Senior Software Engineer for Nordsense

Are you an experienced, competent Software Engineer aspiring to become a Tech Lead? Do you see yourself creating groundbreaking solutions that will power the cities of tomorrow? If so, we would love to hear from you!

At Nordsense, we want cities to be smarter, cleaner, and greener.

By preventing premature emptying of waste bins, we help cities like San Francisco & Copenhagen optimize their waste collection processes, reducing CO2 emissions and cutting associated collection costs by as much as 50% in the process. We are building an end-to-end solution powered by IoT and machine learning meant to power the cities of tomorrow. And it'll take much talent to bring our vision to reality.

The team

The software engineering team is diverse and consists of four employees working with architecture, frontend, backend, and mobile development. The positions are fluid and there is always time for helping and sharing knowledge. The team shares their passion for creating solutions that will positively impact the world we live in.


As a Senior Software Engineer focusing on back-end and infrastructure, you will work with web services, APIs, cloud architecture, CI/CD, user-facing apps, internal tooling – you name it. You will have the following responsibilities:

  • Helping when necessary, acting when you see problems on the horizon, and leaving things better than you found them.

  • Understanding product requirements and collaborating on solutions together with software & hardware engineers, data scientists, and designers.

  • Developing and maintaining web services and APIs powering our products, designing for quality & robustness.

  • Participating in building our next-generation data processing pipeline, internal monitoring solutions, and reporting tools.

  • Collaborating with, learning from, and mentoring fellow teammates as we strive to build a world-class engineering team.

  • Writing clean, maintainable code with best practices in mind - and reviewing that of your teammates.


You have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar, and a minimum of 5 years of full-time experience building web applications. With strong problem-solving and self-management skills, you possess the experience and desire to take charge and set the direction for the team. Your experience includes prior work with the following:

  • Node.js


  • Relational Databases (PostgreSQL or similar)

  • Microservices

Nordsense would love it even more if you have prior experience with some of the following:

  • Event-Driven system architecture, Kafka

  • IaaC, Terraform, AWS

  • TypeScript and/or Python

  • GraphQL

Technologies Nordsense uses and loves

  • AWS, Terraform, Docker

  • Kafka, Postgres

  • Node.js, TypeScript, Python

  • Angular, NativeScript, Electron, Storybook, NgRx, SCSS

  • GitHub, GitHub Actions, Sentry

  • Notion, Slack, Figma


Office on Vestergade in the city center (just off Strøget).

You are offered

  • Work in a relaxed yet ambitious environment committed to autonomy and no micromanagement

  • Be part of a multi-national; Silicon Valley funded team that takes pride in its work

  • Play a role in creating something that's meant to make the world a little greener

  • Be enrolled in a pension scheme with private health care

  • Get delicious lunch daily

  • Be part of social gatherings organized throughout the year


Human Point is the recruitment partner working on this position. If you have any questions you are more than welcome to contact Recruitment Specialist Caroline Sonne on +45 50 94 99 66 or We review applications on an ongoing basis, which is why we encourage you to upload your CV as soon as possible and your application to this link. All applications will be processed in confidentiality and in compliance with GDPR.

Information about Nordsense

Founded in 2017, Nordsense is a Silicon Valley funded company headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. Nordsense creates solutions that make the world’s waste collection greener, cleaner, and smarter. The multi-national team consists of around 25 passionate and experienced employees seeking to understand business and customer challenges and shape and deliver products exceeding these needs.

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