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Head of Engineering


Our client, an upcoming Sportsbook & Casino operator is looking for a Head of Development to join their team based in Malta.

The Role:

  • 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

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