Web Developer

Department: Product Development

Location(s): Göteborg

Opera is one of the original browser vendors with more than 350 million people using our browsers. We have an extremely strong brand and a thriving user base, particularly on mobile platforms in emerging markets across the world.

Join an exciting new project aiming to become the leading mobile payment platform in Africa! Our team, based primarily in Gothenburg, Sweden, is built up from experienced engineers from our browser teams as well as mobile payment specialists.

We are now looking for a Web Developer to work on the front-end of our golang servers, turning our UX design wireframes into production UI. You will also help design the overall architecture of the web application.

Requirements ​

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent experience, with a keen interest in technology
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as being creative and curious
  • Autonomous working style, with eagerness to improve systems, processes, and yourself.
  • A good sense of usability, attention to detail, and polish
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Strong web development skills, including:

- Translation of VD/UX wireframes to visual elements

- Design of the overall architecture of the web application

- Implementation of services and APIs to power the web application

- Building reusable code and libraries for future use

- Optimization of the application for speed and scalability

- Integration of the front-end and back-end aspects of the web application


  • Ability to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Good understanding of javascript libraries and frameworks, such as ReactJS
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as Sass
  • Understanding the differences between multiple delivery platforms and how to work with responsive design
  • Management of hosting environment, containerization, and scaling an application to support load changes
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as git

How to apply:
For immediate consideration, please apply online.

Apply online