Technical Program Director

Helsinki, Finland

We are looking for a superb Technical Program Director to help us succeed in our ambitious scaling goals across the whole engineering spectrum. Your domain contains projects such as scalable cross service communications, splitting Wolt into regional services, managing latency across microservices and more.

As a Technical Program Director you will be facilitating the Engineering Council consisting of the technical leadership of Wolt. Your job is to run technical projects that span across the teams, define and track key performance metrics, align priorities across the organisation and do what it takes to keep us scaling happily. No small feat! 

The role is very wide, and the responsibilities run deep. You will be the technical counterpart to our product organisation, and you will work closely with most of the engineering teams at Wolt, especially on the core engineering side of things. The role requires deep technical understanding, world class project management skills, top notch facilitation and collaboration methods and the cultural approach and attitude to make it all happen. 

With the level of dedication and ownership required, we expect you to have previous experience leading technical projects across modern technical organisations at scale. Interested? Apply now! 

Your Responsibilities

Own cross organizational technical projects

  • Run wider technical initiatives across teams and groups
  • Build alignment with team roadmaps, champion technical initiatives and define priorities
  • Manage stakeholders from engineering to product to the wider business context

Ensure technical scalability 

  • Help define key technical and scalability initiatives
  • Identify key metrics and make sure they are relevant and followed
  • Build business driven cases for technical projects that win prioritisation

Make the complex simple

  • Codify key processes, architectures and decisions
  • Constantly improve how we work on larger technical projects
  • Support teams in building the right things in the right ways

Our humble expectations

  • Prior experience in a similar role in an agile environment
  • Deep technical expertise, preferably within architecture, infrastructure and scalability
  • World class project management and interpersonal skills

Next steps

If this role sounds like a match to you, please apply as soon as possible, as we’ll be starting interviews soon. Please make sure to include a portfolio in your application. Note that this position can be based in Helsinki or Berlin.

If you want to check up on your application or have any further questions about the position you can turn to Talent Acquisition Lead Laura Teerisuo, at at any given time.

About Wolt

Wolt is a technology company that makes it incredibly easy to discover and get the best restaurants, grocery stores and other local shops delivered to your home or office. Wolt works together with over 30,000 restaurant and retail partners as well as with over 60,000 courier partners across 23 countries and 129 cities.

Our apps (iOS and Android) have the industry’s highest reviews, largely because of our customer-centric approach to how we build our products and operations. For example, our customer service team responds in a matter of seconds, in the customer’s own language.

We’ve raised more than €707M in financing from renowned U.S. and European based investors, such as ICONIQ Capital, Tiger Global, DST, Prosus, KKR, Coatue, 83North, Goldman Sachs, Highland Europe and EQT Ventures & EQT Growth, among others. We've also been fortunate enough to receive some appreciation and recognition for our hard work along the way: Apple selected Wolt’s app as their Editors' Choice, Wired named the company one of the "Hottest Startups in Europe," Forbes included our CEO Miki Kuusi on its 30-under-30 in Consumer Tech list, and the Nordic Startup Awards named Wolt Company of the Year.

In 2020, the Financial Times named us Europe’s second fastest growing company. We’re still expanding rapidly and are looking for more talented individuals to join us. If you are passionate about cutting-edge technology, great food, and making an impact in your city, then Wolt just might be for you.

Wolt is more than just a food and retail delivery operation – in fact we are built upon a solid foundation of state-of-the-art technology. Our internal tooling enables us to ramp up new cities efficiently and provide excellent customer service, our own logistics platform allows us to optimise our couriers' work to get you the food you want as fast as possible, and our restaurant platform allows restaurants to offer exciting food experiences for our customers in an optimal way.

We work in small teams with high ownership, with each team focusing on a key area of the Wolt product stack. Each and every one of our product team members has a say in where we are going and what solutions we implement. We work with a passion, but we haven't forgotten how to have fun along the way!

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