We're looking for extraordinary people to help us create technology for the future. Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, the Domain Lead will be instrumental in helping us achieve our strategic objectives.  You will be leading a team of multi-dimensional engineers to develop cutting edge software applications and will be responsible for delivering multiple priorities and allocating resources. The Domain Lead provides authoritative input into product features & timelines; technologies; and in issue resolution.

This role and environment is not for someone looking to simply manage teams, you will be equally excited to roll your sleeves up, commit quality code, as well as be taught a thing or two by the developers you manage.   

Within a specific domain you can expect to lead the following teams:

  • Front End: Optimise the technical performance and enhance user interfaces including progressive web application functionality and UX improvements.
  • Backend Team: Responsible for the backbone of our applications - designing and handling core workflows and all user management.
  • Testing Team: Responsible for expanding our automated integration test coverage across multiple code bases
  • Other Domain specific teams

You will be responsible for:

  • Proactively leading a Domain team in a fast-paced environment to help drive features, innovation, and product vision.
  • Designing & building out new teams based on business requirements & business strategy
  • Overseeing all aspects of product lifecycle, including understanding requirements, building and deploying quality software, and supporting device features
  • Ensuring the balance between high quality and timely delivery releases
  • Driving a high-performance culture and maintaining rigorous standards in terms of following processes, governance and accountability
  • Coach, mentor and develop team members including onboarding, development & career planning and performance feedback, with emphasis on developing effective technical leaders within those teams.
  • Empower team members to take responsibility for their jobs and goals. Delegate responsibility and hold team members accountable by setting clear performance expectations.
  • Foster a collaborative, values driven team environment that allows for creative conflict, appreciation of diversity and inclusive behaviours.
  • Ultimately responsible for the successful execution of the Domain roadmap and other strategic projects as necessary

You will need:

  • Proven record of accomplishment as a leader and the management teams. (Minimum 5+ years leadership experience)
  • Strong communication skills and ability to form effective relationships with colleagues and Leadership Team
  • Productivity focused mindset and ability to motivate teams for high performance, with a track record in delivery.
  • Successfully lead continuous deployment projects
  • In depth knowledge of, and passion for (at least) one of the following: GoLang, Ruby, JavaScript, Java, Python, C (and derivatives)
  • Knowledge of Node.js, jQuery and React.js
  • Experience with TDD or BDD workflows
  • SQL and key/value data structures
  • Experience with Git, Jira, Jenkins
  • Optionally knowledge of DevOps useful such as Chef and Ansible
  • Must have the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization, both verbally and written, in English.
  • We will only consider candidates happy to work from our Poznań office for domain lead roles.

Education

Computer Science or related degrees, post-grad preferred. 

What we can offer:

  • Highly competitive remuneration, commensurate with senior level technology roles (dependant on experience)  
  • Flexible working hours
  • Paid vacations, maternity and paternity leave
  • A new MacBook and accessories to make sure you're working with the best technology
  • Private health insurance
  • Multisport card
  • Financing of an English language course
  • Weekly team lunch paid for by company in various restaurants
  • Regular team building events: casual drinks, parties, games and strategy sessions
  • Office snacks and drinks - free for all to take

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