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Head of Development

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Copenhagen, Denmark

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Full-time

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Are you an experienced and commercially oriented developer who can lead our Engineering and R&D efforts through our scale-up phase and thereby help propel ag analytics further on its journey? Do you aspire to grow into a CTO role and grow our Engineering team? If you answered yes to these questions, then you might be the Head of Development we are looking for.

ag analytics A/S is a leading auto-tech company based in Copenhagen, Denmark. We specialise in marketing automation and customer satisfaction for the automotive industry. Our product, Autoflows, is used by more than 1000 car dealers across Europe.

Our team is rapidly growing, and we are now looking for a passionate Head of Development. The Head of Development is expected to be a dedicated, decisive, and analytical developer with management experience in SaaS, who will take over and further develop our Engineering team, consisting of 7 employees in Copenhagen.

What you will do

  • Optimise our technical setup and architecture and evaluate new trends and technologies to improve our products.
  • Implement and follow best practices for code quality, testing, security, and performance.
  • Provide sparring and guidance to the Engineering team.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software solutions that meet the business and user needs.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with stakeholders to define project requirements, scope, and timelines.
  • Improve the development process to be efficient, agile, transparent and predictable to the rest of the organisation.
  • Facilitate regular communication with stakeholders, keeping them informed of project progress and potential roadblocks.
  • Conduct risk assessments and develop mitigation plans to address potential issues.
  • Track project progress, identify and resolve challenges, and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Monitor project quality and ensure deliverables meet all functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Lead and motivate project teams, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends and best practices, as well as project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in project management within a software development environment.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering projects on time, within budget, and to high quality standards.
  • Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • In-depth knowledge of project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum).
  • Experience working in a Java and Python development environments (a plus).
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, manage workloads, and meet deadlines effectively.
  • Proficient in project management tools (e.g., Jira, Asana, Trello).
  • Proven experience as a Senior Java or C# developer with a strong track record of delivering high-quality software solutions.
  • Experience using Git and Git workflows for source control management.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.

Ideally, you also…

  • Have experience with PostgreSQL, KeyCloak, Apache Ignite and Containers.
  • Have previous experience with metadata driven architectures.
  • Feel at home in a Linux production environment.

What we offer

  • A chance to make a real impact in the automotive industry.
  • An opportunity to grow your skills and career in a fast-paced environment.
  • A fun and supportive team culture.
  • An informal and relaxed team atmosphere with team events, breakfasts and Friday bars.
  • A free lunch with your colleagues, every day.
  • Free office snacks.

You will work from our Copenhagen office, located by Højbro Plads in the tech start-up community Matrikel 1.

About our interview process

  • Online or face-to-face introduction to ag analytics and you (30 minutes).
  • Case-based interview with team members and CEO (1 hour).
  • Closing talk with CEO including compensation, starting date, and all other practical details (30 minutes).

About ag analytics

ag analytics is a leading auto-tech company based in Copenhagen, Denmark, specialised in marketing automation and customer satisfaction for the automotive industry.

We are an international team of 30 employees – passionate about predictive data analytics and highly focused on delivering best-in-class solutions to our customers while learning and developing at the same time.

Earlier this year, we partnered with Monterro, the leading B2B software investor in the Nordics, who has become our majority owner. With Monterro’s operational, technical, and strategic expertise, we will be able to scale our product development and international growth, and deliver even more value to our customers.

You can read more about us at www.aganalytics.dk.

Contact

If you have questions about this role, please reach out to:

CEO Nicholas Malcolm, Phone: +45 3099 1421, email: nm@aganalytics.dk

How to apply

If this sounds like your dream job, don’t hesitate to apply with your CV. The deadline to apply is 28 June 2024 but we will interview on an ongoing basis, so please apply as soon as possible.

We can’t wait to hear from you!