Our client is a ground-breaking social network powered OTA focused on the consumer market, with a global online booking platform which operates in 179 countries. With a strong global presence built over the years, this platform offers an intuitive interface and a diverse range of options, allowing users to find unique and budget-friendly solutions tailored to their needs. Emphasizing user feedback and efficient processes, it has become a preferred choice for those seeking effective and memorable experiences. They are looking for a API Team Lead to join their team. The candidate will lead an established team of 3 Developers and a QA Engineer. Your team, working alongside SRE and DBAs, will deliver new features on the companies API Platform. You will be expected to act as a Technical and Agile Leader, to grow people, collaborate with others, identify and amplify value.
Evolving the Technical Direction/Architecture/Best Practices by working with Architects and our Architectural Community of Practice (CoP).
Communicating the Technical Direction/Architecture/Best Practices established by the CoP to your team ensuring they are understood and.
Developing the teams Scrum processes with an emphasis on creating a self-organising team that focuses on delivering value into Production constantly.
Mentor team members. Ensure they receive frequent performance feedback and are continuously learning.
Work your Team, Business and Technical stakeholders to plan/scope features via quarterly planning sessions.
Understand which projects are on track and which are blocked and escalate as required.
Ensure that applications developed by your team are consistently monitored for Latency, Errors, and cost.
Create and support a rewarding working environment that aligns with the company culture.
Minimum 5 years professional development experience in Node.js using typescript.
Strong understanding of Design Patterns (particularly within the Microservice Architecture)
Strong experience developing and maintaining Cloud Native applications
Strong experience with NoSQL DBs
Strong CI/CD experience
Experience working with remote teams.
Preferred experience with an API Gateway.
Previous experience with MariaDB and PHP would be ‘nice to have’.
What you’ll get in return:
Competitive salary & benefits
Enhanced annual leave plus 3 Wellbeing Days per year
Paid family leave (maternity, paternity, surrogacy & adoption)
Fully remote working
Support for your ongoing growth & development
Inclusive people policies (sickness, menopause, compassionate and fertility leave)
A chance to give back in your local community with 5 paid volunteering days
Get in touch: If you are interested in hearing more about this job, please apply here or email your CV to [email protected] and we can arrange a call! Looking forward to hearing from you.
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Phonsie is a talented and dynamic Junior Recruitment Consultant specializing in product, data, tech, and design. With a passion for connecting top-tier talent with innovative companies, Phonsie brings a fresh perspective to the world of recruitment.