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Team Leader & Product Owner (Stockholm)

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Wiraya is one of Sweden’s fastest growing marketing tech SaaS companies, and we are looking to add a new member to lead our engineering team. Our platform is based on AWS and Machine Learning technologies.

The Engineering Team together with the Product Managers form the Product Development function of Wiraya. The success of the collaboration between the engineers and the product managers is tightly linked to the success of the whole company. In your role as a Team Lead & Product Owner, you will lead the work from the Engineering side and as such be the link between product managers and engineers.

You will manage a team of highly skilled senior developers and data scientists, with full responsibility for the team and the success thereof. Currently, you will have seven direct reports. The team is cross-functional and currently, work using the Kanban methodology.

We believe that your creative yet organized mindset is key to our success. You will be responsible for what we build and when we build it in order to deliver the highest possible customer value.

Your responsibilities?

  • Own and prioritize the development backlog based on input from product managers
  • Passionately evangelize to the tech team and provide needed context
  • Own and further develop our agile product development process
  • Lead design and development break-down meetings, and groom the backlog
  • Manage a team of highly skilled developers and data scientists
  • Develop and report on Key Performance Indicators for product development progress
  • Engage in building the engineering culture

Work with great people

Charlotte Banning
Head of Marketing
"I'm proud that our clients are our best marketers!"
Sam Madden
Commercial Director UK
"Wiraya is a refreshing company to work for, they care about their employees and customers. If you are looking for a fast paced, exciting technology start up, then look no further."
Erik Kurin
Product Manager
"I love working in an organisation where you can have an idea in the morning, deploy it after lunch and watch the experiment unfold during the evening. Great people are the enablers."
Kristoffer Sjöberg
Senior Product Specialist
"A challenge is in store every day, from making it scale to adapting to new requirements posed by the market or our suppliers."

Skills & Requirements

  • You have previous experience leading a development team either as a Scrum Master or Product Owner or similar
  • You have probably worked as a developer or software architect, nevertheless, you have a very strong technical foundation speak APIs fluently
  • You are generally good with people and enjoy coaching the team to increase the overall performance
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and you are fluent in English

As a person...

  • You have a growth mindset
  • You are driven and willing to take responsibility
  • You are not afraid to learn new methodologies and try out new ways of working
  • You are a team player but you can also create great value on your own
  • You enjoy working in a high-paced scale-up environment

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible working hours

  • Your preferred computer/phone

  • Unlimited career opportunities (growing fast)

  • Customers that love us and our solutions

  • Brand new office at Stureplan - Stockholm

  • A product that generates profits for our clients

  • Ability to grow with us internationally

  • Possibility to influence our development

  • Work with other top talents

About the company

Mobile Customer Activation

Wiraya is a Managed Mobile Customer Activation software that uses data and artificial intelligence to automatically generate the optimum blend of voice, text and mobile messaging to inspire action from businesses' customers.

Wiraya generates exactly the right message, to the right people, at the right time, through mobile channels.

It's used whenever you need your customers to do, know, update, start, stop, change or buy something.

We call it Mobile Customer Activation, and it's already helping Europe's leading brands to onboard their customers, increase customer lifetime value, reduce churn and win their customers back.

Why work at Wiraya?

  • We are a rapidly growing Marketing Tech company that has several of Northern Europe's largest brands as satisfied customers.
  • Our product is an innovative solution based on proven technology. We are first on what we do and therefore shape the market.
  • We are a team of highly experienced employees with a lot of drive. The team has a prior history of success and a passion for fast growth.
  • In 2017, Wiraya had 47 millions SEK in revenue and a growth exceeding 45%. We increased our workforce to 45 people, and have offices in Stockholm and London.
  • The business model is extremely attractive with high scalability.
  • We are currently focusing on the Swedish and British markets and are in a phase of further international expansion.

2012Wiraya was awarded a distinction in the Rising Stars as number two of the fastest growing companies in Sweden following a growth of 642% (2009-2011).

2013A year with continued strong growth and new major projects delivered, all with proven very positive effects on the bottom line for our clients.

2014Nominated for the marketing award 'The Golden Key' together with agency Gadd and our client If. Rated as Sweden's eighth fastest growing technology companies in accordance to Fast 50 (Deloitte). Wiraya shows profitability despite the rapid growth rate.

2015The owners choose to invest capital to further accelerate development, and we grow from 10 to 22 talented employees and again increases the growth rate. We recruit top talents with backgrounds from iZettle, Salesforce, Groupon and Episerver.

2016Brand new office in Hitechbuilding at the heart of Stockholm to host the rapidly growing fantastic Wiraya-team. Expanding to United Kingdom and opens an office in London.

2016Growth rate exceeds 80% during 2016 which means we're one of the fastest growing tech companies in Europe. We're now nearly 40 employees.

2017Introducing artificial intelligence in our product increasing our customers' conversion rates even further. We continue to grow. One of the 50 fastest growing tech companies in Sweden according to Deloitte, with a turnover of 47 MSEK and 45 employees.

2018European Commission awards Wiraya €2 million to stimulate artificial intelligence innovation in Europe. The ever growing Wiraya team moves into our new office at Stureplan.

Tom Stenius | Hiring Manager

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