VP of Engineering

VP of Engineering

Job Title: VP of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Göteborg
Salary: 55000 SEK per month
Start Date: ASAP - according to notice period
Reference: RH-VP-SWEDEN
Contact Name: Rachael Hedgecock
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 10, 2018 10:48

Job Description

The Client

This client is a fin-tech company based in Gothenburg, Sweden and they are looking for a VP of Engineering to help manage their ever-growing team. They are culturally diverse, extremely open minded as a company and forward thinking in the way they run things. With an incredible culture, the team are more like a family than a business, so they need a VP of Engineering who is ready to embrace this and become one of the family. They are building a data platform to help their customers to manage their finances more effectively with some extremely innovative technology. They care about their customers and they care about you! They have perks and benefits to cater for all members of the team and spend a lot of their effort on keeping their offices an enjoyable place to work while being creative and dynamic. You’ll be running to work on a Monday morning if you join this team!


The Role

·         Motivate and drive the team in the right direction

·         Work closely with the CTO in architecture and building the technical roadmap

·         Responsible for hiring needs, interviews, code reviews, live pair programming and decision making

·         Have a crucial part in making both technical and strategic decisions

·         Represent the company strategy and product strategy

·         Responsible for coaching and training of your teams and making sure everybody is having fun

·         Hold 121’s with your team, performance reviews, lay out employee expectations, salary negotiations


Culture is a huge thing for this client, you need to:

·         Be enthusiastic and passionate about technology

·         Genuinely care about people and wanting to help them do better

·         Love being a team player

·         Able to communicate well and listen to people

·         Be inspiring to your team

·         Have an innovative and creative mind


Skills & experience

·         Experience managing teams

·         People management skills

·         Experience with interviewing and hiring new team members

·         Experience building large and scalable products

·         Previous Scala coding experience


If this role appeals to you and you’d like to find out more about the company and how you can be a part of the team, then apply now!