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Junior Backend Software Developer

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Junior Backend Software Developer

at Colourbox in Odense, Denmark.


Colourbox is looking for a junior backend software developer with the desire to improve his/her skill set and is interested in working with high-performing web applications, search engines and cloud infrastructure.

You will be part of a strong development team working at our headquarters in Odense, Denmark. We deliver Scandinavia's leading stock image website Colourbox and the associated media handling platform Skyfish that helps users organise, share and edit images. We are experiencing high growth and have a many exciting and technically challenging projects in the pipeline. The platform you help develop will create a fantastic user experience for our users and also convert new visitors into paying customers.

Job Functions

You will work on our existing solutions, improving and extending them to adapt to the ever-changing needs of our customers. You will be involved in the whole process from analysis through design to implementation. You will help implement these new solutions and make sure they have a fast response time, are robust and scalable.

Cloud is in our DNA. All our services run on AWS on Linux servers running open source software such as NGINX, MySQL and Elasticsearch, and custom built services written in PHP, Python, Go, and C. We are born and raised with open source software and believe that choosing open source is the best choice.

Your Qualifications

You are open-minded, can see the potential and you focus on what is possible. We know developers come in all shapes and sizes, but we expect you to at least match the following qualifications to apply:

A degree in Computer Science or similar

Maybe a few years of working experience as a backend developer

Excellent written and verbal English skills are required

Experience with web development in PHP or similar programming languages

Experience with test driven development or a strong desire to learn

Basic knowledge of Linux, MySQL and cloud computing with AWS

What We Offer

A full-time position, working in our office in Odense. You will be offered a competitive wage with the ability to be influential while enjoying professional freedom with responsibility. We offer flexible working hours, creative Fridays for pursuing your ideas, a pleasant office environment, a pension plan, an excellent lunch prepared by our cook, and a supportive work climate with ambitious and energetic international colleagues. You will be part of an expanding, successful international business.


If this is you, we want to hear from you! Send your application and CV to We would also love to see your opensource projects! If you have any questions, also email Colourbox wishes its staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background. We accept applications in both Danish and English.

Application deadline is February 8th. Please mark your application “Junior Backend Software Developer”.

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