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Engineering Team Lead

Remote work - Full-time - Engineering

Engineering Team Lead
XpertSea

About XpertSea

We’re a tech company on a quest to build a better, fairer and more sustainable global aquaculture industry. We leverage machine learning and big data to create and maintain a more transparent supply chain, help farmers modernize their operations and boost profits through faster payments and valuable production insights.

Job description

XpertSea is looking for an Engineering Team Lead with expertise in mobile and web development. The ideal candidate is passionate about software quality, measuring and improving execution, and is, most importantly, passionate about fostering his team's culture, environment and growth. 

Under the direction of the Chief Technology Officer, the Engineering Team Lead will collaborate with the Product Owner, Product Designer and QA specialists to improve and maintain our product offering.

At XpertSea, we are using state-of-the-art cloud-first technologies with the infrastructure-as-code approach. We leverage tools like Docker, Kubernetes, AWS and TypeScript (Node.js).

We are looking for a great team player to join a dynamic and highly collaborative team and that most of all, likes to have fun. We believe that a job should be a place to accomplish yourself and we hope you will join us in this journey.

Learn more about our technology.

Responsibilities

  • Coaching - Help team members reach their full potential through coaching, mentoring, career planning and one-on-one meetings.

  • Setting the tone - Foster a team environment that promotes a healthy culture, positivism, engagement and retention. You set the tone so lead by example.

  • Leading execution - Learn enough on relevant subjects so you can take crucial decisions, run and lead agile ceremonies, show advancement to stakeholders or other technical colleagues, delegate efficiently as needed.

  • Prioritizing - Collaborate with stakeholders to make sure all team members are aligned on top priorities and objectives, which includes following product priorities, but also technical debt, level 3 support or release management.

  • Removing blockers - Work daily with the team and product owner, product designer, quality assurance & support lead, and community leads to deliver high-quality products and remove any blockers to success.

  • Representing the team - Be the ambassador and the main representative of the team no matter the forum. Be the first to highlight success or admit failure. Your team expects you to represent them, do not be afraid to.

Qualifications

  • Between 5-10 years of experience in software development

  • At least 5 years of experience in a team lead position

  • Strong programming background

  • Experienced with leading and managing cross-functional product teams

  • Effective communication skills and ability to communicate effectively in French and English

  • Experience with JavaScript  / TypeScript web frameworks

  • Experience with at least one cloud provider

Do you know or would like to develop your skills in 

  • Correctly connecting a USB cable on the first try?

  • Docker (or other container technologies)?

  • Typescript and/or NodeJS?

  • AWS?

  • ReactJS / ReactNative?

  • Micro-services?

  • Monorepo?

  • Memes or GIFs?

Perks, values and culture

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