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Team Manager - Frontend

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Position description - Purpose of Role

As a Team Manager at nShift, you will be responsible for coordinating the development and testing within the team and across teams when needed with the relevant stakeholders.

The frontend team is responsible for developing the user interfaces for our post production solutions that is used by thousands of enterprise customers daily.

Main Responsibilities

The team manager has overall responsibility for the team. The manager will also make sure the team follow the projects and company best practices and standards.

The area of responsibility includes:

  • HR responsibilities for team members
  • Assist team members and other resources with coordinating the testing and deployment of our products
  • Work closely with the Software architect(s) with regards to both short- and long-term plans for the products
  • Mentor team members and act as a point of technical escalation.
  • Put in place processes for automated testing and automated deploys
  • Make sure the team follow the defined processes around infrastructure as code
  • Make sure we have systems in place that monitor the solutions we have running
  • Should treat every team member professionally without being biased due to personal differences

Task assignment:

  • Match people and tasks based on their skills and their personal preference
  • Work together with managers, members and other tech leads to present realistic estimates for project stakeholders.
  • Work closely with tech leads and sprint planner to coordinate the testing of the products
  • Do troubleshooting when issues arise and/or delegate to other team members to quickly locate the problems. Make sure we can quickly identify, verify fixes and deploy critical fixes to the servers running the software
  • Conduct and coordinate code reviews.
  • Make the necessary arrangements for being able to report on the defined KPI’s given by management

Work with great people

Erik Meyer
Head of Global Presales
"I meet so many interesting people and companies daily in my job. I really enjoy building our ecosystem of partners."
Sofie Johansson
Customer Support Agent
"Our Customer Support is an important part of our strategy; Providing competent and good support gives us satisfied users!"
Terhi Louhelainen
Support & Operations
"I want to find the best solution for the customers and want them to be happy. We have very professional people at work here and I’m proud of that."
Luiza Cristina Vaetus
Customer Reference Manager - Marketing
"Customer's voices and experiences shape our identity and are at the core of our business. I am happy to be the one helping them getting their stories shared."
Razvan Costin Dobre
Software Engineer - Engineering
"A place where you meet great colleagues that support you to become the best version of yourself."
Andreea Dragomirescu
Team Manager - Enterprise Production
"We are building cool tools that help our customers do their job more efficiently"
George Catalin Dumitru
QA Automation Engineer - Post Production
"I am lucky to be a part of the nShift company because it offers me the opportunity to constantly evolve with a team that helps me when I need and appreciates me for the results obtained."
Madalina Florientina Ciucu
Front End Developer
"I find the biggest reward in building features from scratch, surrounded by bright people, our work making an impact to lots of customers."

Skills & Requirements

Required professional qualifications

  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken)
  • Presentation for customers and management might be needed
  • Be able to handle multiple projects and tasks at the same time, in addition to changing priorities based on ongoing projects and escalated tasks
  • A knowledge of the latest front-end technologies and best practices as it relates to designing products
  • Experience with HTML5, JavaScript and CSS
  • Knowledge of REST API’s
  • Minimum 4-5 years relevant experience with UI development
  • Experience with responsive design
  • Experience with CSS frameworks like Bootstrap, etc.
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks and libraries (jQuery, VueJs, ReactJS, AngularJS)

Preferred experience:

  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming
  • Knowledge of TypeScript
  • Experience with LESS/SCSS

Required personality traits and skill set

Personal Profile
As an ambitious leader you should be passionate about management with the desire to develop both the team and yourself further.

Personal characteristics and qualities:
Leadership traits:

  • Ability to engage people behind common goals and create commitment.
  • Good ability to plan strategically and translate strategy into operational activities and initiatives.
  • Good ability to take complex decisions and be accountable, demonstrating leadership courage and taking responsibility while managing risk.
  • Passionate about management with the desire to develop further
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational and analytical skills
  • Proactive and detail oriented
  • Able to understand complex business requirements
  • Strong tolerance for and ability to focus and execute in a changing environment, ability to make things happen.
  • High integrity

Education, experience and skills

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum 2-3 years of management experience.
  • Fluent in English is mandatory (written and spoken)

Meet your Manager
Lars Erik Fjørtoft, Director of Engineering

How long have you worked for nShift?
17 Years

What would your current team members say about your leadership or manager style?
Supportive, innovative and eager to try out new technologies.

What do you love about nShift? ?
The possibility to deliver high quality products that help thousands of customers on a daily basis and the possibilities for professional growth within the company. The company is always willing to invest in both people and technology.

What difference will this role make to nShift if I join?
By joining nShift as an Team Manager for the Frontend team, you will have the opportunity to impact the experience our customers have through the use of our user interfaces. Some of these products are used by tens of thousands of users every day.

About the company

Established in 2021, nShift is the global leading provider of cloud delivery management solutions enabling the frictionless shipment and return of almost 1 billion shipments across 190 countries. nShift’s software is used globally by e-commerce, retail, manufacturing and 3PL shippers. The company is headquartered in London and Oslo. It has over 490 employees across offices in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Romania and Switzerland.

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