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Technical Lead - Commerce Solutions

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Technical Lead - Commerce Solutions

Hi there. We are currently looking for a Technical Lead to join our team. 

If you are reading this, you probably already know that Polestar is an electric performance car brand. We work hard to create a unique experience for the customer, owner and driver. The thrill of driving the car, the digital experience of buying, owning and controlling a Polestar require us to push the limits of technology and software development. Sustainability has been there from the beginning and we have set a moonshot goal for climate-neutral cars in 2030. There is an ocean of opportunities in this for talented IT professionals who wants to dive in and make a difference.

About the Digital Commerce Domain

The Digital Commerce Solutions Domain within the Digital Department is responsible for the delivery of D2C digital solutions to be consumed by the different customer journeys for both Retail and Fleet customers. The domain leverages a best-of-breed of technology, combining bespoke solutions with commercial technologies. The domain plays a critical role in enabling Polestar's direct-to-consumer/company model at scale and constantly evolving into future business models.

About the role 

The Technical Lead is responsible for execution of deliverables and roadmap for our digital products and platform. The Tech Lead is also translating business objectives set by Digital Lead and Digital Product Manager into technical deliverables and features, as such, the TL is an executor and the visionary force behind the technical solution, working closely with Solution Architects, Software Engineers, UX/UI Designers and Quality Assurance/Testers to deliver new or updated digital products. 

What you will do

  • Be responsible for daily execution and planning within the digital team, including; coordinating and delegating the team's responsibilities (requirements, architecture, deliveries, quality etc.) and working proactively with removing obstacles to team deliverables
  • Be responsible for highlighting resource needs to the Digital Lead (e.g., recruitment needs)
  • Setting the Digital Product's technical direction with the business vision and objectives in collaboration with the Solution Architect and aligning this with the Digital Lead
  • Mentoring and coaching for the Digital team members, partially by being hands-on and engage in the development of the digital service
  • Thought partner for the Digital Lead in feature creation and acceptance criteria, and communicate trade-offs effectively with various competence groups (Service Designers, UX/UI Designers, Software Engineers, etc.)
  • Supporting the team in problem-solving, balancing priorities, and clarifying trade-offs
  • Establish/organize your team's development process, including elements such as releases, product demos, end-user training, and workshops

Who you are 

  • Seasoned developer or technical lead with deep insight into newest technologies and trends, as well as relevant programming experience (.NET core and node.js preferable) 
  • Seen as an expert within the technical components of Digital products and customer journeys 
  • Can make architecture decisions at a team and Digital product level 
  • Experience in developing and scaling high-quality eCommerce tech platforms in cross-functional Digital product teams 
  • Deep tech knowledge around platform architecture, front-end and back-end frameworks and cloud and experience in coaching teams 
  • Experience in agile ways of working is a plus, as well as strong skills of managing technical priorities within the backlog 

Personal Qualities 

  • High energy and passionate individual who inspires teammates to reach their maximum potential 
  • Excited about trying new solutions outside standard approved 
  • Embraces a culture of trust, free thought complete transparency 
  • Brave and rebellious, willing to challenge status quo 

Polestar - the guiding star

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in by catalyzing the change to sustainable mobility. We are a global team of highly talented individuals who share a passion to change the world. We challenge conventions and we challenge ourselves for the purpose of innovation. We believe innovation is a team effort and that just like each component is critical to the performance of our cars each person working at Polestar is as important to the team and its performance. We work in close collaboration across empowered global teams that don’t settle for anything less than excellence.

At Polestar, the sky is the limit.

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

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