Tech Lead – Mobile and Web (m/f/d)

We are looking for talented and motivated people to join our team in Berlin.

Smartfrog is a tech startup focused on the “Internet of Things”, which is about making everyday objects more intelligent and connected to the internet, enabling the user to access them from anywhere at any time. We want the latest technologies to be affordable and user-friendly, so that our everyday lives become more comfortable, more efficient and more secure.

Are you the kind of person who gets excited by new challenges? Do you want to help us find innovative solutions to those challenges? If so, we look forward to hearing from you.

What we offer:

  • A dynamic office environment at an international tech startup in the heart of Berlin
  • The chance to help build an exciting new brand and develop new products
  • A young and agile business with flat hierarchies
  • Great potential to develop your career
  • Flexible hours and working arrangements
  • Attractive compensation package

Location: Berlin
Start: ASAP, full-time

Your Tasks:

  • Lead a diverse team of software engineers guiding them through the execution of projects and providing leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Understand product requirements, engage with team members and different stakeholders to define solutions, and estimate the scope of work required
  • Be responsible for the overall planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects
  • Work closely with stakeholders (product, design, and other technology teams) in multi-functional organization in an Agile environment
  • Architect technical solutions that support the needs and objectives of both the product roadmap and the technology roadmap
  • Write technical requirements and document technical design for front-end components, frameworks, and tools
  • Design and build engineering solutions for performance, extensibility, availability, reliability and security
  • Maintain high coding standards and inculcate best practices such as BDD, TDD, unit testing, peer reviews
  • Mentor fellow teammates and provide technical domain expertise

Your Profile:

  • BS / MS in Computer Science, or Information Systems
  • 8+ years of Web and/or Web Service development
  • Expertise in building large scale JavaScript applications that takes into account reusable components, functional programming, user experience, asset loading, browser rendering, responsive design, state management, JavaScript asynchronous patterns and backend integration
  • Expertise in JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Expertise in modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React/Redux, Angular, etc.)
  • Excellent project management skills for the planning/execution of self’s and team’s work
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, and verbal and written communication skills

Bonus points if you

  • You have a strong experience in mobile or possess a background in mobile development
  • You have worked with audio/video streaming protocols (WebRTC, RTSP, RTP, etc.) and video players

How to apply

Are you interested in joining the Smartfrog team? Please send your CV with a short cover letter including salary indication and your portfolio (github, websites) to Sergio Flores, We are excited to get to know you!