Software Tech Team Lead

Malmo Engineering Apply before: 2020-01-31

Are you a skilled backend developer who wants the opportunity to lead and develop one of our high-profile teams? At Sinch you can do that while working with some of the biggest US west coast companies, on a cloud platform with 30 billion transactions each year!

Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Our cloud communications platform reaches every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice and video. We are a profitable international company with 550 employees, a global engineering team and the engineering headquarter in Malmö.

Our SMS Rest API team have more than 300 million transaction per month. The team has increased in size and we are now in a position to split it in two and are seeking a team lead. For a talented individual we are offering the opportunity to work in an environment with high traffic, on a service that never can go down, with high profile USA tech customers and very skilled collogues. The team is responsible for building both our own APIs, customer bespoken APIs as well as managed API to operate the service.

At the moment, the office is still in Lund, but in December 2019 we will move to a brand-new office right next to the central station in Malmö.

About the job

We have a modern micro server architecture on multi service platform offering services such as WhatsApp, SMS, RCS, IP messaging, Conversation platforms tools with both internal and external web portals. It is hosted in AWS as well as our own data centers with us as a company pushing for cloud native and Kubernetes. We are proud of that out of the 10 leading US tech companies 8 are using our platform.

As a Software Team Leader you provide technical leadership within the team, mentor more junior team members and promote teamwork. You are also a strong individual contributor on code level as the role entails at least 50% hands on coding. Being a team leader at Sinch also means you are the primary interface between the Technical Product Owner and the team as well as the technical advisor to management for your domain.

Your Profile

  • You are a skilled Java backend developer with a high level of ambition
  • You are a good communicator who enjoys to lead and develop others
  • You are eager to learn and want to make a difference
  • You have a passion for software development and innovation
  • You have a relevant education preferable Master of Science
  • You have experience working in an international environment in English
  • Experience with messaging technologies is an advantage 

We employ people from all over the world, from all walks of life and from all backgrounds. We work together, feeding on our differences to make us stronger, and we encourage each other to be the best we can be. Innovation drives us, and we challenge ourselves every day. That's why we can take so much pride in what we have achieved so far.


Get in touch and join us on our journey! There's so much more to come.

You are welcome to contact Malin Bränd,