Backend Developer

Are you passionate about startups, esport and backend development? Are you excited about creating esport and e-learning tools to positively impact students, players and teams worldwide?
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(Local to Uppsala, Sweden preferred / Remote)

We are looking for a solution-driven backend developer to join our product team in Uppsala, Sweden (or remote) on our journey to create and form the future of esports in education. As a backend developer, you will work closely with everyone on the product team. The team is small and cross-functional with a handful of developers, a couple of designers, a product owner, and the CTO. To succeed in this role, you will have to be open-minded, a team player, and focused on delivering a high-quality product.


Learn2Esport was founded by esports (and traditional sports) veterans in 2016 who champion learning with esports in a formal educational setting. The company has since its launch been supporting the structured and educational needs of students in schools and educational institutions across Sweden, Europe, and North America.

Working in close collaboration with researchers, educators, coaches, analysts, and professional players, Learn2Esport creates educational content - from critical thinking to collaboration, from job skills in esports to lessons on entrepreneurship and creativity - delivered through the esports management system Gameplan that provides the best formal and informal educational experiences.

Backend tech

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Postgres
  • Graphql
  • Rspec
  • Heroku
  • GitHub Actions

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Work together with designers and other developers to create new features for
  • Write well-structured code 
  • Perform code reviews
  • Improve existing user interface designs

Skills and requirements

  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience with Rails or similar framework
  • Great communication skills in English
  • Experience with Git
  • Able to receive and give feedback
  • Working with test-driven development

Meriting experience

  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with statistics
  • Interest or experience in the esports scene or gaming
  • Experience with building scalable features/products
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • React & TypeScript

Backend Developer at Learn2Esport is a full-time position, remote or based in our office in Uppsala, Sweden. Apply now and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

We usually respond within two weeks

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


S:t Olofsgatan 35
753 29 Uppsala Directions View page

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