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  • Lead Software Developer Copenhagen
  • Svitzer in Copenhagen, , Denmark
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

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Lead Software Developer

Do you have experience with developing software products? Are you passionate about building robust, modern, and cloud products, optimising and contributing with cutting-edge technologies? Do you thrive with opportunities to bring products to life that have strategically impact? Perhaps you are our new Lead Software Developer colleague!

You will report to Rashed Nakkache, Head of Architecture & Development in Svitzer Technology, who expresses the following: "You will join awesome and energetic colleagues. We don't hesitate to use the latest and modern tech, and in this role, you will grow and learn new skills too. You will have freedom to shine in what you do best, and what is important, is to maintain a good and fun atmosphere while solving interesting problems".

We are based in Nordhavn, Copenhagen, and Svitzer is a leading Global Towage Operator. We have 430 tugboats around the world and 4,400 colleagues, to deliver sustainable marine solutions making... ports and terminals safer, more efficient and climate friendly. The latter is a high strategical priority. All in all, apart from our core business, an example of what we aim for is our Svitzer Transverse Tug: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPdhKsJu3fk (time to watch: 1 minute and 55 seconds).

More about the Role

As Lead Software Developer in Svitzer, you will play a pivotal role in leading the day-to-day development of a strategic product to deliver its outcome i.e., being reliable, scalable, and effective. You will work in a team of a Product Owner, a Scrum Master, a UX Designer, Full-Stack Developers, Data Scientists, Data Engineers, and a Software Engineer. Part of the team is based in Portugal, Poland, some in Poland and your closest colleagues are based in Copenhagen.

You will get an opportunity to lead our setup with regard to software product development and shape this further together with the team. As a hands-on Lead, you will more specifically guide a team of software developers, actively contributing to the product's success. Your expertise in React.JS and C# .NET will be instrumental in designing and developing a high-performance, robust, and scalable solution.

Also, you might be coding yourself, conduct code reviews of components being created, and drive the team towards best development practices. You will oversee the product development, ensuring and managing day-to-day progress as your team tackles their assigned tasks.

Key responsibilities
• Implement and lead the team practices to deliver a high-quality product efficiently, using Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines from code commit to production deployment.
• Establish & enforce coding standards, version control, and release pipelines using Azure DevOps.
• Adopt optimal design and software development practices to improve productivity and quality.
• Maintain product technical documentation, architectural design, flow diagrams, documenting technical implementation approaches, and ensuring product technical wiki are up to date.
• Drive initiatives to enhance efficiency, minimise technical debt, and keep our product at the forefront of technology.
• Advising on critical decisions and prioritising stories concerning technical debt or technical enablers for product features and backlog.
• Participate and contribute to the product sprint planning and prioritisation backlog.

We are looking for

Someone who enjoys working with software product development in the sweet spot between Technology and Business, driven by a vision to create business value and better outcomes via technology. You understand modern technologies and want to enable our company's green agenda and create differentiation through software product development. You take ownership of your area of responsibility and want to contribute to transforming and improving the way we work.

A combination of being able to communicate clearly, a technical background and analytical thinking, makes you good at presenting ideas, doing research to learn modern technologies, inspiring creativity in technical solutions, and communicating the technical aspects of the product.

The ideal candidate can tick of all or some of the below
• Must hold a valid Danish residence and work permit (this is a prerequisite).
• Must be fluent in oral and written English, as this is our corporate language.
• Have a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
• Have at least two years of experience as a Lead Software Developer, Engineer OR at least five years of experience as a Software Developer or Engineer.
• A champion in developing REACT, REACT Frameworks, JS, and C# .NET.
• Have solid experience working with Azure DevOps (git), CI/CD, and pipelines and understand the use and potential of BICEP.
• Proficiency in developing on Azure PaaS (Functions, Cosmos DB, App Service, etc.)
• Experience working with data, specifically Azure CosmosdB.
• Experience with designing, orchestration, and API implementation.
• Knowledge of code/scanning tools, for example, Sonar Cloud, is a significant advantage.
• An agile development- and collaborative mindset, primed to adapt and lead in ever-evolving environments.
• Excellent communication skills, translating technical details into understandable insights for non-technical stakeholders.
• Approachable and enjoy working in a distributed team.

Questions and application deadline

If you have any questions related to the role, please reach out to Rashed Nakkache, Head of Architecture & Development. Application deadline is 31 May 2024 but applications will be reviewed continuously.

We Offer

In Svitzer headquarters, we have a lean and flat structure where you will interact with Senior Stakeholders weekly. We enjoy leading with care, learning from each other and challenging status quo. We have an international environment with a professional, engaged, dedicated, yet relaxed atmosphere where we value diversity and flexibility. We cherish and believe that there needs to be time for a life outside work. Also, we welcome colleagues who proactively seek opportunities for development by participating in cross-collaboration, a project, or other opportunities that may arise.

We have a nice canteen, the usual coffee machine and fruit arrangement. In addition, we have a fitness centre, "in-office" workouts and arranged workouts every Tuesday and Thursday. We have occasional social activities, the possibility of getting a massage and other nice perks. Most notably, professional, fun, and caring colleagues.

Building a Diverse Workplace

In Svitzer we value the diversity of our talent and will always strive to recruit the best person for the job - we value diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to gender, age, nationality, race, sexual orientation, disability, or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams.

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that members from some under-represented groups are less likely to apply for jobs if they don't meet every single qualification. At Svitzer we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles, and we are excited about hearing from you!

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