internet company with a huge global user base
    • A flat org structure and friendly atmosphere where we learn and grow together
    • A place in one of the city's most competitive mobile team
    • A flexible work environment
    • Great company benefits