Lead Software Engineer

Job title

Lead Software Engineer



Remote or Oslo

Application deadline

June 3, 2022

As soon as possible

Do you want to develop new technology to reduce waste and carbon footprint?

If you share our passion for technology and sustainability, the opportunity as our Lead Software Developer could be a perfect match in our AI start-up. With us, you will create disruptive technology with the use of AI in the meat industry, and be part of building a company and potentially a better world.


After a strong growth period, the company is raising additional capital to scale into international markets. We are achieving this growth through optimizing the supply chain in the meat industry, while also making it more sustainable by increasing the utilization of animals. As Lead Software Developer, you will be leading the software development, and we are looking forward to learning from you and your insights. Our team is creative, caring, and all about creating value while enjoying the journey, and hopefully so are you!  


Your next challenge?

As Lead Software Developer in Völur, you will both be leading the software development department as well as developing software yourself. A key part of the role is to work closely with your team and the CTO to develop customer-oriented technology.


In Völur you will be able to:

  • Be responsible for internal and external IT projects. By coordinating and participating in the technology development, understanding the problems and gathering requirements, deciding on buy-vs-build solutions, and contributing to architecture, methods, and technology choices.
  • Collaborate closely with business users to ensure their understanding and adoption of the service.
  • Manage resource allocation, goal/KPI setting, and performance metrics.
  • Be the team leader in the projects
  • Collaborate closely with business users to ensure their understanding and adoption of the service.


Who are you? 

You are curious and excited by the opportunities and possibilities that are driven by technology, and your passion for simplicity and customer orientation is strong. You share our passion for creating value and developing disruptive technology that will optimize a huge industry and create a more sustainable planet.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or related field.
  • Ability to track and identify new technologies to solve complex business issues.
  • Passion for agile teamwork and building a collaborative team culture.
  • Like to run projects that address real-world problems.
  • Strong communication skills, enabling transparency and productivity.


What we are looking for

We are looking for candidates with experience and interest in leading software development, with some of the following skillsets:

  • Experience in project management and leading teams
  • Experience with Azure and cloud solutions.
  • Competence in writing performant and stable code in Python.
  • Understanding of data & software engineering best practices, databases, containers, serverless architectures, DevOps, CI/CD.
  • Familiarity with data processing and warehousing techniques, common data formats
  • Solid understanding of broad technology trends and the ability to align innovation with business goals.
  • Can work independently and take ownership of tasks from start to finish, while also enjoying teamwork.
  • Actively strives to learn new things and share knowledge with others.
  • Fluent in English.



If interested, please don`t hesitate to contact our recruitment partner, Kennet Altamiranda Hansen, at Avantgarde Search. kennet@avantgardesearch.no | +47900 66 943)

For applying, we do it easy, just a CV. No application letter/motivation letter is required.

 Job type: Full-time

Head offices: Oslo

Welcome to Völur AS – Home of your next big opportunity!


About us

We are developing disruptive artificial intelligence tools that optimize the meat industry. The company was founded at the beginning of 2019 and is today working with large corporations in the meat industry. The company is growing and is looking for more employees to be part of building the company further.

Questions about the position?

Contact details:

Please submit your application together with a brief cover letter and your CV.

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