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R&D Team Leader

Product & Engineering
Dundee, United Kingdom

Description

Optimove is a global marketing tech company, recognized as a Leader by Forrester and a Challenger by Gartner. We work with some of the world’s most exciting brands, such as Papa John’s, Staples, and Entain, who love our thought-provoking combination of art and science. With a strong product, a proven business, and the DNA of a vibrant, fastly-growing startup, we’re on the cusp of our next growth spurt. It’s the perfect time to join our team of ~300 thinkers and doers across NYC, LDN, TLV, and other locations, where 2 of every 3 managers were promoted from within. Growing your career with Optimove is basically guaranteed.

Based in Dundee, Scotland, our R&D operation is a dynamic environment, where every developer can impact the flow of technology – from introducing the smallest library to making big infrastructure changes. We welcome open-minded developers who like to share knowledge and help each other to push Optimove forward to the cutting edge of today’s tech. We are looking for talented developers strong and energetic A-players interested in developing cutting-edge technology to make an impact on our company and on the entire martech industry. 


Responsibilities 

  • To lead a scrum team of developers 
  • 50-70% hands-on, very technical position
  • Excellent knowledge of software design and scalable web architecture.
  • Work in Agile process with Product Managers, UX Designers, and other TLs.
  • Identify and implement improvements to data quality, reliability & efficiency at the level of the whole system
Requirements
  • 2 years of experience as Team Leader 
  • B.Sc. (or higher) in computer sciences, or equivalent
  • People’s person with strong leadership skills who can motivate and build a winning team
  • Experience with the Angular framework, Web development
  • Hands on experience developing .NET/NodeJS backend services – minimum 5 years
  • Experience with Docker and Orchestration Infrastructures (K8S)
  • Experience with GCP or an equivalent cloud platform
  • Understanding of micro-services architecture
  • Knowledge of SQL and other no-SQL databasesAdvantages
  • Experience with Java development
  • Demonstrated ability to write clean code – engineering excellence mindset
  • Experience working in a global organization or with offshore teams

Advantages 

  • Experience with Java development
  • Demonstrated ability to write clean code – engineering excellence mindset
  • Experience working in a global organization or with offshore teams

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