Head of Engineering
Our client, an upcoming Sportsbook & Casino operator is looking for a Head of Development to join their team based in Malta.
As the Head of Development, you will be responsible for the overall development life-cycle of the operation’s Front-End
You will be the first person joining the Development team and required to build an in-house development team to serve the business needs, which is currently being outsourced
You have an established background in developing systems with strong technical ability, excellent project management skills, great communication skills and motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.
You have a proven track record in hiring and developing engineers, helping them to meet and exceed their career goals
Building and managing the Frontend Development team
Responsible for the team’s work and development using the latest Front End Technologies
Make design and technical decisions for Angular/Reactjs projects with all the standards and best practices
Ensuring high performance and best user experience
Perform line management duties, including recruitment, reviews, 1-1 meetings, motivating and performance management.
Work collaboratively with other team leaders to draw out the big picture architectural vision of the product
Lead discussions, retrospectives and empowering developers to find solutions to complex engineering challenges
Report on the team's productivity and constantly strive for self and team improvement
Conduct design and code reviews within the team to ensure that code meets very high quality standards
Lead by example, create department policies, processes and guidelines and ensure they are followed
Manage resolutions, and escalation paths for live production incidents
Instill best practices for software development and deliver high-quality products on tight schedules
The ideal candidate:
An experienced, leader who has managed teams before
5+ years of Experience with Angular/Reactjs
Professional, precise communication skills
Strong expertise with HTML, CSS, and writing cross-browser compatible code.
Hand on and implements complex Angular/reactjs applications, directives, services, components
Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
Good time-management skills
Great interpersonal and communication skills
Familiar with testing frameworks