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MSS, Development, Backend

We are looking for Backend Developers!

About mnemonic

mnemonic is the Nordic region’s leading IT and information security company, offering a unique combination of services and solutions. mnemonic currently has more than 200 employees, and we are rapidly growing both in Norway and internationally. For the sixth consecutive year, we are ranked as one of Norway’s and Europe’s best workplaces by Great Place to Work.

We are working side by side some of Europe’s most important organisations in the fight against cyber attacks, and we are actively participating in reputable research programs both in Europe and globally. mnemonic is also a trusted source of threat intelligence information to Europol and other international law enforcement agencies.


About mnemonic Security Services (MSS)

mnemonic's MSS department delivers our market-leading security monitoring service, based on our proprietary platform, Argus.

Our network of IDS sensors, other log sources and listening points is the largest in the Nordic region. By compiling information from this network with several external information sources, we get a unique understanding of the local and global threat landscape. We use this understanding to customise filters and configurations to meet the dynamic threat picture. About 80 percent of all our notifications and alerts are a result of our own filters.


About Development

This group is working on the development of mnemonic's proprietary platform Argus, which forms the basis of our service delivery. Argus is tailored to deliver our services and is the tool both our analysts and customers use on a daily basis.

We are integrating more and more of our products and services into the platform, and are constantly working to improve the platform's capabilities.

If you have many of the qualifications we ask for, but feel that our current vacancies are too specific, you are welcome to submit an open application.


Tasks and responsibilities

In Development, you will get the opportunity to work with a wide range of tasks, for example:

  • Java development of Argus' microservices design and implementation. 
  • Secure modular and scalable REST services for user access to data and functionality.
  • API endpoints for data collection, storage and indexing.
  • Maintenance, performance improvements and error correction of all parts of the platform.
  • Continuous build, testing and deployment of code.
  • Development related to open source and research projects such as ACT.


Experience and qualifications

We are looking for someone that:

  • Is motivated to work with development and application design.
  • Is interested in information security.
  • Has good communication skills in English, verbally and written.
  • Has experience with developing larger applications.
  • Has good knowledge of Java and common frameworks.
  • Is interested in API design and scalable architecture.
  • Is interested in build and orchestration.
  • Has knowledge of networks and infrastructure.
  • Has knowledge of test frameworks and methodology.
  • Has knowledge of systems for storage, indexing and search.
  • Has knowledge of technologies such as: Hibernate, Cassandra, ElasticSearch, SQL, Hazelcast, Kafka.
  • Has knowledge of datagrids and messaging systems.

If you have many of the qualifications we ask for, but feel that our current vacancies are too specific, you are welcome to submit an open application.


What we can offer

  • A work environment focusing on professional development and continuous learning, training and gaining new certifications.
  • A unique and experienced workplace with more than 180 security specialists working on some of the most challenging and exciting problems within information security.
  • Competitive terms including a collective bonus scheme for all employees.
  • A solid and profitable corporate economy providing resources for development and innovation.
  • For the past six years, mnemonic has been ranked among Norway’s and Europe’s best workplaces by Great Place to Work.


How do I apply?

If you have publications or other works that you think represents your technical skills or ability to communicate in Norwegian or English, please attach or refer to these as well.

Email us at and write “MSS-Backend” in the subject field. Add a text about why you are right for the job, and your CV.


Background check

We use Semac AS for background checks in our recruitment process. It is an advantage if you qualify for a Norwegian security clearance.