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Team Lead Software Development (m/f/d)

Digital Workforce Solutions

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Since 2011, WorkGenius offers a unique marketplace for companies to hire qualified Freelancers around the world within seconds. Freelancers may work whenever they like, allowing them to focus on their main occupation while making an extra living on the side. Companies get access to a vast pool of talent on an on-demand basis 24/7.

As we are scaling our Engineering team, we are looking for a Lead Developer (m/f) in our main office in Hamburg, Germany.

Your role

  • Plan, concept, develop and test new software applications
  • Providing technical, analytical and personal guidance, balancing workloads and coordinating the work of the team throughout the project processing
  • Establishment of new technologies in our company`s tech stack
  • You are a passionate and hands-on coder
  • Guide and coach your team-members in their technical and personal skills to bring them to a higher level
  • Make sure the development efforts are always aligned with the product vision
  • Optimize for speed of delivery as your key metric
  • Timely estimation of development tasks based on project’s requirements
  • Identification, management and communication of technical risks and requirements gaps
  • Recommending measures to management with regard to schedules, prioritization and resource allocation
  • Ensure the maintainability and the scalability of our platform WorkGenius

The challenges ahead

  • Guide and lead the developers within our project environment and enable them to take over responsibility
  • Live and propagate development processes and guidelines
  • Contribute to the road map of our in-house technologies

Main requirements

  • Approx. 2-3 years' experience as a lead developer (team size > 3 Developer)
  • Very solid coding know-how in Python, HTML/CSS/JS(ES6), React, Redux and Falcon
  • Experience in a technical leadership position
  • Agile mindset (mainly Kanban, but also Scrum)
  • Familiar with PostgreSQL, AWS, Elasticsearch, API design and Object Oriented Programming,
  • Strongly driven and ambitious team player with an egoless behavior and way of working
  • Fluent in speaking and writing English is required

Nice to have

  • fun at work! you always make the best out of it!
  • new ideas for continous improvement and engineering methodologies
  • new ideas and strong opinions
  • willing to grow within the growing startup!
  • German skills are a plus
  • Interested in promoting new ideas and technologies
  • DevOps grasp and approach "you build it, you run it"


  • Modern office in Hamburg's hip areas 
  • Many interesting and cross-disciplinary projects 
  • A budget to choose your own work environment 
  • A company built around great projects and engineering
  • A team that wants to develop amazing products alongside you 
  • Pizza, Club Mate, Coca-Cola, Fruits or whatever else you like 


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