DevOps Manager for Skyresponse

Skyresponse AB
Luleå (Kommun), Norrbotten
den 20 december 2018
den 20 januari 2019

Skyresponse is a small but fast-growing SaaS company in the high growth area of IoT solutions. The company develops an advanced and leading system for alarm and incident notification services. Our cloud-based services build a nerve system that reacts to deviations and guarantees that the right person, resource or system is always reached. The unique system provides full traceability through the alarm and incident handling, documented with a real-time audit trail, fully scalable, and globally available through our APIs. Our system is used for saving lives and creating security for connected people and objects.

The IoT applications currently in focus are primarily within Care & Health as well as within general IoT enablement of alarm centers. The customers operate primarily in the Nordics however an international expansion of the company´s business has already started. Skyresponse has two main locations, our Luleå office for technical leadership and our Stockholm office for commercial and corporate leadership.

The position

The establishment of the new position as DevOps Manager is part of scaling up the company to respond to our rapidly expanding pipeline of customer contracts. As DevOps Manager you will be responsible for leading and growing the tech team in Luleå, as well as for direction and follow up of subcontractors in Sweden and Ukraine. In addition to the tech team our Chief Architect as well as our head of Product Management are based in Luleå.

You will lead but also work in the existing tech team of five; development, operations and support, to culture streamlined agile processes in parallel with recruiting to grow the capacity of the tech team and our subcontractors. In close collaboration with the Product Manager, the Chief Architect and our commercial teams you will secure focus on projects that will build product scalability in line with our strategic product portfolio road map as well as for core software enhancements & releases. You will as well, to some extent, take on commitments for the tech team of customer unique implementations. For all tech team projects, you will be responsible for planning project resources to secure the right deliveries on time. You take full responsibility of performance and execution of the tech team and subcontractors.

As DevOps Manager you will have a central role in Skyresponse´s take-off to the next level, with the possibility to build and shape the tech organisation and contribute to company´s overall future position. The position includes site management for the Luleå office, centrally located at Storgatan, as well as regular visits to our Stockholm office working closely with the sales and project teams. You will report to our CEO Martin Reidevall and be part of our high calibre executive leadership team where you contribute with your overall perspective and collaborative mindset to our high ambitions.  

Who you are

We are looking for a proven leader probably with 10+ years of successful performance within DevOps organisations. You are experienced in building agile teams and cross-functional collaboration to steer towards customer value aligned with product and company strategy.  You have a broad technical background as well as good understanding of cloud solutions as that is part of our dna.

You know how to challenge, anchor and drive DevOps priorities forward, balancing the technological and commercial perspectives to create sustainable growth and results. You are a team-player with excellent communication skills in Swedish and English, and you enjoy working in a fast-moving, open-minded entrepreneurial setting built on personal commitment and close collaboration.

We look forward to receiving your application no later than January 20, at For more information you are welcome to contact our consultant Karin Ivarson at or +46 70 824 69 08, or CEO Martin Reidevall at or at +46 70 695 60 14.

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