I’m Jacob I have been working on Svea Solar since 2019. When I am not spending time programming, I put a lot of time in sports and outdoor activities where I currently spend most time in mastering calisthenics.
Tell us about your role
My role at Svea Solar is basically to put design into code and to do integrations against our backend and make sure the app runs smoothly.
How does your team look like?
In the app team we are a mix of people from different cultures and locations. We are in different places in the world with the same mindset that we want to use our skillset to save mother earth. The team is mixed by people that has grown together with the company since the software department started and senior developers that joined us on the way. The skill exchange is massive, and we are just getting stronger!
How is to work at Svea Solar?
By working for Svea Solar you get a lot of responsibility where you can use your talent to build cool products together with great people. The company is offering us to work remotely from any place where you feel most comfortable which for me is of high value!
What’s the biggest challenge for your team?
Technologies change all the time and one of our biggest challenges is to keep up with implementing the most up to date technologies. By deep diving into choosing and implementing the technologies in our app that have the greatest impact for our users.
What problems do you get the chance to solve in your work?
Technically taking the problems we solved are mainly implemented in features(functionalities) that make a better integration between the products we sale and the app. From consumption/production data reading to tips on how to make your system the most efficient. We have solved many problems concerning how we show energy data in the best user friendly and interactive way with a beautiful user interface.
Why did you choose to join Svea Solar?
Outside of my working hours I love to spend my time doing outdoors activities like mountaineering, climbing, hiking etc and since a few years back the climate question has been a major one in the world. I was feeling that I wanted to use my skillset to do something good for the mother earth. Also, with the knowledge that I would be able to work with the latest technologies didn’t make it hard.