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Team Lead Engineering

Permanent employee

About us

At InterNations, we’re dedicated to making expat life a great experience! With about 3 million members in 390 cities around the world, regular local events, interest-based groups, and useful information, InterNations is the biggest global network for people who live and work abroad. What started as an idea over ten years ago is now changing the lives of expats and global minds around the world each and every day. With a team from over 30 countries, we believe in the benefits of international experience, cultural exchange, and the power of bringing people together. Together we’re constantly growing and learning, coming up with new ways for our members to feel more at home, meet other international people, and enjoy their stay abroad.

We offer:
  • a growing, dynamic company with an international team
  • a friendly atmosphere and the space to pursue your ideas
  • regular workshops about work-related topics and soft skills
  • independent projects and training sessions for interns
  • weekly team breakfasts, fresh fruit, and regular team events

Are you the right one for our team?
Then send us your application (CV and cover letter) today!
About the Role
About the Role
We have recently established a brand-new office in Porto. The Porto Team will contribute to the InterNations mission and vision by architecting, developing, and testing new products.

As a Team Lead Engineering, your mission is to serve your team as a leader, support your team members’ professional growth, and help your team in achieving great results. You will be working closely with our main Engineering Team in Munich.

As a member of an international, cross-functional Product Experience Team (PXT), you will help your team architect, implement, and test new functionality and maintain existing functionality. Our PXTs organize themselves using SCRUM, and you will work closely with your Product Manager and your team on the feasibility of concepts and upcoming changes. You will still write code but prioritize your leadership duties.

As an engineering team lead, you will lead and take part in cross-team initiatives: architectural changes, refactoring, establishment of best practices, and personal development.

What we are looking for:
  • strong engineering background and experience with web applications
  • both strong managerial skills and a “hands-on” approach to development
  • experience with and an interest in distributed systems and scalability
  • experience with automated testing, be it unit, functional and/or acceptance testing

What we value:
  • improving our skills, teaching each other, and learning ways to build better software
  • user testing, experimentation, automated testing, and continuous integration to gain meaningful feedback for what we do
  • fostering collaboration and cooperation
  • strong display of engineering discipline and rigor
  • a servant leadership style
Technologies we use: PHP 7, Symfony 3, MariaDB, Solr, RabbitMQ, Redis, Memcached, Behat, PHPUnit, React, Backbone, Twig, Jest, Karma, React Native, Webpack, Flow, Less

Application: Tell us about past projects you have contributed to and are proud of. We’d also like to hear about what kind of work environment you thrive in and which technologies you find interesting right now. Don’t forget to include a potential start date and your salary expectations.

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