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alaTest is the world's leading aggregator and analyst of Product Reviews, using award winning technologies including Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Machine Learning and Scrum/Kanban. We aggregate millions of product reviews every day from more than 3,000 international websites and magazines.


Brands use our online tools to manage their review content and understand consumer opinions. Consumers can visit our websites, currently in 19 countries and languages, to discover what products are the best for them.


Together with European insurance services provider VanAmeyde.com we developed a cloud based product appraisal tool ValueChecker.net, that is now quickly becoming popular in Insuretech.


alaTest headquarters is in Central Stockholm with beautiful view over the Riddarfjärden, Old Town and City Hall.


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Current Vacancies in Stockholm

Head of Technology / CTO

Technology platform

alaTest collects, analyzes and distributes massive amounts of rich data. We employ statistical analysis of review data, data linkage for matching between products and reviews, natural language processing, data and opinion mining. For data delivery, we have a platform using open source software like MySQL and Solr.
The focus of the Core Technology team is analysis, data mining, grouping and summarizing of review data. We analyze product catalogs and reviews in 15+ languages and our main job is to match a product review to the right products. This is a highly challenging task, and as a member of our team you will apply all your skills from statistics, data mining, natural language processing and software engineering. We also work with Business Intelligence and Data Visualization to create new ways of looking at our vast database of reviews and product information. One specifically valuable outcome is Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis, which are used both on our websites and for our B2B clients as Market Intelligence.


The role

As Head of Technology / CTO you will be responsible to grow and lead our team of developers, make architectural decisions, oversee software development and be an active part of the management.


Requirements
  • A Bachelor or Masters degree in Computer Sciences
  • A solid understanding of Linux/Unix, SQL and Open Source software development, ideally Python
  • Knowledge of RESTful API and JSON/XML formats
  • Experience with frontend frameworks (Angular2 prefered) and microservices
  • Experience with Lucene / Solr / ElasticSearch and/or Cloud platforms (GCP or AWS) is a plus
  • 15+ years work experience, with a few years as Team Lead or CTO
  • Strong experience with database design and performance optimization
  • Creative and efficient problem solver
  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • You must be authorized to work in Sweden


Please note that our working language is English and it is NOT required that you speak Swedish. The position is a full-time employment, located in our office in central Stockholm.
Send your application with a short personal introduction and CV to us as soon as possible to jobs@alatest.com. Please state 'Head of Technology / CTO' in your application.


Product Manager / Client Success Manager

We are looking for a Product Manager to support new and existing clients’ use of alaTest products, from pilot project to long-term relationship. You will be responsible for guiding our clients through the implementation process and optimize the integration. The role requires strong communication and project management skills as you will be the first point of contact for the client, colleagues and strategic partners.You will keep our clients happy and loyal by providing them the technical solution they require and coordinate internally.

You have good insights in technology and, after comprehensive training, understand all aspects of the technical solutions we offer. Through commitment and creativity, you will make sure our clients will meet their business objectives and create value for them. You are a result- and goal oriented person with strong analytical skills and understanding of clients’ needs. You will be working closely with the sales and technical teams at alaTest to achieve the best results.


Key Responsibilities
  • Maintain and develop new and existing client relationships
  • Meet with clients regularly and establish account review meetings
  • Be the client's advocate to ensure that all requests are addressed and completed on time
  • Track and escalate client issues
  • Provide client feedback to technical and back-office teams
  • Inform and educate clients of new features and partnerships as they are announced or released

Requirements
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business and/or Information Technology
  • 2+ years of experience in Client/Account Management
  • Technical competence (understand software, hardware, networks, etc.), programming experience is a plus
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects and clients at one time
  • Project / Product management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • An effective leader and team player
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • You must be authorized to work in Sweden


Please note that our working language is English and it is NOT required that you speak Swedish. The position is a full-time employment, located in our office in central Stockholm.
Send your application with a short personal introduction and CV to us as soon as possible to jobs@alatest.com. Please state 'Product Manager / CSM' in your application.


Software Developers joining our Stockholm HQ team

We are now looking for an Software Developer in Stockholm.

alaTest tech team works with various state-of-the-art technologies to provide unique global review solutions. We collect review data from thousands of international review websites and magazines, develop and maintain data-flow and ETL processes to load and structure data, use machine learning and natural language processing to analyze the millions of reviews and deliver the content to our clients via REST APIs and feeds. We have a heterogeneous platform developed in Python and Java using open source software and a combination of battle-hardened solutions like MySQL and Solr as well as asynchronous web technologies like Tornado/Cyclone. You should be comfortable with and interested in shared ownership of code, agile development, and open source technologies. You have interest in both development of data delivery solutions and database development and administration. As a person, you are motivated by developing creative solutions with innovative technology, you like to take responsibility and show initiative, and are comfortable in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. You take a pragmatic approach to problem solving, but always maintain a strong focus on quality.


Responsibilities
  • Develop robust software and designs
  • Maintain and further refine our database and technical platform
  • Problem solving and performance tuning in SQL and Python
  • Stay abreast of the latest technologies with a view to introducing new development techniques and tools that improve alaTest practices
  • Proactively solve client issues

Requirements
  • A solid understanding of Python or Java
  • Strong experience with SQL, database design and performance optimization
  • A BSc degree in Computer Science or mathematics. MSc or PhD is a plus3+ years professional experience
  • Proficient in data structures and algorithms
  • Comfortable working in UNIX/Linux environment
  • Experience of some of the following techniques is a plus: ETL, Data Warehousing, Solr/ElasticSearch, Data Mining, Natural Language Processing, Statistics, Correlation Methods, REST APIs
  • A genuine passion for the web, new technologies, and open source software
  • You must be authorized to work in Sweden


We offer great opportunities to influence your role in the organisation and the company direction as a whole.
Note that our company language is English. You are not required to speak Swedish.
The position is full time and located in our Stockholm main office.

Send your application with a short personal introduction and CV to us as soon as possible to jobs@alatest.com. Please state 'Software Developers joining our Stockholm HQ team' in your application.