Lead Developer

Self Decode · Oct 25th 2019

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Job Type and Pay:

  • We are looking for a Lead Developer who can provide technical leadership for the rest of the company. The ideal applicant will be very intelligent, organized, ambitious, hard working, self-motivated, and have good leadership abilities.
  • Needs to be a great communicator and comfortable with a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

  • Compensation will be in accordance with abilities and experience.

We are looking for someone:

  • Full-time only

  • Willing to do whatever it takes to make the company succeed

  • No agencies

Required Duties:

  • Hands-on coding if needed (since we are a relatively small company)

  • Representing the technological agenda in staff meetings and when making hiring decisions

  • Staying up-to-date with current developments in the technology landscape

  • Consolidating our software platforms and creating strategic plans for each

  • Tracking, analyzing and monitoring technology performance metrics

  • Identifying new and upcoming digital marketing opportunities, and creating strategies to implement them (both for us and our clients)

  • Taking the initiative in thought leadership, innovation and creativity

  • Creating a culture of collaboration within the organization that emphasizes teamwork and accountability

  • Communicating the company’s technology strategy to stakeholders including clients, investors, executives, and internal team members

  • Spearheading IT projects to increase our market reach and improve our USP

  • Overseeing all designs and modifications to our system architecture

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of software engineering and IT experience

  • Experience in leadership roles

  • Strong experience in designing complex databases

  • Some kind of familiarity with JavaScript, React/React Native, Django, Python

  • A proven track record of success in leadership positions

  • Project management, organizational, leadership and communication English-language skills

Plusses:

  • Knowledge of and/or experience in the biotech or health industry

  • An impressive technology-related achievement that stands out from the average software engineer

  • Familiarity with marketing platforms, programs, and policies

  • Business Analysis

  • APIs and Integrations

  • Data Analytics

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