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Engineering Team Lead, Kraków

About OANDA

Billions of dollars worth of trading volume are transacted through OANDA’s platforms every day.Founded in 1996, we became the first company to share exchange rate information on the internet free of charge. In 2001 we launched a trading platform that helped pioneer the development of online-based trading around the world, enabling forex and CFD investors the ability to trade the financial markets.

Opportunity

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced developer to lead, mentor and coach a small team of four based in Krakow. The team build applications that help onboard our new clients so they can start using our trading platform. We work with React.js, TypeScript, CSS/ HTML, but also with some Angular and React Native on frontend, and Python using mostly Flask and Django frameworks on the backend side of the applications.

As a Team Lead, you will:

  • Mentor your team in the design and development of complex web applications based on React, Angular, and Python
  • Oversee project timelines and keep key deliverables on schedule and to specification
  • Guide the team in following design and coding best practices
  • Improve team efficiency by identifying process bottlenecks and implement solutions
  • Support your team's career development goals
  • Improve existing processes and documentation
  • Be an active participant in application architecture discussions

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to grow, develop, and mentor and motivate teams
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with stakeholders, product and engineering teams
  • 3+ years of software development experience in Python
  • Understanding of front-end technologies, such as React or Angular
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Understanding of fault-tolerant, resilient, and highly available applications
  • Experience working in and being a proponent of an agile development environment
  • Experience with Git or other version control systems 
  • A solid foundation in Computer Science

Bonus points if you have:

  • Familiarity with NGINX routing, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Experience with cloud AWS/GCP
  • Experience migrating legacy monoliths into microservices
  • Contributions to an open-source project (of any kind)
  • An account on GitHub.com with samples of your code

OANDA Global Corporation is a diverse and global team with offices around the world. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to OANDA. We are committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

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