About usHave you ever clicked on a Facebook ad? Or seen a product listing on Google Shopping, Amazon, or eBay? That’s where Productsup comes into play!
Your role and goals
We’re looking for a People Lead Engineering (m/f/d) to manage our Backend Core Team of 5 developers. You’ll lead the effort to extend our data processing pipeline, which processes over 5 billion products a day.In your first 3 months you will:
Build an understanding of our product, customer use cases, processing pipeline, and software architecture as well as infrastructure
Take over management of a 5-person Backend team and get to know each team member’s role, tasks and areas of expertise
Champion agile development methods: learn what agile processes are already in place and get team buy-in for implementing improvements
Use your coding skills to support your team in solving complex technical challenges
In your first 6 months and beyond you will:
Guide your team to implement new features, collaborating closely with our VP Engineering, product team and other backend team leads
Prioritize and delegate tasks in order to ensure timely delivery of projects
Coach each of your team members and help them develop their key skills and technical knowledge
Attract, hire and onboard top tech talents who actively contribute to Productsup’s product and culture
What you bring to the team
2+ years of demonstrated tech leadership experience
5+ years of experience in PHP (good knowledge of Slim, Silex or Symfony frameworks) and MySQL
Deep knowledge in APIs, web services, command line programs, TDD and SOLID design principles
Good understanding of B2B SaaS products and experience dealing with big data
Extended database experience in Elasticsearch, MongoDB or Couchbase
Outstanding communication skills in English
Educational background in business informatics or computer science is a plus
What we offer you
Do you have what it takes? We'd love to hear from you!
Send us your online application including CV, salary expectations and earliest possible starting date. We know CVs don't always tell the whole story, so feel free to let us know why you're interested in this role in a short cover letter (~100 words).Curious about our culture at Productsup? Take a look at our Kununu (4.63/5) and Glassdoor (5/5) ratings!