At Similarweb, we're revolutionizing the way businesses interact with the digital world by revealing to them everything that happens online. Our cutting-edge platform and unique data empower over 4,300 customers globally, including industry giants like Google, eBay, and Adidas, to make game-changing decisions that drive their digital strategies.

In 2021, we went public on the New York Stock Exchange, and we haven’t stopped growing since!  

We’re looking for an Vertical Team Lead - Web, Backend  (reporting to R&D Director)

Why is this role so important at Similarweb?
We seek a dynamic and experienced Backend Team Lead to oversee and guide our team of talented full-stack developers in technical and managerial aspects. As a Backend Team Lead, you will play a crucial role in shaping our development processes, ensuring efficient project execution, and fostering a collaborative and growth-oriented work environment.

So, what will you be doing all day?

  • Lead and mentor a team of full-stack developers, providing technical guidance and support to achieve exceptional results.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements, timelines, and deliverables.
  • Design, code and manage large scale, highly available services using cutting edge technologies (.Net, React, over AWS, CI/CD on Kubernetes).
  • Lead the design of complex applications within a Big Data environment, while exploring and addressing challenging server-side issues.
  • Ensure the adherence to coding standards, best practices, and architectural principles to maintain high-quality, scalable, and secure applications.
  • Oversee the team's day-to-day activities, track progress, and identify opportunities for process improvements and optimization.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate technical challenges, resolving issues promptly to ensure project success.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment that encourages knowledge sharing, innovation, and professional growth.

This is the perfect job for someone who has:

  • 2+ years experience as a Team Lead or similar managerial position, demonstrating the ability to lead, motivate, and empower development teams.
  • Strong expertise in backend technologies, including .NET, NodeJs, MySQL.
  • Experience with databases such as dynamo db, firebolt / snowflake.
  • Advantage: Experience in front-end development utilizing JavaScript/TypeScript and React
  • Solid understanding of software development methodologies, version control systems, and continuous integration/delivery practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, enabling effective collaboration with team members and stakeholders.
  • A passion for staying updated with the latest industry trends and a commitment to driving technological advancements within the team.
  • Love to be a hands-on leader - a must!

Why you’ll love being a Similarwebber:

You’ll actually love the product you work with: Our customers aren’t our only raving fans. When we asked our employees why they chose to come work at Similarweb, 99% of them said “the product.” Imagine how exciting your job is when you get to work with the most powerful digital intelligence platform in the world.

You’ll find a home for your big ideas:  We encourage an open dialogue and empower employees to bring their ideas to the table. You’ll find the resources you need to take initiative and create meaningful change within the organization. 

We offer competitive perks & benefits: We take your well-being seriously, and offer competitive compensation packages to all employees. We also put a strong emphasis on community, with regular team outings and happy hours.

You can grow your career in any direction you choose: Interested in becoming a VP or want to transition into a different department? Whether it’s Career Week, personalized coaching, or our ongoing learning solutions, you’ll find all the tools and opportunities you need to develop your career right here.

Diversity isn’t just a buzzword: People want to work in a place where they can be themselves. We strive to create a workplace that is reflective of the communities we serve, where everyone is empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We are committed to inclusivity across race, gender, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, age, religion, spirituality, identity and experience. We believe our culture of equality and mutual respect also helps us better understand and serve our customers in a world that is becoming more global, more diverse, and more digital every day.

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