Team Lead – Javascript/React (m/f/d) // Vimcar at Vimcar

Posted on: 09/03/2021

Location: Berlin, Germany (ON-SITE)

full time

Glassdoor: 4.0 / 5 | Original Source

Tags: celery ecs flask express backbone node redis react javascript python jenkins aws docker elasticsearch dynamodb postgresql

As one of Berlin's fastest growing SaaS scaleups, Vimcar is redefining business mobility. By combining live car data and a set of cloud-based applications, we offer real-time insight into vehicle activity to help our customers reduce the operational costs for their fleets. By serving SMB's to large enterprises in DACH and the UK, Vimcar already has 100,000+ connected cars. Headquartered in Berlin, more than 200 employees from 28+ countries are working towards our mission to build Europe's leading fleet tech company. Important information regarding COVID-19: the safety of our employees is very important to us. Therefore, you can expect the application process, as well as the start of your employment with us to be remote until further notice. One of our core products, that helps us turn fleet management into a seamless and effortless experience for our customers is called Fleet Admin and is developed by a small cross-functional team of engineers. They're responsible for creating new features, with a strong focus on the value that they will add to the product for our customers. And now we're looking for a Team Lead of this team. **YOUR ROLE** * You are primarily focused on people leadership, making sure that the team is motivated and productive, and helping the team members grow. * You are an enabler: whenever you spot obstacles for the team, you try to clear them. You are the supporter and the backbone of the team. * You drive and embrace hard technical decisions together with the team. You balance engineering and product priorities and establish a road map. * Make sure that the team is heading in the right direction * You collaborate closely with a dedicated product manager and other members of our product team. Along with the team, you challenge product requirements and ensure deadlines are met. * You are a hands-on software engineer. While writing code won't be your highest priority, you'll still have the capacity to work directly in our codebase. **THE TECH STACK** * Front-end: Javascript, React, Flow, Rsjx, Node.js, Express, Yarn, Webpack * Back-end: Python, Flask, aiohttp, Celery * Databases: PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch * Cloud: AWS, ECS, Docker, Jenkins **YOUR PROFILE** * 1+ years of experience with leading and mentoring a team of developers in a product-focused, agile environment. * 4+ years of experience as a software developer, with JavaScript/React. * Ability to spot bottlenecks in the processes and proactively act on them. * Enabler of the team, who gives them space to do their best and empower them. * Product mindset; you're always trying to figure out which solution brings the most value for the user. * A strong architecture and systems thinking mindset help you to make hard decisions and build, maintain and improve larger systems over time. Experience in designing and maintaining REST APIs. * Business fluent in English, with excellent communication skills. **OUR OFFER** * Why should you join us? At Vimcar, you can take an established ScaleUp through an exciting growth period with significant VC backing. * Develop a central part of the product that makes life easier for over 50,000 customers every day * The opportunity to lead a very collaborative and supportive team, that gives space for ideas and values honest feedback * Agile work environment with flat hierarchies, and strong product focus * Quick, sustainable growth & secure funding * Permanent full-time position with flexible work hours * Personal learning budget to support your professional growth, as well as free in-house language courses * Access to company carsharing, frequent company events, and a variety of other perks, including membership with Urban Sports Club **SOUNDS LIKE YOU?** We're looking forward to hearing from you. Let us get to know you better, and let's find out together if we'll make a great match! If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. We're happy to help!