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Development Team Lead (Remote)

Remote
Work Type: Full Time

Role Overview

Omni Calculator (learn who we are directly from our founder) is looking for a Development Team Lead (with the potential to ultimately become an Engineering Manager) to lead a full-stack engineering team. You will collaborate with the product team to successfully deliver high quality web application / calculators platform. You will be responsible for product development from roadmap planning through engineering execution to production operations. As a proven hands-on leader, you should be able to support the growth of a diverse engineering group while executing technical projects end-to-end. We are looking for people who are passionate both about software development as well as leading people, want to learn and have a sense of ownership.

Responsibilities 

  • Lead a scrum team of fullstack developers to deliver top quality product in our tech stack (React, Node.js, Typescript that covers 80% of our code) .
  • Grow the technical expertise of your team around quality, scalability, software performance, and reliability, on a modern software stack.
  • Directly support engineers in their career growth by 1:1 meetings, goal setting, feedback and reviews. Provide technical mentorship and training to develop software talents.
  • Promote a culture of ownership and enablement.
  • Lead continuous improvement within our the team and whole organization. 
  • Collaborate with product management to define the roadmap for your team. Feed engineering input into feature definition and scope. Work with product and technical leadership in developing a technical architectural roadmap in parallel to the feature roadmap for your engineering teams.
  • Support timely delivery of features for product releases in the context of a larger product development organization. Identify and track dependencies and risks. Work with engineering leadership and project management to deliver capabilities spanning scrum teams.
  • Partner with the recruiting team to hire and build effective engineering teams.

Qualifications 
must be

  • 5+ years of hands-on software development experience in our tech stack (React, Node.js, Typescript that covers 80% of our code)
  • Proven management track record of working with interdisciplinary product teams (web, mobile, design) in a position of either an Engineering Manager, Tech/Team Lead, Technical Project Manager or Scrum Master
  • Experience with leading and mentoring individuals and/or engineering teams in Engineering Manager or Team Lead roles
  • Empathy and openness - you will spend min. 30% of the time talking with people
  • Project management skills using Agile methodologies with demonstrated experience in building delivery schedules and leading estimation efforts
  • Deep understanding of engineering processes
  • Outcome over output approach 
  • Experience in hiring and onboarding.
  • Honesty and ability to give constructive feedback
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid English skills

nice to have 

  • Academic background in computer science/other relevant field or related experience.
  • Deep understanding of architectural patterns and software design concepts, deep understanding of microservice architecture and API design)
  • Experience in developing software talent.

 

 What we offer

  • Employment type of your choice -  B2B or Contract of Employment
  • Paid vacation to provide you with time to recharge your batteries
  • Remote work or hybrid work  
  • Work offices located centrally in Kraków or in Warsaw, Poland
  • Employee equity program
  • High quality work equipment 
  • Annual bonuses
  • Training budget aimed to support dedicated learning 
  • Commitment to your career by keeping the conversation central to your growth 
  • Other benefits, including a Multisport card, funding of language courses, etc.

How do we recruit?

  1. We would love to see your application in our system. 
  2. We will invite you to an hour-long interview with our Head of HR and our CEO.
  3. In second step we will also invite you to an hour-long technical talk with our senior developer and an external technical expert.
  4. We will ask you for references which we will verify after the last interview. 
  5. Hopefully we will invite you to work with us :)  

    Applications are open until July 22nd. You can expect our final decision no later than on August 12th.

    Company Overview

    the company

    Omni Calculator is a Polish startup that brings you 2500+ custom-built calculators. Each of them solves a real-life problem that, while tiny, is shared by millions of people across the globe. Our calculators take only seconds to use and give you precisely the numbers you need. We have a nice product, a mission, millions of grateful users, and fast and solid growth -> Learn about it directly from our CEO. The team currently consists of almost 50 people from 15 countries. Our service is visited over 15 million times per month, and have been covered in media outlets such as The New York Times, The Guardian, and National Geographic.

    the product

    The product that we are constantly developing is an advanced platform for creating calculators, used by an international team of young scientists. We make the result of their work available to users from all over the world in the form of a website that we develop and maintain in accordance with the best programming practices. In further stages, the product roadmap includes: 1. internationalization (adapting the service to be translated into multiple languages) 2. building a mobile app 3. redesign of the mobile website and www and finally 4. building an educational platform.

    the team

    We are constantly looking for strong mid or senior developers to work on both the frontend and backend of our functionalities. So far, our 6 people team consists of mainly fullstack developers but in the near future we plan to start working in two teams, each with different specialization. Before that happens we would like to hire the experienced team leader, with the potential to maintain and grow the team. Maybe that’s you ? ;) If you think so, go ahead and apply !

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