Backend Lead Developer
Please do not apply if you are outside these time zones.
Our German office is in a spacious modern building in Berlin, the tech start-up hub of Germany.
The UK office is at Gaddesden Place, Hemel Hempstead,, a country mansion, with snooker table and swimming pool.
Xara is hiring a Remote Backend Lead DeveloperXara is a remote first company with meetingpoint offices in Berlin and Hemel Hempstead, UK. You must be within +/- 3 hours of UK time, and there will be occasional visits for face to face meetings with the rest of the team, many of whom are also remote workers.Please do not apply if you are outside these time zones.Our German office is in a spacious modern building in Berlin, the tech start-up hub of Germany.The UK office is at Gaddesden Place, Hemel Hempstead, (25 miles north of London), a country mansion (see Gaddesden Place), with snooker table and swimming pool.Tasks
- Working closely with senior stakeholders tounderstand business requirements and help translate these into technical requirements for the development team
- Planning and documenting technical specifications for features or system design
- Writing testable, scalable and efficient code and leading code reviews
- Directing the development team in the design, development, coding, testing and debugging of applications
- Mentoring junior team members and ensuring they adhere to determined software quality standards
- An IT or Science Degree, or equivalent
- Team leadership
- A solid understanding of cloud deployment strategies and scalable architectures
- A desire to work on world-leading web software products
- Highly motivated, with a positive attitude to work and the ability to learn quickly
- Good trouble-shooting skills with the perseverance to solve problems
- Able to work productively, both autonomously and as part of a dynamic team
- Commercial experience with high-volume scalable architectures
- Good knowledge of the most common web servers / load balancers (Apache, Nginx, HAProxy)
- Experience with ELK
- Experience with AWS
- Experience with Kubernetes
- An interest in online security