Engineering Team Lead (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Black Pen Recruitment

About the job

Our client is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. Their mission is to make blockchain more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. They strive to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all. Whilst driving business through technology.

Job Type: Remote | Full-Time

  • +6 years of work experience as a full stack engineer/developer
  • +2 years experience in a Senior Engineering position
  • Strong experience working in AWS cloud architecture
  • In-depth experience with 3 of the following technologies: NodeJS, Typescript, VueJS, Serverless Framework, AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, AWS SQS, AWS IoT, AWS EC2, ELK Stack, Jest, Flutter
  • Broad knowledge of JavaScript in general
  • Experience in Serverless Framework is advantageous
  • Experience planning and prioritising work, identifying dependencies, facilitating technical decisions and documenting results
  • Support and mentor your team while also being able to deliver your work independently
  • Collaborate closely with the product team, customer support, security and other stakeholders and sponsors to understand tooling requirements as well as country launch decisions
  • Lead by example and have strong communication and interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Verbal communication skills, including presentation skills, with an ability to communicate with a range of technical and non-technical team members and other relevant individuals
  • Time-management and organisational skills to manage a variety of tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise your workload
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure, particularly when dealing with threats and at times of high demand
  • Lead the team members in scoping, estimating and delivering product features and fixes in time and with quality
  • Building enablement for integrations and tooling on the internal admin panel
  • Ensure new automated country launches are functional and meet set country team requirements
  • Write and maintain clean, maintainable, and well-tested code for the future (and present) of the companyโ€™s platform
  • Set technical direction for implementation of features,tooling and automation
  • Provide guidance to team members and assist in breaking down requirements as well as clearing blockers to aid work delivery
  • Communicate effectively to cross functional teams and stakeholders regarding work delivery and status
  • Plan, supervise and document work delivery
  • Champion and advocate adherence for internal coding standards, development processes, and design best practices
  • Ensure quality by performing thorough testing and leveraging peer reviews for your work and the work of cross functional teams
  • Promote collaboration and engagement to ensure the team continues to ship high quality code fast
  • Embrace and demonstrate our values: craft for our customers, data driven, embracing diversity, creativity and independence
  • Exude your upbeat energy and enthusiasm each and every day to motivate your team to be the best they can in every aspect of what they do
  • Celebrate the success of others by recognising the contributions of committed team members and their achievements
  • Communicate in a fashion that is respectful and well understood
  • Collaborate with your peers to collectively think of innovative ideas that drive business through technology
  • Build and utilise working relationships with internal business partners across the organisation and external business contacts
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Blackpen Recruitment is a global recruitment agency that targets European, African and American Markets with headquarters based in Malta and Cape Town. Blackpen specialises in FinTech, Cryptocurrency, Startup and iGaming Recruitment.

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