Lead Mobile Web Developer (JavaScript, PHP)

Job description

Over 200 developers are working across Europe ensuring that our service maintains its highest standard at all times. If you would like to join a diverse international team and work on interesting projects that challenge your knowledge and expertise, you’re the kind of person we want! Come and join us at our wonderful office in Budapest!

 

What you will really be doing

  • Provide technical direction for the development, design, and systems integration from definition phase through implementation
  • Apply significant knowledge of industry trends and developments
  • Easily recognize system deficiencies and implements effective solutions
  • Create and executes development plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Keep Project Management well informed of status of development effort and serves as liaison between development staff and Project Management 
  • Ensure technical teams are contributing to our code library
  • Own the development lifecycle and is responsible for managing technical risks throughout the project
  • Perform technical plan reviews and code reviews
  • Mentor and evaluate developers
  • Track and measure performance of individuals and groups in the Development department
  • Inspire and motivate co-workers to attain goals and pursue excellence
  • Participate on team meetings effectively
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change
  • Effectively utilize each team member to his/her fullest potential
  • Keep track of lessons learned and share those lessons with team members
  • Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Review the reports of teams and address issues as appropriate
  • Comply with, communicate and help enforcing of standard policies and procedures

Requirements

Management

  • Strong people management skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to analyze various inputs to help prioritize work
  • Ability to communicate effectively to different levels of the organizational roles
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, time-compressed and dynamic environment
  • Broad knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Understands the benefits of the various programming languages
  • Significant knowledge of client/server and internet systems architectures
  • Other competences according to primary role

Tech skills

  • BSc or Master in Computer Science or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in coding
  • 3+ years of experience working with high-availability, high-performance, scalable systems
  • Experience with both JavaScript and PHP
  • Experience with test driven development and clean code principles
  • Proficient in OOP and design patterns
  • Strong communication skills in English, being able to collaborate with remote teams
  • An aptitude in enhancing your skills and researching into latest technologies
  • Measure your success by the success of your team

Desired skills

  • Work with multiple technologies: PHP, MySQL, MSSQL, MongoDB, Memcache, other distributed and in-house built systems
  • Experience with Relational Databases and NoSQL technologies
  • Experience with JavaScript: ReactJS, Redux, Redux-saga, Vanilla JS
  • Familiar with Front-end build process: Webpack, Gulp
  • Mobile browser experience
  • Experience in live streaming technology
  • Node.js experience
  • Familiarity with Extreme Programming (XP)
  • Knowledge of other programming languages
  • Continuous integration

What we offer

Salary and benefits

  • Opportunity to attend conferences, certifications, technical workshops, trainings, and meetups
  • Free English language courses in the office
  • Enthusiastic professionals to learn from
  • Possibility to advance in the company

Company culture

  • Dynamic and friendly atmosphere
  • Complimentary daily breakfast in the office
  • Complimentary coffee, tea, and fresh fruit every day
  • Complimentary guarded parking (cars, motorcycles, bikes) 
  • Fantastic events, including Christmas Parties, Family Days, Hackathons and other surprises
  • Chill rooms, creative areas, and LAN parties
  • Company branded merchandise (goodies)
  • BBQ grill and sport events (Teqball, basketball, futsal)

Professional growth

  • Opportunity to attend conferences, certifications, technical workshops, trainings, and meetups
  • Free English language courses in the office
  • Enthusiastic professionals to learn from
  • Possibility to advance in the company