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Backend Team Lead - remote



Software Engineering
Lisbon, Portugal
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024
🌏 Location: You can choose to work in Qonto as long as you're living in (or willing to relocate to) either Germany, France, Italy, Serbia, Portugal, or Spain.
⭐ Mission: Join us as a Backend Team Lead to craft polished user experiences, highly scalable APIs, and robust banking services, all to help create the finance solution all businesses love!
Impact: As a Lead Backend, you will be part of a team of 120 highly skilled back-end engineers across Europe. You'll contribute directly to our product & the growth of your team.
👩‍💻🧑‍💻 As a Backend Team Lead at Qonto, you will
Build your own team:
Manage a team of 3 to 5 Backend Engineers
• Provide regular feedback to your team members through 1-on-1s and quarterly progress reviews
• Foster the professional and technical growth of your teammates through mentorship, pairing, and delegation
• Build a collaborative, inclusive, and supportive team culture and make Qonto shine
• Conduct interviews to hire new team members
Drive the delivery:
• Work with engineering, product and design leads to define a vision and strategy for your cross-functional team
• Drive the delivery of your cross-functional team to meet business objectives
• Establish and use the best engineering practices to ensure high quality
Be hands-on:
• Design, build, test, document, run, review and maintain code in Golang, Python, or Ruby
• Maintain our high level of quality through strong testing methodologies, documentation, pairing, and learning,
• Help scale our backend code base while maintaining our strong engineering culture
• Support a critical service used by tens of thousands of users daily
🤔 What you can expect: our methodology, the Qonto Way
• We highly value the analysis phase of software delivery. We're putting a heavy emphasis on upfront technical designs, team reviews, and smart slicing. You can expect to focus on quality, which we believe drives the velocity our customers need.
• We think success comes from a space where you're given time, support, and autonomy to improve yourself, our systems and our processes. Our lean toolbox enables you to monitor your constant improvements (Kaizen, PDCA) in a collaborative way with your peers and manager.
• Our engineers, working in cross-functional teams, focus one feature at a time.
🤝 Your future manager
One of our Heads of Backend at Qonto is Gabriel. With a deep experience in software craftmanship, he collaboratively shapes the backend vision alongside Guillaume and Nick. Before joining Qonto in July 2019, Gabriel served as a Lead Backend Engineer in fast-scaling companies like leboncoin.
🏅About You
Leadership: You collaboratively lead the evolution of your team.
Team player: You have excellent communication skills, which help you diffuse knowledge across teams and align people to work successfully on their projects.
Experience: You have strong experience as a software engineer and have had exposure to architectural patterns of large, high-scale web applications.
Languages: You are fluent in English.
At Qonto we understand that true diversity isn't just about ticking boxes on a hiring checklist. Apply regardless of the boxes you tick! Who knows? You may have the missing piece of the puzzle we've been searching for all along.