facebook tracking

Senior C++ Developer

Flightradar24 is looking for an experienced, well-rounded C++ developer. You will play an important role on our backend team adding new features as well as improving existing systems. Above all, your work will improve the experience of millions of Flightradar24 users across the world.

What you’ll do

  • Develop our backend systems using modern C++ and Python on a Linux platform
  • Improve our flight tracking coverage with semi-embedded development for ADS-B receivers
  • Design and implement big data flow and storage using both SQL and NoSQL storages
  • Improve robustness of our systems using public cloud and Docker technologies
  • Apply analytic and algorithmic skills to solve software design problems

Who you are

  • You are an experienced C++ and Python engineer with at least 3 years of professional experience
  • You have experience employing development best practices such as test-driven development, code reviews, continuous integration, etc
  • You have experience with the C++ STL and boost, understanding of data structures and algorithms, including their efficiency
  • You know how to design simple, performant and testable software
  • Programming is more than a job for you and you enjoy technology projects at home too
  • You have a successful track record of working remotely (if this is an option you are interested in)
  • You have a university degree in computer science or similar
  • You have strong written and spoken English - Swedish is not needed for this role
  • If you have experience with aviation data standards including ADS-B, that’s a big plus

About Flightradar24

With over 2 million daily users, Flightradar24 is the world’s most popular flight tracking service. Our app regularly tops the App Store and Google Play charts and Wall Street Journal refers to Flightradar24 as the "Facebook of aviation". We also offer a wide range of commercial services and customers include many of the largest names in aviation. 

We're constantly adding new services and improving existing products. To help us meet those challenges, we're looking for creative, collaborative and tech-savvy applicants to join us. Benefits of working at Flightradar24 include:

  • Opportunity to impact a service with millions of end users from all around the world
  • Flexible and social work environment with free beverages, fruit, and snacks
  • Modern office in the heart of beautiful downtown Stockholm, Sweden
  • Being part of a diverse team with 15+ nationalities and 5 continents represented


Apply for this job

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Brunnsgatan 13
111 38 Stockholm Directions

Already working at Flightradar24?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.


Applicant tracking system by Teamtailor