Backend Developer

About Hiotlabs

We are Hiotlabs, a startup with our roots in software and technology. We are a product company that leverage IoT and Machine Learning to create societal value through developing tech that prevents and minimise property damage and promotes sustainability. 

We were recently acquired by Polygon Group, so now we are a startup+, with autonomy but access to the global reach and expertise of Polygon. We think big dreams, get things done and have fun. 

Job Description 

Hiotlabs is an InsurTech startup that was founded with the mission to change the world for the better with the use of modern technologies. Our vision is to bring about greater collaboration between property owners and insurance partners with the aim of increasing household protection and we are now expanding our solutions to commercial actors as well.

As a backend developer at Hiotlabs, you will be a key part of designing and building our future products. We believe you have at least a few years of experience and are passionate about the web and agile development. You explore and stay on top of the latest web development tools and technologies and enjoy sharing what you know! You are proactive team player and enjoy ownership and quality. 

We’re looking for people who thrive on learning new technologies and don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solution. 

Your responsibilities:

  • Deliver testable, maintainable and high-quality code.

  • Be an impactful contributor to the team to plan, design and build elegant solutions

  • Work in a small team and to continuously share your knowledge and insights

  • We run all our services as containers and have big love for automation, and you will be a part of these processes

  • Have a great influence on how our future products will evolve. 

  • We also develop hardware and you will get the opportunity to learn how to get hardware and software to play smoothly together. 

  • As we are in the build-up phase of the company you will initially have a wide range of responsibilities

Your background:

  • You have practical experience of at least some of the technologies we use: Node.js & Pythton (backend/machine learning), React/React Native, C (Hardware), Kafka, MongoDB, TimescaleDB. Docker, Linux (docker cloud / kubernetes ), MQTT

  • You are curious and excited about the prospect of diving deep in multiple areas

  • You are comfortable working in an agile environment, and are comfortable challenging yourself and your team to improve their ways of working.

  • You have experience with continuous delivery and automated testing 

  • You value team success over personal success.

  • You either have previous experience of Machine Learning /Image Recognition or a great curiosity to learn more about.

What we offer:

  • The chance to be part of building something truly innovative

  • An opportunity to grow with the company

  • A chance to work with international customers and partners in 16 countries

  • Freedom to try out new things and bring new ideas

  • We can promise you that you will be challenged, and pushed to develop your skill set

  • Part of a scale up++; we are a small team but backed by a European market leader, Polygon Group

  • Access to best in class building engineers in order to understand and make software based on their expertise

  • Partial remote working (2 days a week in the office)

  • An office located at Medborgarplatsen where you will work closely (when not working remotely) with a team who are all passionate about building and improving our product  

  • Competitive salary  

  • The journey ahead is what excites us and we are just getting started


We are on the lookout for passionate developers to join our team so even if you don’t fill all the criteria, please get in touch if you are interested in finding out more.

Email Becki, Development Team Lead, at with your CV or Linkedin Profile

We evaluate candidates continuously, so get in touch!






Phone: +46 8 121 47 890


Hiotlabs AB

Postbox 11257

100 61

Stockholm, Sweden