Truecaller is hiring a

Software Engineer - Backend

Stockholm, Sweden

Hej, Truecaller is calling you from Stockholm, Sweden! Ready to pick up? 

Truecaller transformed how we communicate when we launched in 2009 in Stockholm, Sweden. 

Our mission is to build trust everywhere by making communication smarter, safer, and more efficient. We focus on bringing smart services with big social impacts, like protecting people from fraud, harassment, and scam calls or messages. We identify new numbers from anywhere in the world and build a space for trustworthy conversations, for those that matter. Truecaller is loved by over 300 million people around the world and is growing very rapidly across regions.  

Who we are: 

  • The world’s #1 caller ID and spam blocking service for Android and iOS. 
  • A team of + 200 people from ~35 different nationalities, spread across our headquarters in Stockholm and offices in Bangalore, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Nairobi. 
  • Backed by some of the most prominent investors in the world such as Sequoia Capital, Atomico, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. 


We at Messaging team build a best-in-class messaging experience for Truecaller users and businesses that offers both chat (IM) and SMS experience, with a focus on trust and user privacy.

As a Backend Engineer in the team, you will be working with modern technologies while building new features for the messaging platform and microservices around it. You will also be involved in design, review, and maintenance stages of development.

What do we expect from you 

  • Hands-on experience in development and maintenance of high-load services
  • 4+ years of Java experience
  • Good understanding of key JVM concepts
  • Being a team player and having a positive attitude towards collective code ownership, code reviews, retros, etc.
  • Good communication skills

What will you work on 

  • Backend feature development with a high degree of ownership, including implementation design, corresponding unit test and metrics coverage
  • Active participation in other parts of the development lifecycle, such as feature grooming, code reviews, backend service maintenance (deployments, troubleshooting)

It would be great if you also have 

  • Scala or any other functional programming languages (Haskell, Erlang, Clojure, etc.)
  • NoSQL databases (Cassandra, Mongo, etc)
  • Event-driven systems, stream processing
  • Akka
  • Pure functional programming and libraries such as Cats, Scalaz
  • Kubernetes, Continuous Delivery

Life at Truecaller - Behind the code:

Sounds like your dream job?

We will fill the position as soon as we find the right candidate, so please send your application as soon as possible. We are excited to hear from you, don’t hesitate to apply!

This position is based in Stockholm, Sweden. 

We only accept applications in English

What we offer: 

  • A smart, talented and agile team: An international team  ~35 nationalities are working together in several locations and time zones. Learning, sharing and fun environment. 
  • A great compensation package: Competitive salary, 30 days of paid vacation, flexible working hours, private health insurance and pension contribution, Udemy membership to keep learning and improving, gym membership. 
  • Great tech tools: Pick the computer and phone that you fancy the most within our budget ranges. 
  • A new life in Sweden: We offer full visa sponsorship and relocation assistance when required. Of course, we support your beloved ones as well! 
  • Do it your way: For the days you're working from home, we provide you with an attractive budget for creating your cozy office at home. 
  • Office life: Enjoy your days with a wide range of yummy snacks and beverages, and have fun at our playroom! As well, exciting company parties and team activities such as Lab days, Running team, Geek lunch!

Come as you are: 

Truecaller is diverse, equal and inclusive. We need a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs and experiences in order to keep building our great products. No matter where you are based, which language you speak, your accent, race, religion, color, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, etc. All those things make you who you are, and that’s why we would love to meet you.

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