Head of Software Development

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Svea Solar is one of the biggest solar energy companies in Europe and we are on a mission to lead the global powershift to sustainable living. We do this by offering our customers a smart, beautiful and accessible solution to renewable energy.  

The greentech industry is booming and we are in a heavy growth- and expansion phase where we are looking for sharp minds to build and shape the future of the energy industry with world class solutions and services. We are now looking for a skilled Head of Software Development who shares our ambition to join us on this journey.  

We offer a complete ecosystem of products with solar, batteries, charging boxes and electricity contracts to optimize households' and society's production and consumption of energy, and give individuals the opportunity to have control over their own energy. And! - it´s our smart software services that makes this possible. 


ABOUT THE ROLE 

As a Head of Software Development you will lead, expand and establish our development team to make sure we have the right competence and technical solutions for what's in front of us. With a great understanding of scalability, you will set the architecture and technical direction for our software and be a key player in our expansion worldwide.  

You are responsible for the development team's delivery and products, and report directly to our CTO. By promoting collaboration between different teams and departments you are expected to continuously actuate improvements in terms of productivity and quality.  

In your leadership, you have an important job ahead of you to inspire and lead your team members to meet our company's goals and objectives. Our current development department consists of 12 developers divided into three teams, for whom you will have the full personnel responsibility.  

Our tech stack: 

  • TypeScript  
  • Node.JS  
  • Kubernetes  
  • React Native  
  • React  
  • Gatsby 
  • Sanity  
  • GraphQL  


WHO YOU ARE 

We believe you have a solid experience of scaling complex software systems, both in users and functionality, and that you are comfortable with full-stack development.

Throughout your career you have gotten used to defining architecture and tactical plans which can be collaboratively carried out by the team. You create technical solutions from a business and customer point of view, and have implemented improvements to products, services and processes in the past.

You have a track record of leading, developing and building software development teams in growth. Through your leadership, you create structure and direction for the team, and engage your employees.  As an excellent communicator you have the ability to discuss visions and obstacles of different IT solutions regardless of recipients. 

To be successful in this position, you have: 

  • +10 years of hands-on software development and experience from large-scale, complex systems 
  • Knowledge in Node.JS and TypeScript 
  • Documented experience as a leader in growth 
  • Experience in having personnel responsibility 


WHAT WE OFFER 

You can expect a young and innovative work environment where everyone works together towards a common goal - to reach a sustainable society. A kind and humble fellowship runs through the entire organization.  

 

Read more about Svea Solar: https://sveasolar.com/se/ 

We look forward to receiving your application! Selection and interviews take place on an ongoing basis. If you have any questions regarding the position or the recruitment process you are welcome to contact maja.tan@sveasolar.com 

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

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