“Rising Star” Java Developer

Are you a passionate developer that wants to build the Java-tools of the future? Would you like to team up with leading Java experts? Are you curious, dedicated and like to learn new things? 

Headquartered in Silicon Valley and with the main development at Stena Center in Göteborg, Speedment focuses on Java productivity tools and optimization of database applications. So far, the team behind Speedment has received several high-tech awards. With its innovations, the company has raised the standard for high-performance database application acceleration. Speedment open-source Java stream ORM is one of the most popular ORMs on GitHub with thousands of users in more than 75 countries. 

We now seek skilled software engineers to join our team.

The role

You will be a part of our development team and work on the development of the Speedment stream ORM. It is a modern alternative to Hibernate and a software tool for enterprises that run Java applications and relational databases, which can increase the data access performance by order of magnitudes and makes it super easy to write database applications. 

Read more on speedment.com and github.com/speedment.


  • You will work in sprints with various tasks on both the open-source project, the Enterprise product and customer projects.
  • You will collaborate closely with our CTO, CEO and marketing team.

About you

You are a passionate and outstanding developer. You are curious, like to learn new things and are persistent to achieve the sprint objectives. You are probably graduated or on your way to take your Master of Science in the field of computer science.


Basic Qualifications
  • MS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience or on the path thereto.
  • Good coding skills in Java with an intention to eventually become Excellent.
  • Good ability to identify key requirements and take independent rational decisions.
  • Excellent ability to learn from inevitable mistakes made by others and self.
  • Results driven, thrives in a development environment that is agile, collaborative and in start-up mode, even when faced with ambiguity.
Advantageous Abilities
  • Good working knowledge of relational databases and SQL.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Technologies Used in Development

Some of the technologies used in development include: 

Maven, Jenkins, Docker, Linux, Git, GitHub, JUnit 5, Java 8, Java 11, Google Cloud, SonarCube, REST, Spring, WordPress, MySql, Postgres, Oracle, DB2, MS SQL Server. 

It is not a requirement to know all of these technologies in advance.

About us

We are a start-up, deep-tech company which will give you the following benefits:

  • The best possible mentorship - you will work with Speedment’s CTO, who is well-known and connected within the Java community worldwide.
  • Being one of the important people on the development team, you will make a big impact on the code base.
  • Fast-paced and sprint based development, there is never any shortage of interesting development tasks where you can contribute.
  • Traveling to different locations in the world may be a part of the job.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or absence thereof, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or disability.

Main Development Hub

Stena Center (next to Chalmers Tram Stop)
Holtermansgatan 1
Göteborg, Sweden 

Head Quarter

470 Ramona St.
Palo Alto, CA, United States


The position is to be filled immediately and interviews are ongoing. Immediate start or by agreement. 

Please apply with CV, cover letter and grades. Applications are sent to carina@speedment.com. 

We are looking forward to hear from you!