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Engineering Lead or CTO

We are on a mission to help developers and teams be more open and productive.

We’re ready for our next phase of growth and are building a world-class engineering team. We are looking for an Engineering Lead or CTO to join our growing software development team.

If you want to create massive impact and develop global scale solutions, please read on.

In This Role You Will:

  • Lead and significantly contribute to medium-to-large feature releases  
  • Drive the technical design, implementation and delivery of complex business features  
  • Integrate with 3rd party tools from Atlassian, Microsoft and other team tool providers
  • Work on a cross-functional stack on both backend and some front-end where necessary
  • Conduct insightful, comprehensive code and design reviews  
  • Work closely with our growing development team on best development practices, and best code quality standards, and
  • Promote knowledge sharing, adoption of good practice and provide mentorship to the team.
  • Oversight over the implementation of information security controls for production infrastructure
  • Responsible for conducting risk assessments for production infrastructure
  • Oversight over information security in the software development process
  • Responsible for the design, development, implementation, operation, maintenance and monitoring of development and commercial cloud hosting security controls
  • Responsible for oversight over policy development related to systems and software under their control
  • Responsible for implementing risk management in the development process aligned with company goals
  • Oversight over Identity Management and Access Control processes for production data and infrastructure
  • Approval of technical access and change requests for non-standard access to systems under their control

What We're Looking For:

  • 5 years of prior experience writing production code at scale
  • You have successfully delivered multiple projects that span the software development lifecycle and can demonstrate this
  • You are a team player, but can deliver on your own
  • We use TypeScript/JavaScript/Java and you have no issues with this
  • You have a committed approach to software engineering with a passion to build high-quality code & a highly scalable software platform, and
  • You are self-motivated & continuously improve your software development skills
  • International experience is beneficial

Must have - Skills & Experience:  

  • 5 years of prior experience writing production code at scale.
  • 2 years of experience managing or leading engineering teams.
  • Excellent written communication skills — we have a strong writing culture.
  • A desire to move fast, prioritize, and constantly make critical decisions with a high level of ambiguity.
  • A self-starter mentality; you have started something on your own before — a startup, an open-source project, something else.
  • A deep love of startups

If you don’t tick every box above, we’d still encourage you to apply. We’re building a diverse team whose skills balance and complement one another.

Main technologies:

  • Frontend: ReactJS/Redux/TypeScript.
  • Backend: Java and TypeScript (Serverless on AWS).

Benefits and perks:

  • You can work from any place your want (we don't have an office, but we can organize one if you need).
  • Develop products used by 1000s of companies.
  • Career growth (you will receive tremendous support to unlock your potential).
  • Budget for education.
  • Fun and casual environment.
  • Smart and hard-working co-workers.
  • If something is missing and important to you - please let us know. We are a small flexible company.
  • Option to have equity.
Apply now via email
Please send your CV here:
careers@moveworkforward.com
Apply now via email
Please send your CV here:
careers@moveworkforward.com

How we work

100% Remote
We’re a remote-only, diverse team of curious, ambitious and humble individuals. Our mission is to empower everyone to have more transparency and productivity at work.
Collaboration
Great products are never created from thin air. The secret to creating great products is collaboration in working together as a team. Great products are created by a team and we help teams move work forward together.
Think Big
Our products help teams and individuals to better understand what is going, adds clarity and visibility on work the team is doing. This helps our customers understand their customers, and therefore they build better products as a result.
Culture & Values
Customer Obsession, Ownership, Think Big, Bias for Action, Frugality and Deliver Results. We live them daily.
Security is a top priority

Data Privacy

We prioritize customer data privacy with GDPR-compliant data collection and processing.

SOC 2 Type II Certified
We ensure that our systems, processes, and controls meet specific trust service criteria.
Secure Development
We employ end to end vulnerability checks during our coding and development process.
Infrastructure Access
We use multi-factor authentication and restrict access based on team’s needs.
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