Backend Developer

Do you want to leave your mark on the global technology map and be an integral part of millions of end-users everyday life? Then here’s your chance to join an ambitious company on a growth journey!

Your job:

The Development department is responsible for the development and maintenance of MapsIndoors, our world leading flagship of indoor navigation, and the supporting CMS.

In our main office in Aalborg, we are 20 dedicated developers (and expanding during 2022), so you will get plenty of sparring partners. Teamspirit and personal development are highly valued in MapsPeople, and we strongly believe that we accomplish the greatest results together.

As part of our existing Backend Developer Team you will have responsibility for two different systems:

  1. Build and maintain a library of algorithms and services embedded into our applications.
  2. Server side algorithms and databases serving high performance web- and mobile applications.

The common service library is built with c++ and embedded into web and mobile applications by our mobile and web teams. Examples of algorithms that is or will be implemented in this library are:

  • Indoor Wayfinding algorithms
  • Search services
  • Data management and transformation
  • Geo-spacial algorithms

The server side tasks includes:

  • Development of scalable, reusable and robust complex distributed solutions that are easy to maintain and easy to operate.
  • Development of all server side and database solutions.
  • Development of cloud based solutions.
  • Unit test, integration test and documentation.

Your profile:

You probably hold a relevant degree within SW development. It does not matter how many years of experience you have, but it is an advantage to be proficient in some or most of these technologies/methodologies:

  • C++, STL, Boost
  • C# and .NET Core.
  • REST APIs and MQTT
  • MongoDB or other NoSQL database
  • Docker, Kubernetes, GCP
  • Agile development methods and tools (GitOps, Jira, GitLab, Slack)

Additionally, any knowledge of or experience with SaaS solutions is an advantage.
On a personal level you are... 

  • keen on learning new technologies and ways of working.
  • able to work responsibly and independently benefitting the team and working towards achieving common goals.
  • innovative and quality conscious.
  • Last but not least: Willing to suffer defeat in table tennis or foosball!

Please note: This is not a remote position.

Your expectations:

You can expect a job with a lot of exciting professional and personal challenges. Your effort will make a difference for clients around the world, where our platform plays a central role in regards to indoor mapping, indoor positioning, and in the integration with various software and hardware technologies.

You can expect us to work together and pull together as a team.

You will experience modern office facilities with room for contemplation and an informal and dynamic company culture.

We offer a compensation package that matches your qualifications as well as flexitime, lunch, and retirement and healthcare plans.

MapsPeople - guiding you anywhere - anytime:

MapsPeople is a world-leading provider of indoor navigation through our flagship product ‘MapsIndoors’. For more than a decade, we’ve been a trusted partner and provider of Google Maps licensing products.

From our offices in Aalborg (HQ), Copenhagen, and Austin (USA), we strive to bring value to our customers and end-users. We are proud to serve some of the world’s most recognized companies and institutions, e.g. Arlanda Airport, Golden State Warriors, Miami Dade College, Mobile World Congress, and many more.

We have a strong collaboration with Google Maps, and for several years, we have been a Google Maps Premier Partner.

At MapsPeople we value professionalism, creativity, and speed in an informal environment. 
We are 80+ dedicated employees who represent 18 different nationalities. To support our continued growth in 2022, we are recruiting a lot of new talent.


We look forward to receiving your resumé for this position. Please upload your documents in pdf-format by clicking on the 'Apply for this job'-button below. 

Please note: This is not a remote position.

For more information, reach out to Recruiter, Ellen Øvig, on phone: +45 2834 5663 or

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NOTE for candidates: To comply with European legislation regarding the processing of personal information (GDPR), we only accept applications and resumes via the MapsPeople career site ( This means that only applications/resumes submitted via the career site are considered in the recruitment process. Applications and resumes sent to MapsPeople employees on e-mail are discarded without notice and without notification.
Be aware that some job sites that crawl our career site offer a "quick apply" button which in turn sends an email to us. Such e-mails are discarded and you will not receive a confirmation.

NOTE for headhunters/recruiting agencies: MapsPeople does not accept forwarding of any candidate resumes or candidate description from third parties including recruiting agencies or consultancy companies without an explicit and written agreement.
In case MapsPeople hires a candidate who has connected to MapsPeople or applied for a specific job via our career site ( or by other means, MapsPeople cannot be held accountable as well as no fee or compensation what-so ever will be paid to any recruiting agency even if this recruiting agency has forwarded a resume for that same candidate without explicit and written agreement with MapsPeople.

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Workplace & Culture

We have the privilege of working daily with talented, passionate, and diverse colleagues. We enjoy working as a team and helping each other across departments as we see diversity to be our strength. It’s our sense of open and including communication that makes our workplace fun, innovative, and dynamic.

MapsPeople culture is based on trust, and it's a great blend of dedication to tasks and humour. Our culture is professional and goal-oriented while also having room for fun. When we achieve our goals, we celebrate! With diverse social events, we keep our culture strong.

MapsPeople culture can be seen in everything we do, it guides us anywhere anytime.

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