Head of Development - Verticals, Mobile Fintech (VMF)
Are you an ambitious leader with a passion for dealing with large and complex engineering challenges? Would you like to be a catalyst to developing high-performance engineering teams delivering impact towards +165k businesses’ in Denmark? Then Visma e-conomic would be the place to go!
More than 160.000 Danish companies rely on our cloud software for mission-critical aspects of running a business. +100.000 users log on to our system daily to do bookkeeping, accounting, invoicing and report tax statements to the authorities, among others. Our system handles more than 90 million external HTTP requests daily, using approximately 1.2 TB of bandwidth. Our SQL Server receives on average 35.000 batch requests per second.
We push code to production multiple times a day, love to talk about (and write) code, and are driven by a desire to constantly improve our product and deliver great value for our customers.
About the role
The Verticals, Mobile & Fintech (VMF) pillar is responsible for vertical/partner facing solutions (App-store and integration experience embedded in the web-app), Android/iOS mobile offering and financial services (Such as Smart Pay - outgoing payments and bank integrations).
At the core of what we do are leveranging APIs (Public and internal) to bring value to the customers and e-conomic). With thousands of customers leveraging our financial services, mobile offerings and public API along with 165k businesses using our service everyday we’re strong believers in utilizing ecosystems to drive value.
The job is leading multiple engineering managers and their teams, coordinating and steering them within a larger strategic goal, setting new standards of excellence from a technical- and a leadership perspective.
You will be working cross-functionally with other managers as well hence you will be a key contributor to ensuring that we create a culture where people can thrive and flourish within.
In this role you will be leading leaders and hence it is essential that you have a deep interest in leadership, management and coaching your team to achieve success.
In addition, you will:
You will be a leader of leaders, managing and developing the career of the engineering managers reporting to you (3-4 engineering managers)
Be responsible for us getting the right people on board together with the engineering managers of the VMF pillar
You will collaborate with other managers and the management group to identify areas of improvement and set new standards of excellence
You will be responsible for coordinating and executing multiple efforts within a larger strategic goal
You will focus on the company goals, and make sure that your teams are working on the right thing
Be a strong evangelist from the technical/non-functional perspective
You will use your strong technical skills and background to act as a sparring partner and bridge between the product-oriented teams that you represent, and the Engineering teams
We are looking for someone with:
Experience managing and developing people into stars
Proven track record of setting up high performing teams - leading with empathy
The ability to be a strong advocate for technical aspects of the product
The energy, enthusiasm and appetite to collaborate and challenge the status quo
Experience working with distributed teams (Since we’re spread over multiple locations)
Experience with either C#, Java, Typescript or Go
Curiosity on mobile technologies: Kotlin, Swift
Who we are
As a HoD (Head of Development) on the VMF (Verticals, Mobile & Fintech) pillar you’ll be leading teams working with cross-cutting domains where we use different technologies and strategic partners to deliver value to our customers.
Our success leveraging APIs (External/internal) to deliver value on a daily basis hence collaboration with other product teams and strategic partners play a key role in what we do everyday.
How we’re structured
We believe in empowering the product teams as much as possible which means that every team is staffed cross-functionally with PMs, UX’ers, BA’s, QAs, data analysts, front-enders, back-enders, fullstack devs, etc.
The VMF pillar is comprised of three empowered product teams: Verticals, Fintech & Mobile with ≈20 engaged colleagues. Each team has an engineering manager, dedicated QAs and a dedicated PO (As a minimum). Most teams are also supported by UX’ers, data analysts and other professions to ensure that we’re able to cover all discovery and deliver aspects of the product life-cycle.
Here you’ll find no feature-teams, we’re not following Scrum religiously and we believe in using the right techniques, methodologies and processes for the right context.
Who will you work with?
You will enter the management team of the pillar comprised of a Director, Product Line Manager and yourself - furthermore, you’ll be closely working together with other HoDs and our engineering pillar. You’ll be directly managing 3 engineering managers
About Products (R&D)
You will be joining our development organisation Products (R&D) with +150 employees, primarily located in Denmark and Romania, working with technologies like C#, Node.js, Go, React, MS-SQL, Swift, Kotlin and MongoDB. We are a diverse group of +20 nationalities, including Developers, Product Owners, QA Engineers and UX Designers. We build and design the cloud based accounting system e-conomic.dk that helps more than 150,000 happy companies run their businesses. We serve more than 50 millions requests daily and are providing our brilliant developer teams with the integrations and tooling that allows for several production deployments every day.
An ambitious and fun environment
A creative environment with knowledge sharing and caring
2 hack days a month
Ability to work remotely (but we will of course miss you if we never see you at the office)
As much responsibility as you want to and are ready take
A great and casual atmosphere with almost as many social activities as you like
We don't offer personality - that is for you to bring
Who is better to tell us more about you than you? Therefore, please share your resumé including some notes on your motivation. We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Please note that due to summer vacation we expect to be interviewing in the first half of August. Do you have questions related to the role or the recruitment process please contact Recruitment Partner Mette Kvist at email@example.com or Product Line Manager (VMF), Anibal Ferreira at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Visma e-conomic
We build and design a cloud-based accounting product that helps companies run their businesses. We have more than 350 employees from +25 nationalities.
We are located in Carlsberg Byen together with all Visma's companies in the Metropolitan area. The 20,000 m² building is the largest commercial building in Carlsberg Byen with room for over 1100 employees, and is within walking distance of S-trains and the metro. Our building includes roof terraces, cafes, restaurant, fitness, courtyards and an atrium. Our home in Carlsberg Byen will be a place for knowledge and innovation, which contributes to Visma remaining one of the most attractive workplaces in Denmark.
At Visma e-conomic we respect and value differences and find that a diverse workforce enables creativity and drives innovation.
Visma e-conomic is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibit Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying of Any Kind. All employment decisions at Visma e-conomic are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to gender, race, age, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in Denmark. Visma e-conomic therefore, encourages all interested to apply.