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At Airmee, we're working hard to create the best delivery experience in the world and optimise logistics to make it more efficient and environmentally sustainable. Our technology is at the heart of what we do, powering thousands of deliveries each day.

Airmee is one of Europe’s fastest growing logistics startups transforming last-mile delivery, backed by some of Sweden’s biggest investors and entrepreneurs. We help e-commerce by leveraging machine learning and powerful proprietary research-based technology to provide convenient and fast e-commerce deliveries same day or as fast as within the hour.

As the VP Engineering at Airmee, you will build and scale a world-class product engineering team of 20 engineers that is growing quickly each month as we expand with new services and internationally.

If you enjoy working in an entrepreneurial and rapidly-evolving environment, this role is for you.


About the role

This is a unique opportunity to have a central role at one of Europe’s fastest growing tech companies, making a wide impact on people’s everyday lives and disrupting one of the largest industries in the world. It is a role for you if you are interested in building a world-class next-generation tech team working with state-of-the-art technology. The role is also for someone that thrives in an ever-changing fast-paced environment where leadership is hands-on, and tasks can range from code reviews to setting product and development strategies.

Since we’re at the intersection of technology and the physical world, the stakes are higher. A whole new class of problems emerge as thousands of parcels and couriers are in motion every day. Problems that affect millions of people across our markets, and serve as opportunities to improve our services to make them as seamless as possible. Combined with exponential growth and the continuous launch of innovative services and features, the role therefore requires deep technical expertise and strong leadership skills.

It is a role that will work closely with the business and operations side of the company to create alignment with the engineers. A business mind-set is therefore crucial for the role. You cannot be a stranger to operating in fast-moving environments. Airmee’s high performance bar requires that you are self-motivated and target driven.

At Airmee, People primarily grow by working on challenging and innovative projects. As a leader, it is your job to empower them to do so and help solve any obstacles along the way.

A successful candidate will be highly analytical, resourceful, customer-focused, team-oriented, and have a natural ability to lead under time constraints to meet deadlines. We work on many products simultaneously, and a start-up mindset will be beneficial.


So what will you do?

  • Build a world-class tech team and be able to attract and retain talent. Our team is distributed across the world.

  • Deep dive leadership: able to understand our technical infrastructure in depth and evaluate engineers

  • Strategize and influence the product vision and roadmap in collaboration with the business and operations team

  • Collaborate with product, data science, engineering, business and operations teams to analyse key business problems and deliver engineering solutions end to end

  • Effectively work across the organisation and collaboratively with other teams

  • Translate the strategic roadmap into a practical execution plan with quarterly OKR's to ensure that we ship features faster at an unmatched speed

  • Build an influential culture of engineering excellence maintaining the balance and right trade-off for building products for speed and tech debt

  • Set up processes to handle ad hoc support requests from customers, sales, and logistics operations to make sure the general execution cycle is not disturbed

  • Develop an operational model to achieve operational excellence for the engineering and product teams


What're we looking for?

  • Proven experience building software across the stack (mobile, platform, etc.)

  • A minimum of 3 years of management building and leading a software engineering team in a fast-growing company/startup

  • Strong understanding of technical architecture, system design, and problem solving acumen on complex technical challenges

  • Willingness to dive deep and be hands-on

  • Proven experience working cross-functionally with Product Management, Data Science, and Business partners

  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English

  • Passion for high quality, usable, fast and reliable software

  • Exceptional work ethic

  • Masters degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

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Working at
Airmee

Airmee is a technology powered logistics company, leveraging machine learning and powerful proprietary research-based technology to provide convenient and fast deliveries to businesses and consumers in urban areas. Founded in 2016, Airmee is one of Sweden's fastest growing logistics startups. We believe our technology can change how the world moves. A world where every fleet, vehicle and turn is optimized to create a seamless delivery experince and a sustainable solution to urban logistics.

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