Descrizione dell’azienda e della posizione ricercata
The company is one of the leading API Infrastructure providers worldwide and recently obtained $5M in Venture Capital funding to continue building this vision. Engineering outstanding products is at the core of what the company does as the leader of the engineering organization you will have a major influence on products and processes.
Director of Engineering
Responsible for strategy, processes management of engineering organization across all products and systems
This position will reports directly to the CEO
Salary based on experience and always very competitive
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a working permit for the EU
our backend servers billions of requests per month, with peaks of several thousands requests per second. On the front end, our users are highly savy technical folks who like to have things “work right” – so the position involves putting your skills to the test in combining a high performance system with excellent usability.
The company operates in teams working on systems such as the high capacity backend, advances front end dashboards and user facing management controls, as well as multiple other useful tools.
The Director of engineering role involves setting effective management of the whole engineering organization across all teams: setting policies, product vision and leadership, team culture and individual contributions where necessary. It also involves managing the interface to other parts of the company such as marketing, sales and support to ensure coherent plans and execution.
Strong background in technology leadership (running teams, groups, continuous integration, inter-dept communication)
Familiarity with Agile, Scrum and related team management paradigms
Strong software development background with existing coding skills in one or more common web languages (Ruby, Python, Perl, Java)
Strong Architectural experience of large scale distributed web applications running in multiple physical server locations and millions/billions of transactions per month.
Strong Systems management background with understanding of maintenance of Quality of Service, Security and other defensive measures.
Background in effective hiring of technical team members.
Familiarity with source control systems (GitHub)
Strong communication skills and sense of accountability
Willingness to learn and to teach
Curiosity for tech, programming languages and frameworks
Technical Ability Ruby, Rails, HTML, CSS and jQuery
Relational and Non-relational database experience (specifically MySQL, REDIS, MongoDB)
Worked in a hosted cloud environment such as AWS
Experience using and integrating with third-party APIs
Contributions to the open-source community
Moderate tabletennis skills 🙂
The involves both technical architecture and design as well management of individual technical teams. We strongly value an open, collaborative and dynamic technical culture and wish to maintain this. We also value big thinkers and leaders to help solve problems which are often unique and challenging.
Why Working with us rocks:
The company is at the cutting edge of the evolution of the Web and you’ll see first hand how our customers are doing new and exciting things in Web tech and mobile. You’ll work with a highly motivated team across two continents and three countries:
The Barcelona office is in the city centre with a great open space, balcony and quick access to all the important parts of the city including the Beach.
We regularly organise team events, internal presentations and hack events. You’ll also find plenty of opportunity to show off your input into product and other parts of the company.
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