A Tenth Revolution Group Company

Ref: Teamlead3/1/24

Backend Team Lead


  • Up to SEK 63,000 SEK
  • Developer Role
  • Skills: Team Lead, Backend, software engineer, developer, Java, Spring, Microservices, Tech Lead, EdTech, Education, Stockholm, Hybrid
  • Level: Mid-level

Job description

Backend Team Lead


Established in 2005, my client now have 50 talented employees, having grown completely organically and in a very stable financial positon, already outpacing their competitors and firmly cementing themselves as the leading Platform for the Education sector in Sweden, used by over 1.5 million students, teachers and parents, across 100+ of the countries Municipalities.

The platform allows you to create and follow up plans, documentation, asssessments and keep track of the curiculum, making for parents & teachers to optimize and streamline their processes and deliver a tailored education for every student in line with their individual needs.

They are in a great position, with exciting plans to continually scale the product in the coming years. The tech team is currently 18 people, broken down into 4 sub teams, Front & back end, Operations and design! They are currently looking to bring in an experience backend team lead!

Based centrally in Stockholm, they have a flexible hybrid model, every other wednesday is required, and it would be great to see you on a weekly basis, but we can be super flexible on that!

These are permanent positions - Swedish speaking is required

Role & Responsibilities
  • As backend team Lead, you will lead a super skilled team of 4 Java engineers. The team is already strong, so no need to do too much coaching or mentoring, but rather you will be the person to lead projects, plan projects, create time estimations, and going forward, be responsible for recruiting to your team, working directly with the VP of engineering in what is a super flat organisation where everyone is encouraged to bring ideas to the table.
  • You will also be hands on with the code, building new features and solutions, as-well as working in close collaboration with the product managers who have a background in education
  • Tech stack: Java, Spring, Hibernate, Docker, Microservices (frontend is Typescript, React, GraphQL)

Skills & Qualifications
  • 5+ Years Java development, with experience of Spring, Hibernate, Docker, Microservices.
  • Experience working across the full Software development lifecycle and having a hand in leading projects or initiatives.
  • Experience with personnel management and leading technical projects
  • Swedish fluency