Time and Date AS is looking for a Senior Backend Developer

Are you a software developer who thrive in a collaborative and international workplace? This job could be for you!


With over 30 million monthly visitors, is one of the largest websites operated from Norway and among the 800 largest websites on the planet. Located in Stavanger, Norway, provides informational services ranging from calendrical and celestial calculations to geospatial and scientific computation and rendering. Our mission is to simplify life in a globalized world by offering the most reliable information, the quickest answers, and the best explanations. We are a small company of 27 employees, but are growing rapidly and are hiring in every department.

About the Backend Team:

Our Backend Team is developing and maintaining both the backend of user-facing services on our websites as well as API Services for our customers. Our team mission echoes the company mission in delivering accurate and reliable data in a high-performance systems environment, in collaboration with our Frontend, Design, and Editorial teams. We mostly use low-level languages like C, Rust, and C++ to write high-performance software and use PHP as the integration layer with frontend code. A few of the systems the Backend Team have developed are:

Distributed Payment System for (PHP)

API Services Infrastructure and Backend System (PHP/C)

Tidal Harmonics Database and Prediction Interface (Rust)

Holidays Database and a Rule Engine in our own Domain Specific Language (C)

Geospatial and Elevation Databases with Algorithms for computing a 360° horizon of any location (C)

About You:

We are searching for a Backend Developer who is self-driven and can demonstrate seniority in backend development. You should be able to take ownership of the software and drive your own projects, as well as help mentoring other team members. As part of the backend team, you will mainly help creating new software solutions and extend existing ones with new functionality. This role will have an emphasis on backend web development in PHP, so familiarity with modern web development practices are essential. Some of the other tasks you will be doing are:

Creating software architecture for new applications, and contributing to refactoring strategies of legacy applications

Showing craftsmanship in writing secure, efficient, and maintainable code

Providing technical input on backend development for specifications of new projects

Code reviewing and mentoring junior developers