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Lead Developer Web (Next.js & React) - Scandic Hotels Group

  • Application Deadline: June 2, 2024
  • Stockholm
  • Hybrid
  • Application Deadline: June 2, 2024
  • Stockholm
  • Hybrid

We are at the starting blocks of building an entirely new web and are looking for a Lead Developer. A bit about the technology: Next.js 14, React, App Router, Serverless hosting, OAuth, headless CMS, GraphQL, API/REST, our own design system and component library with Storybook.

2023 marked another record year with strong results and high momentum in Scandic’s development. We are commercially and financially stronger than ever, and we’re now accelerating the pace to grow the portfolio and excel within digitalization to create even better guest experiences.

About the role:

As our Lead Developer you’ll play a key role in building a new web platform from the ground up. Your main focus will be on frontend development, but your work will span across the entire stack. You and your team will be responsible for ensuring a great user experience, high performance, stability, and security across the web solutions. You’ll have the operational leadership for our awesome web development team and you work with great autonomy.

Our Web & App teams work closely with our API & Integrations team to ensure seamless API integration and optimize data flow and architecture for the best user experience.

  • Writing code and establishing coding standards.
  • Architecting scalable and secure technical solutions.
  • Managing the software development lifecycle from initial concept to full deployment.
  • Providing technical guidance and mentorship to both senior and junior developers.

This role reports to our Tech Lead / Engineering Manager for Web & App and is part of the tech team Customer Journey. We work agile.

Work with great people

Helena Blomberg
Call Centre Manager
"I get great opportunities for development and do it together with lovely colleagues."
Oscar Brehmer
Communication Manager
"At Scandic I can truly be myself. Scandic has a caring culture with competent people who will happily learn from each other."

Skills & Requirements

Who are you?

  • Professional experience with Next.js and React, if you have experience with App Router we will be extra happy.
  • Proficiency in modern web technologies such as GraphQL, REST, and serverless hosting.
  • Knowledge of modern architectural patterns, particularly headless CMS, and experience with performance optimization for high-traffic e-commerce sites.
  • Leadership mindset/skills, promoting a collaborative work environment.
  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field is advantageous.

About Scandic:

Scandic is the largest Nordic hotel operator with a network of about 280 hotels with 58,000 hotel rooms in operation and under development in six countries. Scandic Friends is the biggest loyalty program in the Nordic hotel sector. A lot of things are boiling at Scandic and we’re looking forward to some exciting and eventful years!

Scandic Hotels is highly committed and proactive when it comes to Diversity & Inclusion initiatives. We are also a responsible corporate citizen and actively engaged in sustainability efforts. We have a long legacy of driving sustainability action in the hospitality industry. With around 20 000 team members, over 10 million guests and 4 million meetings a year – we have great power to drive transformation and inspire change at scale, for a better and more sustainable tomorrow.

Our HQ is situated in newly renovated spaces, of course with a wonderful hotel vibe :) right by Hagaparken on Sveavägen 167 in Stockholm. We love to be in the office but are a flexible workplace and offer a hybrid setup that suits our team members. Join in on our warm and inclusive culture and take part in all our different social activities.

How to Apply:

We’re happy to see that you’ve made it this far, we can’t wait to get to know you better!

We welcome applications in either Swedish or English.

We are not able to provide any relocation assistance and will therefore only accept applicants already based in Sweden.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the recruitment may be finalized before the deadline if we find the right candidate.

Due to GDPR, we only accept applications through our website.

We're excited to hear from you soon!

Great Place to Work

  • Professional and personal development

  • Partner discounts

  • Family & Friends discounts

  • Discounts when eating, drinking & staying with us

  • Flexible office working hours

  • Competitive pension scheme

About the company

We know that we reach further when we assent to our differences. At Scandic we want you to be yourself and develop in the direction you want to go, with the foundation of safe conditions and fair agreements. Bring your experiences, engagement and your way of thinking – contribute to a culture where we genuinely care about each other, our guests and our planet. Welcome to Scandic.

Do you share our values?


Visste du att...TOM

TOM...uppmuntrar alla att göra skillnad för miljön och att det var en av våra kollegor inom housekeeping som kom på idén om ”häng-upp-handduken”.

TOM...i Sverige blivit rankad som besöksnäringens mest attraktiva arbetsgivare flera år i rad, i Visitas årliga undersökning.

TOM... bara serverar kaffe som serveras är ekologiskt och Fairtrade eller UTZ-certifierat.

TOM...tack vare vårt stora miljöengagemang, blivit rankad som branschens mest hållbara arbetsgivare elva år i rad, av Sustainable Brand Index.

TOM...under 2014 inledde ett samarbete med organisationen Real Stars, centrerat kring ”Fair Sex”, dvs. arbete mot människo- och sexhandel.

Did you know that...TOM

TOM... Scandic was the first hotel chain to ask our guests to re-use their towels. Today, the hang-up-your-towel concept is standard at hotels around the world.

TOM... More than 4 out of 5 of our hotels are eco-labelled and the proportion is growing all the time.

TOM... we only serve coffee that is ecologic, and FairTrade or UTZ-certified.

TOM...thanks to our engagement in sustainability matters we have been named the most sustainable brand in the hotel industry, eleven years in a row, by Sustainable Brand Index.

Jenny Holmberg | Contact Person

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