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Lead Backend Engineer at Social Point - Barcelona, Spain

Salary €40k – €60k

Job Description

What will you do at Social Point?

As a Lead Backend Engineer you will manage a team of backend developers and guide them towards successful project deliveries.

To achieve sustainable results, you should be providing technical leadership through coaching and mentorship and maintain high standards of software quality by establishing good practices and habits. You will also be in charge of identifying and encouraging areas for growth and improvement within the team and work in collaboration with other backend leads and departments on company-wide projects.

Our backends are developed using several technologies and programming languages (Golang, PHP, Python,Lua, etc…), so you should not be afraid to work with our existing code, extend, maintain and continuously refactor the backend of our games.

As a Lead Backend Engineer, you will also work in designing and implementing high available systems for the server part of our games. You will be part of our games team and work closely with systems engineers, game developers and other departments. You will be integrated in business decisions as part of our technology strategy.

This is you

Professional, problem solver, proactive, team worker, rigorous, with leadership skills and detail oriented. You are smart, creative and practical at the same time. And you have the ability to work fast, quickly get up to speed with existing code, and learn new concepts easily.

You also have

*More than 8 years of programming experience. *More than 3 years of professional experience managing teams. *Worked and mastered languages like Java, C#, C++, Erlang, Golang, etc… *Intermediate systems knowledge and understand what happens behind your code *Experience designing and implementing complex systems with multiple parts and technologies *Experience with application scalability, performance and reliability *Experience with application and system orchestration: understand where you code fits within the big picture. *You are ambitious: you want to learn, improve, try new roles… *You accept challenges: you’ll be happy to see our traffic doubling instead of being daunted :-) *Common sense and can get things done. *You are a good team worker. *You are able to explain technical issues to both technical and non-technical people.