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Backend Tech Lead

Full Time

Location

Israel

Lightricks Uk

We want to continue our tradition of creating award-winning apps - in London! Our R&D-oriented office offers the agility and excitement of a startup while at the same time reaping the benefits of an established and successful company.

Location

DESCRIPTION

Jerusalem

Israel

Lightricks Germany

Do you want to work on beautifully crafted applications in a creative startup environment while enjoying the benefits of a mature and profitable company? Then read on. We are currently forming a new team in Munich and are looking for top-notch developers who share our vision of democratizing creativity with award-winning apps.

JOB DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION

Behind our chart-topping apps there’s an extensive backend operation that provides our products with core services. Our backend teams are responsible for building systems from the ground up that enable the multi-faceted business of Lightricks to function - from user authentication, through payment processing, to collecting, storing and processing millions of user events on a daily basis. We’re looking for a Backend Tech Lead with hands-on experience leading the development of reliable backend services. If you’re a creative thinker and doer with experience in leading software engineering projects end 2 end. If you want to build incredible software and solve the hardest problems across our backend platform, while working alongside engineers at the top of their field, Lightricks is the perfect place for you.

Behind our chart-topping apps there’s an extensive backend operation that provides our products with core services. 

Our backend teams are responsible for building systems from the ground up that enable the multi-faceted business of Lightricks to function - from user authentication, through payment processing, to collecting, storing and processing millions of user events on a daily basis.

We’re looking for a Backend Tech Lead with hands-on experience leading the development of reliable backend services. If you’re a creative thinker and doer with experience in leading software engineering projects end 2 end. If you want to build incredible software and solve the hardest problems across our backend platform, while working alongside engineers at the top of their field, Lightricks is the perfect place for you.

Responsibilities

  • Wear the tech hat and have a continuous dialog with managers, others teach leads and product people about how to deliver great products on time.
  • Lead end to end implementation of new projects and features.
  • Brainstorming feature design, system architecture and troubleshooting.
  • Designing and building scalable and robust data pipelines that integrate with multiple internal and external data sources.
  • Designing and building highly available mission critical microservices and APIs.
  • Writing clean, maintainable and testable code, and inspiring others to do the same.
  • Full ownership of the technology stack including infrastructure and production-readiness of key systems.
  • Identifying and implementing software engineering best practices.
  • Work with CI/CD pipelines to deliver frequent and high quality features.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience writing backend systems.
  • Proven experience of leading large, successful backend projects.
  • Experience mentoring developers.
  • Experience with building scalable microservices APIs and data pipeline systems.
  • Experience writing clean code and unit tests.
  • Experience with SQL databases (NoSQL - a plus).
  • Smart and knows how to get things done.
  • Highly independent, accountable and a team player.

Benefits

  • An amazing option plan
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous pension
  • Subsidised private healthcare, lunch and gym membership.
  • Refreshments! Fruit, veggies, snacks & of course, lots of coffee!

We’re open to suggestions on perks!

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Amazing stock option plan
  • 28 days of paid vacation + 13 public holidays
  • Subsidised lunch
  • Home office policy
  • Team events
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Relocation allowance, if needed
  • Fruit, snacks & coffee



We’re open to suggestions on perks!

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