Tech Lead

Unique opportunity to become part of a leading SaaS business. Are you an experienced developer and ready for the next step?
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Mercell aims to be the preferred e-tendering platform in Europe and now we are looking for a Tech Lead to build a strong team to autonomously deliver value in the assigned domain to support our vision!  

Who are you? 

Our ideal candidate comes from a position as tech lead with solid experience and in-depth understanding of what is takes to grow and develop tech teams. You have strong leadership skills as a coach and motivator and a great passion for growing people and teams. You have experience as a developer and can provide technical direction to a team, but you primary interest and focus is on people development.     

As a person, you possess a strong sense of ownership, urgency and commitment to goals and you lead by example thereby making sure company values come alive in the organization. You are curious about new technology, willing to challenge the status quo and have a good eye for new and innovative ways of solving complex problems and managing your teams.

You will represent the technology perspective on a management level within group tech- and product functions as well as represent the Odense office in daily interactions with DK management. Therefore we seek someone who enjoys collaborating with many different people and knows how to adapt solutions and bind things together to create meaning in the local setup. 


Tasks and Responsibilities 

You will be part of an organization in Odense with 22 employees consisting of Product Owners, Developers and Customer Service Agents. As tech lead, you will lead two teams of experienced developers and have 10 employees in direct reference. Both teams work autonomously and take ownership for the whole development process. Hence, your role as tech lead is primarily focused on making sure the teams have clear goals and providing coaching to them to guide them on their way. 

In addition, the tech lead will take the responsibility as site manager for the Odense organization building a strong vision, creating events and ensuring the work space inspires team spirit and collaboration across functions. You will also be representing Odense in DK Company-wide projects; translating local needs and sharing information with the Odense organization about coming initiatives. 

Both responsibilities require good business understanding, leadership and proactive communication skills. You need to be in frequent dialogue with your own teams, product owners, group tech leads and other stakeholders to translate product requirements and organizational needs into good, efficient and implementable solutions.


The tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Build, lead and grow the technical teams through hiring, coaching and delegation of tasks
  • Ensure group wide processes and principles are implemented in the team
  • Align goals, expectations and team needs with Product Owners 
  • Work closely with the team and Product Owner to define team objectives and work systematically with the teams to remove barriers and achieve results
  • Make sure all deliverables are planned and have a good definition of done
  • Ensure codes quality by participating in and/or establishing processes for pair programming and code reviews
  • Define monitoring criteria and ensure that health metrics are in place and visible  
  • Make sure that the software running in production has updated operating instructions in case of problems
  • Ensure that the tech teams continuously gain and share knowledge of the customers business and needs and that they understand the value created in their solutions. 


To succeed as tech lead, you should have solid experience as a people manager. You know how to coach and establish a strong autonomous team that works effectively towards a shared vision. 

Preferably you come from a tech lead or senior developer position and have a relevant education and experience from IT, Tech, SaaS or similar. But your passion lies in growing and leading people and teams. 

You are a strong collaborator with a clear sense of priority and a good track record of preparing and executing plans. You use your analytical skills, structure and creativity to turn opportunities into results.  

Proactive communicator that inspire teams and create commitment and visibility in the organization about achievement and solutions. 

You think beyond tech and are passionate about how the solution helps solve problems for our customers. 

Fluent in Danish, and English written and spoken


The Technology

  • React
  • Amazon Web Services (Amazon Cloud)
  • Kafka
  • C#/Visual Studio
  • SQL server
  • Webform 
  • GIT
  • Continuous Delivery
  • IIS

Start: According to agreement
Extent: Full time, Permanent
Working hours: Flex
Location: Office is based in Odense, but there is also possibility to work from Copenhagen 1-2 days a week.  

31.01.2021. However, do not wait to submit your application - we will read applications and talk to potential candidates as we receive them.


What we offer? 

Mercell continuously provides great opportunities for growth within the organization. You will have a good opportunity to shape your role and determine your priorities. We look at what you deliver, not how you work or how many hours you spend on each task. 

The Mercell core values - Growth, Curiosity, Courage and Trust - serve as a foundation for the decisions we make, how we drive our business and how we interact with our colleagues, customers and others. But they also serve as the basis for the opportunities that Mercell provides for its employees to develop and thrive in their field of work.

In the role as Tech Lead you will get a central role in an internationally leading company with a strong focus on continuous growth and development in both in our business and our employees. The Tech Lead is a crucial part of our further success and we will provide exiting challenges.

We also offer competitive salary and benefits (pension and insurance), flexible work hours, home office and modern offices. 

Mercell is in a very exciting period and you will play an important role to enable our future development. If you are interested in building a career with a fast-growing and well-funded software company with ambitious plans, then you might be the person we are looking for!


 Growth | Curiosity | Courage | Trust 



About Mercell

Mercell Group is a leading e-tendering platform provider in the European market, and we are in a very exciting phase of further international growth supported by Viking Venture – a specialized B2B SaaS investor in the Nordic market. 

Our solutions simplify the public procurement process in accordance with EU regulations and improve interaction between buyers and suppliers. With the whole of Europe as a market, we are currently 330 enthusiastic employees represented in 13 countries and with head office in Oslo, Norway. 

40.000 suppliers and buyers across Northern Europe use our system on a daily basis.

Now you know us, and we hope to get to know you and look forward to receiving your application!


Questions for this position?
Contact Senior Consultant, Kathrine Louise Christensen at +45 40104881 or

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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