JOIN VIKING and help save lives for a living
Join a company that makes a difference
As a global leader in its field, VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S has a clear mission: to protect and save lives all over the world. This relies on continuous innovation in safety equipment, service and training, which is made possible by the great people we bring together.
Develop your skills the international way
Join our team as we develop game-changing safety solutions for the world’s largest cruise and ferry owners, leading commercial shipping giants, major offshore energy operators, navies and a wealth of other maritime organizations worldwide. Experience a dynamic and inspiring working environment as part of a skilled and diverse workforce. We see the world as our home market – and we think and act from a global perspective.
Where do you come in?
As a Software Developer you will work with the VIKING Safety Academy portals, which serves training needs for both internal and external resources. Consisting of a legacy Php based training CMS, a Java based learning management system, and a Java / xAPI based learning record store / training player.
The VIKING Academy is VIKING's training division. Here, employees from all over the world come to complete courses to advance their careers in the VIKING group.
You will be part of a team of 4 colleagues who all have great knowledge in the IT field. All are based at the VIKINGs headquarter in Esbjerg.
Primary tasks and responsibilities
- Understand several programming languages. Java and TypeScript is strongly prefered, others considered a plus
- Be accustomed to using the command line
- Have some experience in programming for the web
- Have knowlegde of web technologies related to: html5/css, JSON, REST, SPA, databases etc.
- Have an eye towards quality and security
- Have a desire to learn
As English is our corporate language, you will be expected to speak and write fluently in English. Knowledge of Danish is an added advantage, but not mandatory.
You communicate freely on all organizational levels and always make an extra effort when deadlines are tight. You are independent and have a positive and results-oriented attitude, thriving in a busy environment where cooperation is a must. You are a team player.
Furthermore, it’s an advantage - but not a requirement, if you have experience with the following:
- Nice to have: writing backend in Java
- Nice to have: Frontend with Angular
- Nice to have: SQL and MongoDB queries
- Nice to have: Automated tests
VIKING headquarters is located in Esbjerg, Denmark – the center of a thriving region with a strong business environment, outstanding nature and plenty of sports and cultural activities to enjoy. We always strive to be the best and to raise the bar when it comes to safety, creating exciting products to support diverse markets. We offer interesting and varied work with ample opportunity for professional and personal development.
How to apply
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), all applications are to be submitted online. Please send your application and CV – in English – as soon as possible.
Applications are submitted online via “send application”, which is located at the top-right of the page.
We hold ongoing interviews, physical or virtual, in accordance with Covid-19 restrictions and recommend that you submit your application and resume immediately.
Applicants will be contacted throughout the hiring process, and the position will be filled once we have found the right candidates.
All applications will be handled confidentially.
Desired start date: as soon as possible, but we are willing to wait for the right candidate.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Senior Global HR Business Partner Jane Simonsen by phone: + 45 2542 8269.
For further information, please visit our website www.VIKING-life.com to learn more about our company, our products and our core values.
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