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Software Engineer II

Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: Stockholm, SE, 111 23

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is focused on unlocking digital potential and we are the recognized category leader in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and created the category for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers – isn’t that one of the most important aspects of looking for your next job? Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit and Zillow.


Not only are we financially sound and growing but we have unicorn status: Exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and has all strategic options ahead of itself. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.


We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business culture with emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!


If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...


We are one team with one goal. Optimizely is focused on unlocking the digital potential of our customers. We are the recognized category leader by Forrester and Gartner in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and Feature Management and Experimentation Software. We are recognized as the category creator for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers who are supported by our incredible team members. Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, Fitbit, and Zillow. Culture is critical to us, and we are transparent about our vision and principles. We stay bold but stay humble. 

What do we do?
Content is the currency of human connection.
When everything is changing so rapidly in the digital world, what’s the one thing that remains constant? The need for great content.
In the Content Platform team, we build the next generation Content Management Systems and APIs:s enabling our partners and customers to build sophisticated digital experiences for any channel. This forms the basis for how the digital teams of brands and businesses can use the extensive tools of our Digital Experience Platform to drive engagement, build relationships and be successful in their respective markets.

This is a unique opportunity for a passionate junior engineer to join one of the most senior teams in all of Optimizely. The average professional engineering experience in this team is over 20 years.

Job Responsibilities

  • Be a sensible and pragmatic engineer developing simple, high-quality and well-tested minimum viable solutions meeting set requirements and following applicable principles and processes.
  • Be passionate about continuous learning, experimenting, applying, and contributing to innovative technologies and software paradigms. 
  • Understand the value of modern software engineering practices such as scrum, pair programming, TDD and principles of clean code.
  • Take ownership of your contribution to the product, the quality and the long-term maintainability of the contributed code.
  • Contribute to discussions with your team on everything from ideation through architecture and design to implementation and support of the products and services.
  • Passionately pursue self-improvement and growth as a software engineer, learning from the best.

Knowledge and Experience

You’ll need to have:

  • 3+ years of experience working professionally with modern development practices.
  • Proficiency in developing applications using modern development practices using Microsoft technologies like C# .NET (Core).
  • Experience investigating and resolving problems, defects and bugs reported to the team.
  • Experience working in a development team following requirements provided by stakeholders and solution architecture and design provided by technical leaders.
  • Communication skills, verbally and in writing, to effectively communicate progress, issues, obstacles, solutions and points of view.
  • Ability to work independently but avoid getting stuck by knowing when to ask for help.
  • Worked in a software product organization with defined processes, and value following as well as seeking improvements to those processes.
  • Bachelor’s or master's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or related experience required

We’d love to see:

  • Experience building HTTP APIs / Rest Services / GraphQL with integrations and extensibility in mind.
  • Experience building SDK:s and extensible frameworks.
  • Experience developing distributed applications.
  • Experience in building cloud platforms and services, ideally on Azure
  • Experience working with containers and container orchestration.
  • Experience creating SDKs in additional languages like Javascript, Python and Java.
  • Understanding of web authentication tools and mechanisms.
  • Experience and building solutions based on Optimizely Content or Commerce Clouds


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Computer Science or engineering preferred) or equivalent work experience

Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.