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Tech Lead - Omni

Are you a senior software engineer passionate about creating impactful solutions? Join Omni’s Brand Team as our Tech Lead! Work with diverse technologies like AI tools, Next.js, Kubernetes, Swift, Kotlin and more to shape the future of our products.

At Omni, every idea counts. We thrive in a collaborative, non-hierarchical culture and offer a hybrid work environment with time for personal projects. Be part of a diverse, international team that values innovation and teamwork. This is an operational role with no formal staff responsibilities, allowing you to focus on technical leadership and hands-on development.

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Your mission:

  • Chart the course: Lead in technical decisions, take overall responsibility for our technical architecture, and ensure everyone is on the same page.

  • Raise the bar: By introducing new technologies and methods, you enhance the efficiency and quality of our work.

  • Share knowledge: Be a patient mentor who actively helps the team grow and improves code quality through constructive feedback and advice.

  • Solve problems: Proactively identify and manage technical risks, ensuring we stay ahead.

  • Take responsibility: In close collaboration with the Product Manager and UX Lead, ensure our projects are delivered on time and with high quality.

  • See the big picture: Keep an eye on the current architecture and think ahead to ensure our solutions are robust, scalable, and sustainable over time.

Who you are:

  • A communication star: You can easily explain complex technical concepts both in writing and verbally so that both other programmers and less technically savvy individuals understand.

  • A problem solver: You actively participate in the initiation of new projects and initiatives. You understand business needs and can translate them into technical solutions that the team then brings to life together.

  • Flexible and humble: You are open to new ideas and ready to dive into coding and code reviews when needed.

  • Experienced: You have a solid background in software development and a passion for sharing your knowledge.

  • Interested in media: If you have experience in news services or media and perhaps even use Omni or Omni Ekonomi yourself, we see that as a big plus.

A Sneak-peak of our Tech Stack:

  • DevOps techniques and infrastructure as code: e.g., Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, and AWS.

  • Web development: JavaScript/TypeScript-based front-end, e.g., React.js/Next.js, and CSS (LESS/SaSS/BEM).

  • Node/JS-based back-end development: e.g., Next.js, Express, PostgreSQL, RDS, SNS/SQS, Redis.

  • App development for both iOS and Android: e.g., Swift, Kotlin, Jetpack Compose, Swift UI, UI kit.

What we can offer:

  • An entrepreneurial spirit that creates a developing and stimulating work environment, where everyone’s contributions, knowledge, and ideas are equally valued.

  • 45 colleagues who enjoy collaborating across journalism, business and product development. We simply enjoy working together, and it shows in our results.

  • 10% of working time is allocated to personal projects/skill development, which you manage yourself.

  • A “team first” hybrid workplace with a centrally located modern office space at Kungsbrohuset, Stockholm.

  • A close-knit but distributed team located in Stockholm, Oslo, Gdansk, Warsaw, and Ullared that travel to meet up a couple of times per year.

Due to summer holidays - your application will be processed after the summer.

About the company

Omni has been live on the Swedish media market since 2013 and is operated as a separate company within the Schibsted group. Today, Omni is one of Sweden's largest news services and offers readers a unique way to experience news. In 2017, Omni’s sister site Omni Ekonomi was launched, targeting Sweden's economy readers and redefining the business media landscape.

Omni has been awarded numerous accolades, including Europe’s best mobile news service (Wanifra Digital Media Award) and Sweden's best news service of the year (Mobilgalan).

Omni is both an editorial and technical innovation, with mobile as the primary platform. All development is done together with readers, and at Omni, product, tech, editorial, and sales work in close collaboration. Just as Omni continually seeks new editorial and technical solutions for readers, we put the same innovative effort into creating solutions for advertisers.

Learn more about Omni at https://om.omni.se/

Emil Rising | Contact Person

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