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Engineering Team Lead

Remote, Hybrid
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Stockholm / Remote Sweden, Sweden
  • Turku, Finland
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Madrid, Spain
+4 more

Job description

The position

We are looking for an experienced Team Lead to help lead one of our software engineering teams. The team has a focus on our Nordic markets and collaborates closely with colleagues in Sweden, Finland and Norway. The Nordics is Sympower’s most important market area and we have plenty of plans for further expansion in this region, both geographically and capability-wise. Of course, we are also continuously improving our architecture and technology stack to enable this growth. Get to know our Software Engineering team in this video!

Let's build the future of energy systems together!

What is in it for you

We are committed to creating an inclusive and values-based culture where everyone feels that they belong and where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work.

We offer a market competitive compensation package, including but not limited to:

  • 30 Days Paid Holiday Leave

  • 1 Day Paid Wellness Leave

  • 1 Day Paid Birthday Leave

  • Paid Maternity and Partner Leave

  • Pawternity Leave

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

  • Remote Office Budget

  • Internet Allowance

  • Development Plan & Budget

  • Stock Appreciation Rights

  • 2 Days Paid Volunteer Leave

Learn about all of our benefits on our careers page.

What you will do

  • Support a team of 4-6 engineers on their daily tasks

  • Collaborate closely with the Product Manager so the team can make progress on the roadmap

  • Motivate the team to perform & provide recognition for their accomplishments

  • Participate in recruitment and hiring (assessing candidate profiles and conducting interviews)

  • Organise effective onboarding of new team members (in collaboration with the People Team)

  • Conduct coaching conversations about development and performance with team members.

  • Organise training plans for team members according to their individual needs

  • Create a pleasant working environment that inspires the team

  • Flag any issues and proactively discuss resolution in order to keep employees engaged and to retain internal talent

  • Collaborate with other Team Leads and Engineering Managers on department-wide improvements

  • Contribute as an engineer. Being hands-on will not be the highest priority for this role, but it is present.

Job requirements

What you will need

  • Tech Skills:
    • Strong understanding of good engineering practices

    • Proficiency in building reliable, highly available and scalable applications

    • Good understanding of CI/CD. Advocating for going live continuously with small batches

    • Deep knowledge of testing methodologies

    • Experience with establishing monitoring and proper observability

  • Soft Skills:
    • Great collaboration skills

    • Fluent in English, both written and verbal

    • Ability to motivate and support people

    • Knowledge of how to coach people

    • Knowledge of modern management and software development methodologies

    • Ability to think on a strategic level and challenge the team to do the same

    • Ability to set goals and help people reach them

    • Experience with building environments where people are eager to give and receive constructive feedback

Who we are

Sympower is accelerating the global transition towards ‘net-zero’ by helping to build smarter, cleaner renewable energy systems. Using our proprietary software platform, we help balance the supply and demand of electricity across international energy networks.

We help businesses, grid operators, asset owners and other energy stakeholders around the world reduce their carbon emissions, integrate more distributed renewable energy resources, and generate new revenue streams by participating in demand-side response services.

Learn more about us in this video!

In 2022, Sympower became a certified B Corp, which shows the company is meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency across 5 impact areas: governance, workers, community, environment, and customers.

Sympower is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members!

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