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About Qred

In 2020 the FT named Qred as Sweden's fastest growing company, and top 10 in Europe. Qred is now a leading FinTech scale-up that specialises in smart, digital and automated financing and payment solutions for small businesses - with operations in the Nordics, Benelux and Brazil.  

We are passionate about helping small businesses thrive and grow, and we are proud of the role we have in our customers’ ability to create jobs. 

Having recently secured funding from one of the most respected Nordic private equity firms, Qred is in an exciting growth phase focused on international expansion, fuelled by smart product development and technology.

What will you do?

Enabling our ambition to reach financial and market goals, the Chief Technology Officer will lead technology and tech processes, as well as establish the vision and strategy. You will be responsible for:

  • Ownership of Qred’s technical vision and strategic development within technology including architecture, infrastructure, information security and compliance.
  • Solidifying Qred’s thought leadership as the leading financing provider for small businesses.
  • Leading Qred’s engineers where you are expected to support Qred’s ambitious growth plans by managing, developing and expanding our great engineering team.
  • Reporting directly to the CEO as a part of the senior management team, and communicating with both external and internal stakeholders including the board, investors and technical partners.

We expect you will be:

  • Business-minded - You understand what drives business value. Be able to take strategic decisions on e.g. insourcing or outsourcing, build or buy, onshore or offshore, new features or pay back technical debt.
  • Visionary - You can easily understand and evaluate strategic options and define Qred’s future technology strategy.
  • Knowledgeable - You have a deep understanding of technical architecture and different technologies is essential for making the right decisions and maintain credibility in the engineering team.
  • A good leader - You have the ability to attract and retain top talent. Ability to build team spirit, communicate goals, define and follow up on key results. The overall product organisation today consists of approximately 50 professionals within engineering, PMs, UX and data science, and expects to grow to triple-digits within the coming year. 

Meriting experience: 

  • Experience with cross functional/product oriented teams.
  • Experience from previous CTO positions.
  • Experience from financial technology. 
  • Experience from a fast paced, scale up environment.

Why Qred is a fit for You 

You'll be joining a top-talent team of ambitious, creative, kind-hearted people who challenge conventional thinking. We are a diverse, multi-disciplinary and global team that brings creativity, energy, and excellence every day. With start-up energy in a scale-up environment, and a short path from idea-to-action, we offer flexibility, cozy breakfasts, team activities and frequent after-works.  

This is a full-time, permanent position based in Stockholm. We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis, and while flexible, we anticipate a start in Q1 2022.  If you find this interesting, or have any questions, please contact Jason Francis (vice CEO) or Emil Sunvisson (CEO).

Qred celebrates diversity and does not discriminate based on ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics.

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

Our culture

  • We believe encouraged and empowered employees can achieve outstanding results 

  • We have a passion to succeed together and strive for the best for our customers

  • We are a multi-disciplinary team who bring creativity and energy to a market ripe for change

  • We have fun! It is a flat environment where you are encouraged to contribute ideas

  • We are a diverse and growing team, where you can quickly make an impact

  • We offer centrally located offices, gym membership, pension, and a kitchen stocked with breakfast, fresh fruit&veg, juice and snacks

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