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Team Leader (with Java/Scala background)

  • Kraków

We are looking for a Team Leader to oversee Advertising API team that underpins advertising products accounting for around 150 million Euros in revenue. Advertising Solutions is a relatively new area in Media organisation which houses engineering teams for our back-office systems used by various sales organisations at Schibsted.

The area will see a lot of changes and active development going forward as we must support continuous changes in our advertising setup and ecosystem. Additionally there is a need to review our tooling and architecture as we evolve the advertising offering to our markets. We might combine existing systems, establish new teams while expanding into new areas and user groups.

Skills & Requirements

  • To succeed we need solid technical leadership and an individual that wants to build and evolve an engineering organisation, its leaders and their teams.
  • You must be comfortable and experienced in being responsible for business critical systems and interacting with their stakeholders.
  • You will be off to a flying start to assess the current systems landscape together with existing teams, knowledge transfer from the current team in London while also be hands-on in technical decisions around features and ongoing development work.
  • You will need to either be proficient in Scala or be willing to extend your existing knowledge of other JVM based languages; you will also need to understand and/or be willing to learn functional programming principles.
  • There are architectural decisions that have to be made and open positions to fill through a combination of external and internal hires. You will travel to London, Oslo, Stockholm and possibly other locations to meet with other engineering teams, stakeholders and your product peers.
  • You will need to decide on how to organise engineering, form a leadership team and ensure that strong technical leadership is in place for day to day development.

Great Place to Work

  • Social benefits (multisport, health care etc)

  • Individual training budgets

  • Yearly bonus depending on performance

  • In-house English lessons

  • Flexible working hours

  • Relocation package

  • 4 additional vacation days

  • 2 additional weeks of paternal leave

  • Modern tools and needed equipment

About the company

Schibsted Tech Polska is a programming hub, creating mobile & web applications for the best Scandinavian start-ups & media companies. With almost 170 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.

Anastasiya Shelepava | Hiring Manager

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