Senior Backend Developer @ Forza Football, Remote Worldwide

About us

My name: Julia Shumishyna
My position: Business & People Operations Manager
Company name: Forza X
Company headquarters (country): Sweden

Forza X is looking for Elixir backend developers to join our talented team (remote or in Gothenburg, Sweden). You will have an opportunity to work on a project of Forza Football , Ikonia or Forza FC.

About the job

Job title: Senior Backend Developer
Salary range: EUR 60,000-75,000
Position on remote work: Open to remote placement


You will have the benefit of working together with an Elixir Core team member in a small group of skilled developers and designers dedicated to building top-tier products for users all over the world.

Forza Football

  • You will be working on the services that power our mobile apps—from the API that serves millions of clients to the push notification system that keeps our users up-to-date on their favorite football teams and competitions

Forza Ikonia

  • You will be working on a highly scalable and robust platform that empowers brands, artists, influencers to create their own NFT-related products, making the Metaverse a more accessible and exciting space

Forza FC

  • You’ll be working on the backend that powers our high-volume mobile applications, delivering a steady stream of new features while helping us to further improve the scalability and reliability of our platform

We do not hire solely based on experience with a few specific tools or languages or university degrees. Rather, we hire developers who are smart, pragmatic, and self-driven. We value the ability to learn new tools and function in an agile environment. We are an equal opportunity employer and are excited to expand our team with diverse talents from different backgrounds and cultures.


  • Experience with Elixir and OTP: you have developed applications for production use
  • An interest in systems that are highly available, resilient, and run at scale
  • Sense of craftsmanship: you strive for code quality and maintainability, write tests as part of your coding routine
  • Knowledge about caching strategies, message queues and service-oriented architectures
  • An understanding of setting up infrastructure and managing Linux servers
  • Experience with deployment tooling, monitoring, alerting, data visualization, load testing and/or live system debugging
  • Strong communication skills. Be a team player, pay attention to detail, and be not afraid to share unconventional ideas
  • Good oral and written skills in English, as Forza X operates globally, and many employees are international

Why work at Forza X

Forza X is a team of 50 people from 10 different countries, passionately crafting solutions using modern technologies to redefine the world of football in terms of access and equality and take a lead in the Metaverse. We are: Forza Football, Ikonia, Forza FC, Forza Academy.

The majority of companies are based in the heart of Gothenburg, Sweden, and our free football academy is in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

We keep everything simple and avoid lengthy company policies, unnecessary meetings, and bureaucracy. We value self-reliance and believe the success of the company relies on the actions of each individual.

Our motto is that if the team is feeling well, the company is feeling well. That’s why we created what we believe is one of the best ways of working where every employee has the autonomy to create a good balance between work and free time. As with everything, we strive to make the work environment and our products even better.

In addition to working with great people in a conducive environment, as an employee of Forza X company, you also get:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Six weeks paid vacation
  • Parental leave benefits
  • Computer and gadget setup needed for work
  • Conference visits with accommodation and travel expenses paid
  • Relocation support and visa sponsorship

Further info

Please apply here: Senior Backend Developer - Forza_[X]
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