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Engineering Manager (NWT)

ABOUT THE PRODUCT

NWT Media is one of the largest media companies in Sweden, with 16 newspapers including print, site and apps. Every week we serve local news 24/7 to around 700 000 unique visitors.

We work with a modern technology stack based on JavaScript and TypeScript with the use of React, Next.js, and Node.js.

The development department in Karlstad, Sweden includes 8 people: software developers, UX-designer and technical product owners. They work hand in hand with our 5-person team in Gdańsk , focused on developing the news presentation platform. Its purpose is to publish news for websites accessed by both mobile and desktop consumers. The entire team continuously updates the platform with new features and functionalities. As this is an in-house product , we have the comfort of full control of all stages of the software development process and life cycle.

Our main business goal is to increase digital revenues through subscriptions and ads. We also have the ambition to attract more younger readers and to build an overall larger and more loyal digital reader base.

In 2023 we are taking the next step in our long-term roadmap by focusing on personalization and an algorithmic approach around news presentation.

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • You will be leading the Gdańsk team , working together with your colleagues in Karlstad on the development and maintenance of the news presentation platform and newspaper websites

  • While your efforts will be focused on technological outcomes , you will spend some of your time developing and guiding people. Whether the project and team are successful will also depend on your attitude and actions

  • You will be developing and maintaining web-based software solutions using JavaScript and Typescript with Node.js backend in an AWS environment

  • You will work with React.js and Next.js frameworks

  • You will be supporting the collaborative product design process

  • You will have an impact on product performance and future technology choices

  • You will be helping to control personal career goals, assess progress and outcome

  • You will collaborate across the company as a member of the Managers Community

  • You will help nurture collaboration between Schibsted Tech Polska and NWT Media

ABOUT YOU

  • Proficient software engineer with experience and passion for leading people

  • Proactive manager with a positive mindset, who enables the team to achieve their goals through participative leadership and removing roadblocks

  • Very good knowledge of backend development in Node.js using JavaScript and TypeScript

  • Great knowledge of frontend development in React.js and Next.js

  • Experience working with AWS

  • Expertise in distributed team operations

  • Natural networker who builds and maintains relationships with stakeholders

Great Place to Work

  • Social benefits (multisport, health care etc)

  • Individual training budgets

  • In-house English lessons

  • Flexible working hours

  • Relocation package

  • 4 additional vacation days

  • 2 additional weeks of paternal leave

  • Modern tools and needed equipment

  • Ergonomic workplace

About the company

Schibsted Tech Polska is a programming hub, creating mobile & web applications for the best Scandinavian start-ups & media companies. With more than 200 employees combined in Kraków & Gdańsk, we're focused on developing news, marketplaces web & online applications, as well as helping Scandinavian startups to improve their business.

We're a Scandinavian company in mind - with a flat structure, modern technology stack and a mutual trust as a pillar of our great atmosphere.


Anna Gruca | Contact Person

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Schibsted Tech Polska

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