We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer with at least 6 years of work experience in building and developing web applications. You will be responsible for leading our digital projects from idea to roll out, translate client requirements into structured technical solutions, lead a team of 2-3 developers to build and deploy scalable web applications, and to bring our experiences to life through modern frontend frameworks.
In this role, you’ll work closely with our product owners, project managers, and UX/UI designers.
You like to push forward with new concepts and technologies, and seek new opportunities to grow personally and professionally? Then this is your chance to work with a highly skilled team on award-winning digital products and experiences.
Lead the development team by providing technical leadership and guidance, and build a dynamic development culture
Lead the whole lifecycle of web development projects—from idea, conception, specification, architecture, implementation, right up to testing and roll-out
Design and develop the overall web architecture and tech stack (Server structure, Database, REST API, CI/CD), ensuring their speed and scalability, to answer projects´ specific challenges and constraints
Collaborate closely with our designers, product managers and clients to plan, design and build delightful user experience, and easy-to-use web applications
Write well designed, testable, efficient, sustainable and reusable code by using best software development practices
Foster a culture of continuous delivery and test-driven development, and good Agile practices providing a foundation for iterative web development
Stay up-to-date with current technologies and share your insights and learnings to foster an innovation culture within the agency
6+ years of experience as Senior Developer (full-stack), preferably for a digital agency or start-up with proven track of successful implementations of digital products
2+ years of experience in leading a team of developers
Comprehensive knowledge of engineering best practices such as code refactoring, design patterns, design-driven development, CI/CD (e.g. CircleCI), building highly scalable and secure web applications
Excellent problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills and ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively in English [written and verbal].
Strong understanding of microservice architecture and ability to design, develop and implement scalable, elastic microservice based platforms
Experience building scalable architectures using serverless and event-driven technologies, preferably with AWS Lambda and AWS API Gateway
Commercial experience with Infrastructure as Code (i.e.Terraform)
Experience with Headless CMS solutions, (e.g. Contentful, Strapi)
Great understanding and command of server-side languages, preferably Node.js, and utilise RESTful and GraphQL APIs
Advanced experience with AWS, and containerisation (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
Relevant experience in modern frontend technologies and frameworks, preferably React (or equivalent framework), and stage management libraries such as Redux
2+ year of experience with Typescript
Experience with SSR/SSG frameworks, such as Next.js or Gatsby
Experience with relational and NoSQL Databases, e.g. MongoDB
Ability to work and communicate efficiently while working 100% remotely - experience in a full remote context is a plus.
Great team player who leads by example and knows how to motivate colleagues and manage external stakeholders
Experience with Agile development methodologies, such as Kanban and Scrum
Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
A passion for design, fashion, music, and culture
You live and work in the range of time zones CET +/- 02:00
A creative work environment with exciting projects and challenges
A young and diverse company culture with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
Flextime, Remote Work
Attractive employee benefits (e.g. employee bonus program, annual budget per employee for learning & development, annual BVG ticket, Urban Sports Club Membership, monthly team events)
One more thing… this year we will take the entire studio to a summer team offsite, be part of it!
Guess so! Otherwise, you wouldn’t have read this far. :D
Reach out and let us know why you’d be a good fit for the job.
Please use the indicated link to apply.
We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees. Therefore, we encourage people of all genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientation to apply!