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Sr Tech Lead

We’re a growing, profitable business with a team of 250+ people from 50 nationalities based in over 15 countries. Our portfolio serves the unique needs of microbusinesses. In addition to our GDPR-compliant website builder powered by AI, we offer an online store, logo creator, legal text generator, business listings, social media integration, SEO, and more. We recently launched Business Builder. This is a new all-in-one solution - the first of its kind in Germany - that enables people at the start of their self-employment journey to get from idea to success faster and easier. And there’s a lot more coming! We’re constantly developing new products and services that make the lives of microbusiness owners easier and help fuel their businesses. If you’re inspired by our mission and like the idea of working for a dynamic remote-first company where you can create impact from day 1, we’d love to meet you!

Role Overview

We are looking for a seasoned Tech Lead to guide our backend engineering team. As the Tech Lead, you'll be working closely with a team of talented engineers to design, build, and maintain high-quality APIs using Kotlin. Your role will be crucial in ensuring the technical excellence of our backend systems and fostering a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement within the team.

What You’ll Be Doing
 
  • Lead the design and development of robust APIs services ensuring scalability, reliability, and performance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to architect and deliver backend solutions that align with the company's vision and goals.
  • Provide technical leadership, mentorship, and code reviews to maintain our high standard of code quality.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve backend issues, ensuring timely resolution and minimal downtime.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement, encouraging best practices in backend development and staying abreast of industry trends and technologies.
  • Liaise between the development team and stakeholders to ensure clear communication and timely delivery of high-quality solutions.
  • Participate actively in the recruitment and training processes to build a strong and competent backend engineering team.
     
What You Bring To The Table
 
  • 5+ years of experience in backend development with at least 2 years in a technical leadership or senior engineering role.
  • Proficient with Kotlin, or experience with Java.
  • Extensive experience with REST APIs, microservices architecture, and cloud computing platforms (e.g. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform).
  • Strong understanding of software architecture, design patterns, and best practices in backend development.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and lead in a team environment.
  • Experience with JavaScript, TypeScript, and/or React is a plus
     
What We Offer

Inspiring Mission: At our core, we are driven by a meaningful mission - to empower solopreneurs and small businesses to succeed and to contribute to the sustainability and vibrancy of the communities they serve.

Flexibility and Trust: Our work environment thrives on flexibility and trust. We offer fully remote work set-up with opportunities for in-person collaboration. You can manage your working hours flexibly because we prioritize the results you deliver over the number of hours you put in.

Support for your side hustles: We encourage side hustles. In addition, you get up to three free Jimdo websites for your personal or professional projects that you get to keep forever.

An International Diverse Team: Our team is a mosaic of over 248 individuals hailing from 50+ different countries and working across 15+ diverse locations. We take pride in our openness and inclusivity, with an Employee-led DEI Council and active ERGs that ensure everyone's voices are heard.

Continuous Growth and Career Development: We invest in your growth with company-wide access to LinkedIn Learning and other initiatives. From day one, you have the chance to contribute your ideas and create a meaningful impact. Our flat hierarchies and swift decision-making processes provide an open platform for your career progression.

Competitive Benefits Package
 
  • Annual compensation reviews to ensure you're rewarded fairly.
  • A remote office set-up bonus to enhance your workspace.
  • A unique workation policy that allows you to work from different locations.
  • An employee assistance program, offering resources and counseling.
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