Job Position

Frontend Architect

We are currently looking for Frontend Architect to our team

We are expanding our Technology Development team and we are now looking for a technically strong, skillful and committed team player to lead our Frontend development work.

Who should apply

Would you like to work with the latest technologies within cloud and big data? Do you want to learn from and lead very skilled colleagues? Do you want to practice your expertise in the most modern design patterns and architectural principles? Do you want to get dedicated time and priority to develop skills in new technologies? Is your passion to make a difference, and thrive in creating value for the business and customers by delivering an IoT platform that turns events and into actionable insights? Are you a team player where you see the team is more than the sum of the individuals? Do you want to have the opportunity to see the outcome of you and your teams output in customer implementations across the globe. Do you want be part of an organization that gets access to services and building blocks, before the rest of the market? Do you want to impact the future services and features of the big cloud vendors like AWS? Would you like to work with leaders that inspires and shape the market of Cloud, Big Data, Real-time, Analytics and IoT – where your contribution is acknowledged on conferences across the world? Do you prefer to work at a company with the executive mentality and effectiveness of a startup, without the compromise of the financially profitable, mature business processes and organizational structures? If you answer is ‘Yes’ to several or all the above then you should apply for this position, as this is what you will experience as a Frontend Architect at Telenor Connexion.

The role

As a Frontend Architect in our Technology Development team you will deliver high quality frontend architecture and be a central part in our scrum teams. You will maintain and develop the existing architecture to ensure effective feature development, long lasting robust frameworks and implemented using cost-effective and scalable technologies.

We have two main platforms that are already established customer products, these are based on state of the art software engineering and designed according to big data, real-time, scalability and cloud best practice & technology. These platforms are used for trouble shooting and to gain operational insights both internally and externally (ARTS), as well as our customer facing Managed IoT Cloud (MIC) platform for managing connected devices and their data. The MIC platform is a strategic area for Telenor Connexion, and it has recently been benchmarked by an external agency where the platform was ranked in the top-segment. As a Frontend Architect you will play an important role in the development of these and coming platforms, ensuring we implement the right technologies, at the right time, for the right purpose. We are work according to agile methodology (Scrum) with close collaboration to the business. To be successful as an Architect at Telenor Connexion you need to take responsibility to understand the use cases. You also need to excel in translating high level business requirements into robust solutions, frameworks and implementations, in a way that facilitates scalability, reusability and effective developing of new features, components and integrations of other systems. As a Frontend Architect you will be an expert and mentor for Frontend developers. In addition to the collaboration with the UX specialist, you also need to work closely with the Backend Architect to ensure Frontend and Backend technical road maps are aligned, as well that user stories are groomed and sprint scope is synced to drive effectiveness in both teams. Together with your peers the Backend Architect and the Embedded Systems Architect you form the Architect team which in turn is headed by the Platform Architect. The Platform Architect has the overall technical responsible for all parts of the platform and will coordinate technical work across the domains of the platform and will also drive partner and customer dialogs.

The Team:

The CTO Office consists of five departments; Product Management, Roaming Management, Project Management, Technology Architecture and Technology Development. The Frontend Architect reports to the Head of Technology Development.

The Development teams consist of very skilled and senior Data scientists, Data Engineers, Software Developers and Engineers, Platform Architects, Frontend Architect, Backend Architects, Embedded Systems Architect, IoT Specialist, UX specialists, and Testers. The team (currently around 25 people) consists of a mix of in-house cloud experts and contractors all working tightly together with a one-team approach, sharing best practices and experience on a continuous basis. With dedication and commitment, the team deliver awesome customer products and critical business value by developing and establishing state of the art IoT-platforms, data pipeline solutions and Analytics tools. The scrum teams are all characterized by a truly inspirational, vivid and agile culture, where everyone chips in on urgent matters and help team members to quickly resolve blockers. Currently the Technology Development teams are located in Stockholm and Gothenburg.

The Stakeholders:

At Telenor Connexion, we excel in technical know-how, customer centricity, having a thirst for making informed decisions and has an inherent executive attitude. The primary stakeholders of the Technology Development team are the product managers and system owners who possess excellent talent in balancing critical business value, the need of specific data and features with the complexity and cost of developing and maintaining it in a long-term perspective. Furthermore, a close collaboration with IT Operations fosters a DevOps mind-set that results in a shared responsibility, continuously improving handover procedure that strives to optimize the utilization of resources and expertise to operate our platforms in production.


We would preferably see the applicant to have the experience and capabilities to take on this role immediately or being comfortable to take on the full role of being a Frontend Architect over the initial 6-9 months.

  • We expect you to have experience in several of the following areas:
    – Node.JS
    – Javascript
    – React.JS
    – Functional program
    – Event based architectures
    – Time series data
    – AWS SDKs
    API Gateway
    – ElasticSearch or other NoSQL (object/document storage)
    – Test Driven Development
    – Developing and using APIs
    – Real-time device and data management
    – Servers-less architectures based on AWS Lambda.
    – Network communications including proxy and gateways.
    – Understanding of Big data management principles;
    i.e. parallelism, server-cluster, shards, partition and sort keys.
    – IoT protocols like MQTT.
    – Scrum methodology.
  • Additional qualifying experience:
    – Mobile Network technology
    – LPWA; LoRa, NB-IoT etc.

As a person, you are:

  • Team player by heart
  • Technical very skilled in programming
  • Respectful to everyone, regardless of gender, culture, authority level and origin.
  • Committed
  • Enjoy sharing technical know-how and good practice
  • Thriving in a cloud based data driven world
  • Taking pride in explaining code and implementation to team members
  • Always focusing on security by design
  • Responsible and business oriented
  • Positive and optimistic
  • Collaborating well with others
  • Proactive and dependable
  • Adhere to the Telenor Values in daily work and instill these values in the team (Make It Easy, Keep Promises, Be Inspiring and Be Respectful).

Application and contact:

If you feel that you have the skills and personality to take on this role and develop into your full potential, please do not hesitate to contact: Anders Bresell +46 709-335585 or

Please apply via this link.

Placement: Stockholm or Gothenburg

Deadline: The closing date for applications is 6th of April, 2017. Recruitment will be ongoing so please don’t wait to submit your application.