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R&D Tech Lead

About the position


Can you solve any challenge in JavaScript and create high-scale back-end web platforms?

Can you technically lead a development team, through challenges, from an idea to production?

Are you passionate about working on the latest, cutting-edge front-end and back-end technologies?

If so, the Playbuzz R&D team is the right place for you!


The Playbuzz Research & Development team mission is to change the way people consume content on the web. After only five years, we are now working with top-tier publishers and brands worldwide including MTV, Huffington Post, CNBC and many more, as well as 90% of the Israeli market. With only 25 hands-on developers, we serve over 300 million page views per month and help our partners deliver engaging content to their audience. With a recent $15M investment led by Disney and Saban Ventures, our team is growing!


Responsibilities:

  • Technically lead ,develop and mentor a team of 5-7 frontend and backend developers
  • Build awesome user-facing products / features (Hands-on)
  • You will handle high-scale engineering problems, in the world of micro-services
  • Create new ideas with our product team to constantly improve the experience
  • Take full ownership of projects from design to implementation and deployment




Requirements:

  • 3+ years of web development and back-end programming is required for this role
    • Strong technical fundamentals and excellent engineering skills
    • Great attitude towards work and has the ability to mentor developers
    • A sense of urgency and ownership over the product
    • Comfortable with full-stack projects and has the ability to build a minimum viable product quickly
    • Focus on quality and simplicity


Advantages:

  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Understanding of micro-services architecture
  • Experience with modern front-end technologies ( Angular, RxJS, ..)
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) / continuous delivery methodologies
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud providers











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