Backend Developer


Backend Developer, Smart Door Locks


A career where you are involved in making peoples home safer and smarter by exciting connected consumer products?


Location: We will consider applicants from any Europe location, provided that you are within a reasonable distance of an ASSA ABLOY location and an international airport.

Standard Hours: Full-time positions 


Yale Doorman and Yale Linus, are the first of many exciting new smart locks that together with alarm systems and surveillance cameras will make peoples homes smarter and safer. We continue to grow our development team in Malmö, Sweden.


Right now we are looking for a Backend Developer.


Do you have a burning interest in writing code, and are eager to work in a global context?! Take this opportunity to reach out to us!


The successful candidate will help to deliver new features and maintain the next generation of smart door locks. This will involve working in a cross functional, product development team comprising of product management, backend developers, app developers, and other technical specialists spanning Malmo, Europe and into Silicon Valley.  You will not only learn, but also you will be part of delivering real products used by consumers globally.


Yale Smart Residential, part of Assa Abloy, with offices a stone's throw from Malmö Central, has an exciting opportunity for a back-end developer. Yale Smart Residential has a young, dynamic, global organization with development sites in Malmö, San Francisco, Seoul and Shanghai.


Could this be your ideal opportunity? If so, keep reading!


The Opportunity

The Backend Developer will update and evolve the framework, API's, databases and performance of our backend, AWS, cloud-based servers using programs such as Linux, NodeJS, GIT and many more. 


Besides this, your key duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in server-side development.
  • Help to turn feature requirements into solution with consideration to scalability, modularity, robustness, uptime and security.
  • Build and maintain subject matter expertise within our server-side solutions.
  • Work in a small team and be hands-on; coding, prototyping etc.
  • Interfacing with your global colleges mainly in Silicon Valley



What You’ll Bring

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Senior back-end developer preferable with experience in the IoT space.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of SW backend and server development within our key technologies that are: NodeJS, AWS, Kubernetes, infrastructure-as-code terraform, ansible, Mongo/nosql-databas, rabbitmq.
  • A maters’s degree or similar in a relevant subject (Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics etc.)
  • Knowledge of software development methods and toolchains
  • An exceptional eye for detail, whilst understanding broader context
  • An excellent team player but also able to contribute on an individual basis.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities, with ability to provide solutions on an individual basis.
  • Must be inquisitive and show willingness to continuously improve and learn.
  • Willing to work in an international environment, with occasional travel.


About Us

ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in access solutions. Featuring four times in Forbes’ most innovative companies worldwide, we deliver innovative, safe and convenient security solutions that provide real added value to our customers. As a group, our goal is to every day help billions of people experience a more open world.


We’re proud to boast leading positions across the majority of Europe, North and South America, Asia and Oceania, offering products and services to our customers seeking solutions to their entrance and opening requirements, such as locks, doors and entrance automation. 


Yale is the global residential brand within the ASSA ABLOY group, with a presence practically across all territories. Originating back in the 1840’s, the Yale brand has more recently been making great strides into the world of digital, and smart products. With a focus on smart door locks, alarm systems, IP cameras and CCTV systems, and solutions for in-home service deliveries. We are now accelerating this initiative further, with very aggressive growth plans for the years to come. 


The Yale Smart Residential team will be intensifying our R&D investments to support these very inspiring growth plans.


Your Role in Keeping the Future in Safe Hands

The Opening Solutions EMEIA division leads the development of products to provide safe and secure access solutions to homes, businesses and institutions.


The Yale Smart Residential team are passionate about innovation to pave the way for a successful and rewarding future…a vision which you could be part of! As a highly cohesive and truly diverse function, you will have a real opportunity to impact the strategic direction of the organisation.     


Why Join Us

We know that our people enable us to be world leaders and since they help us grow, we want to do the same by offering plenty of opportunities to grow with us through our vast range of training and development initiatives. Your career is in your hands as much as it is ours and we adopt a collaborative approach and focus on individual development that empowers you and supports learning every day.


You’ll be surrounded by creative people and innovative thinkers who together all play a part in transforming our industry and if it’s a truly international career you’re looking for, you can find that here too! With bases in more than 70 countries and global headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, the opportunities to unlock your potential are endless.  With so many reasons to join ASSA ABLOY, become part of our diverse team and help us create a safe, secure and more open world.


We offer a competitive package, with continuous opportunities to learn and grow.


Ready to apply?


You can visit our Careers page to find out more about ASSA ABLOY, or submit your application by clicking ‘Apply Now’. For further information, contact Jenny Edwards, HR Advisor EMEIA.


When you join Yale, we open doors for you
We’re trusted by millions of people every day to keep what’s important to them safe. Their home, family and belongings. Looking after our people is just as important to us.

When you join our Yale team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Malmö, SE, 211 19 Willenhall, ENG, GB, WV13 3PW Stockholm, SE, 117 43 Zabierzów, PL, 32-080 Woking, ENG, GB, GU21 5BH

Engineering & Science
Mid-senior level