Software Engineer

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Topia offers visa sponsorship

Topia will arrange the immigration paperwork required for the winning candidate and cover the associated costs.

European Union


  • Working closely with our customer-facing, product and engineering teams, you'll ship the best quality product and help us deliver a technically challenging roadmap.
  • You will have a strong input into the way the code, product, and culture are built, driving forward the vision and exceeding our users' expectations.


  • You have a strong foundation in core Java and are well-versed with building API-centric applications running in web containers like Tomcat or Jetty using frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate.
  • You know enough *nix commands to work your way around Linux/Unix terminals.
  • You can write conventional SQL queries and have an understanding of good database design.
  • You don’t mind doing a mix of front-end and back-end development.
  • You are a lifelong learner with a curious mind in figuring out how things work, but also have a drive for getting things done.

Compensation & Benefits

  • You'll get a locally competitive salary that'll allow you to live comfortably in Tallinn.
  • We'll help sort out your visa and work permit and make sure you get settled in smoothly—that's what we do, after all!
  • We have a very relaxed office vibe—Friday beers, no suits, geeky t-shirts welcome.

Job description

As a software engineer on our innovative team, you'll get to play around with our stack, which currently includes these technologies:
•Core Java
•Spring Framework including Spring Boot for microservices
•JUnit, Cucumber, Spock (Groovy) for testing
•AngularJS, Ecmascript 6, jQuery, CSS3 (LESS), HTML5, JSP for front-end
•Maven, npm and webpack for builds, pre-processing and transpiling
•Mule ESB
•MQ technology for asynchronous message delivery between services
•Jasmine with Karma for front-end testing
•Selenium for regression testing
•Looker via Redshift
•Git and Bitbucket
We think you'll love working with us. Why? We are as agile as they come, working in fortnightly sprint release cycles. We've shaped a very open environment where all ideas and feedback are welcome. You can be sure we really mean that—you'll have plenty of opportunities to speak your mind at project kick-off and round table sessions, regular reviews, retrospectives, tech discussions, and debates.
To help accelerate learning (one of our key values) we frequently hold drop-in sessions and lunch and learns. You'll occasionally also find yourself working on proofs of concept to bring in new ideas or technologies, helping us make sure we stay ahead of the game.
In return for your commitment, passion, and energy, our promise to you is to help you become the best in the world and grow your career. If you are self-motivated and love fast-paced, dynamic environments where you'll get to play with complicated code and new technologies, MOVE Guides is the place for you.
What do you say? Ready for the career move of a lifetime? Apply today, and before you know it, you could be joining us in Tallinn—an innovative (and affordable) city boasting an awesome tech scene.

The company

Life at Topia

Our Topia team is inspired by our common belief in our mission: to enable companies to work everywhere. We believe that our diversity of experiences, perspectives, and ideas is our strongest superpower.
Working at our stage of company is unique and formative. You make decisions with limited data and you prioritize ruthlessly to align with our dynamic business. You have exhilarating highs and challenging lows, and you learn throughout the entire experience alongside a team that is extremely hard-working, creative and inspiring. We apply innovative thinking and solutions to our radically collaborative work environment which enables a culture in which our shared success is fuelled by truly caring about each other as Topians.
We are an agile team working in fortnightly sprint release cycles. The engineering team is divided into product verticals. You will be aligned to one of the teams but will gain exposure to all of the products.
We have a very open environment and all ideas and feedback are welcome. We have plenty of opportunities for this via project kick-off and round table sessions, regular reviews, retrospectives, tech discussions and debates.
One of our values is Learn Relentlessly. To help accelerate learning, we frequently hold drop-in sessions, lunch and learns and occasionally you may be working on proof of concepts to bring in new ideas or technologies.
We have a relaxed office vibe, Friday beers, no suits, and geeky t-shirts are welcome.

The Location

Tallinn, Estonia

Moving to Estonia

If you hold the passport of a visa-free country, you can start working in Estonia within 24 hours from accepting the job offer, if your new employer is classified as a startup.
If your new employer is not considered a startup, you can start after a maximum of 10 days from accepting the job offer.
If you hold the passport of a country that requires a visa to enter Estonia, you can move and start working within approximately 4 weeks.