Head of Engineering, Oslo

Oslo, Norway · Engineering

Description

We are looking for a passionate, highly motivated and talented Head of Engineering to oversee and drive our product engineering activities and delivery. The ideal candidate would be a strong leader and team player at the same time, as well as people manager with excellent planning skills. In your role, you’d be providing vision and direction to our engineering teams.

Kahoot! is one of the world’s fastest growing learning brands; we are on a mission to make learning awesome. We have over 50 million knowledge-hungry users every month in 180+ countries. Being part of Kahoot! is an opportunity to directly impact millions of people’s lives - and that’s how we measure our success.

As Head of Engineering, your background includes experience in startup growth and scaling up organizations. You know how to empower teams to focus and get things done, but also understand the importance of stakeholder management, communication, and transparency across teams. You are highly regarded as a strong technologist, leader, and manager, both within your current role and your professional network. You are a pragmatic problem-solver who is able to rally your team towards thinking positively to resolve any challenge that the team encounters. You share our passion for shipping the right product, the right way at high speed.

You will report to our Chief Technology Officer.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Requirements


Kahoot!’s core technology

The technology platform behind Kahoot! was originally created for arcade gaming on the cinema screens. After various pivots, including the platform being used to remote-control a mechanical bull, we ended up putting it in the cloud and created what Kahoot! is today.

At Kahoot! we believe that:

Benefits

Kahoot! has a competitive benefits package, including an employee Options Scheme.

As a global company with three premium offices worldwide (London, UK / Oslo, Norway / Austin, USA), you will have a network of locales to exchange between as you mature with the company.

OSLO: Located right between City Hall and Parliament, our Oslo offices are part of the Mesh community of start-ups – a great place to meet like-minded people and exchange ideas.

If you talk to anyone working at Kahoot!, they will tell you that one of greatest perks is being able to see how the work you do puts a smile on the face of kids and teachers all around the world.

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