Workable makes software to help companies find and hire great people. We get recruiting and its role in building healthy workplaces which is why we’re proud more than 20,000 teams around the world use Workable to do exactly that.
And while we take recruiting seriously, we don’t take ourselves too seriously. At Workable, you’ll find smart people who have fun, learn and innovate, and help others do the same.
We brainstorm, we laugh, and, occasionally, we party (there’s a lot to celebrate), but we also appreciate people’s need for quiet time and focused work.
We respect everyone, we hire the best, and make sure every experience is special.
We’re growing fast, in both headcount and revenue, and we’re looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join Workable's newly formed fully remote team!
Workable's newly formed fully remote team
We have a team of remarkably talented and friendly developers, a strong engineering culture and a dogged emphasis on customer-
centric design. We're working on all sorts of exciting areas of application development : web, mobile, infrastructure, performance, UI / UX design, integrations with dozens of web services, API development, modern front-
end frameworks, scalability, video, natural language processing, data science and usability engineering. Agile methodology and test-
driven development are not things we read about in blogs, it's what we do every day.
As a lead software engineer leader you will :
Develop a team of software engineers through coaching, mentoring and management.
Maintain high levels of development practices including technical design, solution development, systems configuration, documentation, test, issue identification and resolution, writing clean, modular and self-sustaining code.
Grow the technical expertise of your team.
Work closely with the product manager to enable sustainable delivery.
Work closely with the Talent team to hire and onboard engineers.
Facilitate collaboration with other engineers, product managers and designers to solve interesting and challenging problems across our platform.
Partner with other managers and engineers across the organization to align strategies, roadmaps, priorities and dependencies to mitigate risks and issues.
Present roadmaps, complex ideas, and features to a broad audience effectively.
A minimum of fιve years of full time industry experience leading software development teams (preferably using Ruby, Node or Java)
Ability to perform end-to-end application development and manage an entire app
Excellent problem solving skills
Experience of working remotely
Being passionate about code quality
Ability to respectfully review code and be a mentor with leadership skills
A strong background in relational database theory and excellent knowledge of Relational Databases (Postgres, MySQL, SQL server, Oracle)
Familiarity with NOSQL storage (MongoDB, Redis, Elastic, etc.)
A firm grasp of multi-threading, object-oriented design and asynchronous programming
BS / MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
Aside from these basics, we'll give extra credit to candidates that have experience in any of the following :
Previews work experience with Agile techniques (e.g. Scrum Master)
Knowledge of state-of-the-art information security practices
Experience with Amazon AWS platform or Kubernetes
Our employees enjoy benefits that make them more productive and contribute directly to the development of their professional skills.
We want to be able to attract the best of the best and make sure they keep getting better. This is a remote position and on top of this we are offering :
An attractive salary package
Mobile telephony and data plan
Continued learning and training budget
Health insurance plan
Apple gear, and access to the best productivity and training tools