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Engineering Lead

Function: Technology
Location: Remote
Job Type: Permanent/Full time

May 03, 2024

About the Role:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead Engineer to oversee our dynamic engineering team, which includes front-end, back-end, and mobile engineers. This role requires a strong technical foundation in software development and a proven track record in team leadership and agile project management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate scrum ceremonies including daily stand-ups, sprint planning, retrospectives, and sprint reviews, ensuring active participation from all team members.
  • Work closely with product management teams to accurately estimate and prioritise work packages based on the roadmap and strategic goals.
  • Ensure that all work packages are delivered on time and meet the high standards of quality our users expect. Implement robust testing frameworks and continuous integration practices to maintain product reliability.
  • Act as the first point of contact for the engineering team in case of issues or blockers.
  • Provide timely and effective solutions to keep the team moving forward.
  • Conduct regular one-on-one meetings with team members to support their professional growth and development. Offer guidance and feedback to help them achieve their career goals.
  • Create a motivating and inclusive team environment where open communication and constructive feedback are encouraged. Ensure all team members have the opportunity to contribute to discussions and decision-making processes.
  • Utilise strong coding skills to contribute to project development when necessary, particularly during product launches or critical updates. Promote coding best practices and innovations within the team.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with data structures, algorithms, and system design.
  • Proficient in Java, Python, and JavaScript with frameworks such as React.
  • Experience with mobile development platforms including Android and iOS.
  • Thorough understanding of DevOps principles and technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate, and manage technical teams. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills. Ability to handle multiple priorities and complex challenges.

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