Backend Developer

If you share our values and want to make the world better for our end users, we want you to join our highly skilled development team and start making a difference.
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Permobil founder Dr. Per Uddén believed that helping people achieve the greatest level of independence is a basic human right and, for over 50 years, Permobil has held fast to that belief. Permobil is a global leader in advanced rehabilitation technology, passionate about better understanding our users’ needs and improving their quality of life through state-of-the-art healthcare solutions. Today, those solutions include power wheelchairs, seating and positioning products, power assist, and manual wheelchairs. 

Permobil is part of Patricia Industries, a subsidiary of Investor AB and is headquartered in Sweden. Permobil has 1600 team members in more than 15 countries around the world. For more information regarding the company’s storied history and complete product line visit

We are now recruiting a Backend Developer

Permobil is on an exciting journey and we are expanding our Software department to meet the demands for new IT-services for our customers and users worldwide. We are responsible for the product development of software for our complex rehab powered wheelchairs and online IT-services linked to the everyday life of the wheelchair user, clinicians and providers. We have developed an IoT-platform giving us the ability to easily develop services end-to-end from the wheelchair to the web, mobile applications and advanced analytics. We develop high quality software in the healthcare and medical device domain for the end user with cyber security and risk management built in from the start.

As an employer, we strive to create a stimulating and open atmosphere, which encourages respect, cooperation and diversity.

If you share our values and want to make the world better for our end users, we want you to join our highly skilled development team and start making a difference.

Key Tasks

As part of our agile development teams will you design and develop our back-end components and applications. You will also participate in our architecture- and system design throughout our products entire life cycle.

You will help develop tools and techniques to reduce development time, automate activities and increase quality for our solutions. We expect you to take active part in shaping and creating a high usability for all the special needs our users have. You will also develop prototypes and help demonstrate them.

You are required to follow and help improve our internal processes, methods and guidelines for software development.

Location is Sundsvall

Your background

We believe that you have a university degree or similar experience in the field of software development of back-end applications. Experience from the industry gives you an advantage but your drive, motivation and how well you fit our team are equally important.

It is crucial that you can design, develop and verify functionality of our back-end applications and their interfaces. You can work both in teams and individually, you speak fluent and have good writing skills in English and Swedish.

The technical environment you will be working in consists of Node.js, Express, Mongoose, and TypeScript / JavaScript together with the MongoDB database. Most of the networcommunication takes place on top of UDP/TCP or HTTP, MQTT. You will focus on back-end development and the target platform is Linux on an Azure platform. We use GitLab, JIRA and Jenkins to help us in our development.

We are a small team and it is vital that you see your contribution to the entire process and take part in all aspects of software development from requirements capture to verification of web applications. You are self-motivated, goal oriented and have good collaboration skills.


For more information about the position, contact Björn Walther, Manager software development,, +46 70 5777366. For information about the recruitment process, contact Mats Andersson, Jefferson Wells, +46 70 8543042,

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Please submit your application in our recruitment system, no later than January 23.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Sweden - Sundsvall

Universitetsallén 2
852 34 Sundsvall Directions +46 60 - 59 59 00 View page

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