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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 are, in short, tomorrow's energy company. Now, we are looking for a skilled Platform Tech Lead who shares our ambition and wants to join our Solar revolution! 

Born out of the belief that solar is the most powerful solution to fixing the planet's problems, Svea Solar was founded in a small studio apartment in the suburbs of Stockholm in 2013. Since the beginning, our vision has been to lead the shift to a more sustainable future by offering our customers a smart, beautiful, and accessible solution to renewable energy. That means, in short, a complete ecosystem of products and smart software services to optimize and control the production and consumption of energy. 


At Svea Solar, we are all in for new ideas and ways to embrace future technical demands and opportunities. As Platform Tech Lead, you will be part of an extraordinary scale-up journey, leading and working hands-on coding with a growing team of 7 back-end developers.

Today, we can use the electricity meter and solar production data to make qualified decisions and optimizations. A super stable platform prepared for scaling up big time in users and data, and awesome techy solutions for using all data, is crucial moving forward towards zero-emission and wowing our customers in everyday life. And for all of this, you will play a key role and face some great and exciting challenges on the way.

You will make sure our back-end is well thought through and easy to use, enabling us to go towards full-stack development of bells and whistles, at the same time solid enough to optimize and sell our customers' energy and power.


Some key responsibilities:  

  • Drive the technology and architecture of the core system for power trade and optimization at Svea solar, having growth, scalability, and robustness top of mind
  • You will do that by taking responsibility for the architecture of our microservices and make sure 3rd party integrations are made robust and scalable
  • To get happy users, you have a solid understanding of performance and data integrity. You realize the value of data and making it available and easy to process
  • And of course, you will engage and inspire your team members to grow as we grow  

You will be one of three Tech Leads in our Software department, reporting to our Head of Software Development.

We are growing our software department, and you will make a central part of this journey. You have a strong drive and want to be part of making new things. We are humble with bold and brave ambitions, and being a Tech Lead at Svea Solar, we think you should be too. Join us and change the way we produce and use energy.      


You have a solid understanding of scaling complex software systems and databases storing a huge amount of data.  You are an experienced senior developer, having moved towards leading teams and architecting systems. You have a demonstrated history of taking responsibility for technical solutions and software architecture.   

To be successful in this position, you can break down technical problems for your team members with varying levels of experience and communicate the rationale behind specific solutions or approaches. You appreciate the beauty and challenge in making complex things in a simple and easy style. You enjoy coaching, supporting, and give technical advice, with experience of working according to agile principles.  


We believe you have:      

  • +10 years experience as a software developer     
  • Knowledge in TypeScript and Node.JS     
  • Preferably, an MSc. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics or similar   
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken     


If you are passionate about the environment and want to have a real impact on the future of our planet, look no further.


Read more about Svea Solar:   

We look forward to receiving your application! Selection and interviews take place on an ongoing basis starting in August. If you have any questions regarding the position or the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact 

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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