API Team Lead

  • Location: Dublin
  • Type: Permanent
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.

Key Responsibilities:
  • 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.

Skills/Experience needed:
  • 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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