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Backend Team Lead

21 Ha'Arba'a St., 20th floor, Tel Aviv
2 days ago
Full time role

Company

Tomorrow.io is the world's only Weather Intelligence Platform™. Fully customizable to any industry impacted by the weather, customers around the ...

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Job Description

Tomorrow.io's engineering department is focused on building life changing software and products at scale, from infrastructure that handles massive amounts of data to outstanding customer-centric user experiences in B2B, B2C, and B2D products that change billions of lives worldwide. Every product that the user sees is the result of a pipeline of algorithms that needs to be run quickly and continuously.  We  focus on making everything become a weather station (from cars to microwave links to IoT devices).

We're looking for an experienced, highly motivated Backend Team Lead, to lead one of our excellent Engineering groups. You will be part of the Engineering management team, mentor, train and motivate a team of highly skilled engineers, to build highly reliable and scalable products.

As our Backend Team Lead You'll lead a team of engineers and create a highly reliable production environment, build and standardize the tools and methodologies to operate and secure the production environment. You'll lead by example, roll up your sleeves, be hands-on and get things done. It's an amazing opportunity to take part to lead an amazing team to achieve the goal and help us make sure we are building The world's only Weather Intelligence Platform.

In this roll you will:

  • Lead  a team of developers responsible for data processing and (near) real-time scalable APIs
  • Build and maintain high-performance, fault-tolerant, scalable distributed software systems
  • Contribute to the company’s engineering culture, by implementing best engineering practices.
  • Mentor and support Individual Contributors and Tech Leads growth 
  • Drive OKRs around R&D and company goals, manage the group’s metrics and KPIs
  • Facilitate Data Driven technical decisions approach
  • Facilitate personal and engineering collaboration between the teams in the R&D
  • Focus on developing and maintaining Engineering Processes and Interfaces
  • Build, recruit and lead a world class team of software engineers and technical leads
  • Optimize the existing and architect from scratch, team services and components
  • Summarize technical designs to non-technical audiences while at the same time providing direction to the engineering team to execute upon
  • Provide thought leadership on backend and data technologies: what are the best practices on identifying, storing, provisioning, processing, and governing data, with particular attention to performance, cost, compliance and security need

What you'll need

  • You are an inspiring manager and mentor who excels at building a team of engineers. You have strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • 6+ years of software development experience in GO, Java, Python, Kotlin, Scala or similar
  • 2+ years of engineering management experience (Must)
  • 3+ years of experience in development of large, distributed, SAAS software systems which are customer facing and full production ownership, while keeping it highly reliable, fault-tolerant and scalable - must
  • Solid understanding of cloud system architecture

Advantage:

  • Hands on experience coding in a functional programming language
  • Experience designing, implementing, scaling and owning async big data pipelines
  • Experience as a member of the R&D management team.
  • You are excellent at recruiting software engineers and managers; You led the growth of a software engineering team from 8 or fewer people to 15 or more people
  • You have experience with matrix orgs, cross-functional teams

 

So if you have a passion for leading a winning team, and you consider yourself open-minded to new directions, a constantly changing and energetic environment and you strive for continuous improvement as a way of life and automation as the way of implementing it - This is the place for you.

If you have reached this point and you are super excited but not sure you check all the boxes - we still want to speak with you! Your passion is priceless. Other things can be learned.

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About tomorrow.io:

Tomorrow.io is helping Countries, Businesses and Individuals better manage their Climate Security Challenges. Fully customizable to any industry impacted by the weather, customers around the world including Uber, Delta, Ford, National Grid and more use Tomorrow.io to dramatically improve operational efficiency. Tomorrow.io was built from the ground up to help teams predict the business impact of weather, streamline team communication and action plans, improve productivity, and optimize profit margins.

Space: In case you have not heard, we are also going to space with our Operation Tomorrow Space initiative. We are building the first-of-its-kind proprietary satellites equipped with radar, and launching them into space to improve weather forecasting technology for everyone on Earth. 

How we roll: We work in an “one office” environment. We believe that magic happens when people work together. Together also includes Zoom meetings, flexible hours and unlimited vacation days. Your success is achieved by your impact and deliveries and not by the hours you put in. We believe in transparency and directness, putting work before ego and empathy. We grow fast and move faster but we always see people first. Each person has their own career growth path for we believe that the only way for the company to grow is if you grow.

Tomorrow.io is the world's only Weather Intelligence Platform™. Fully customizable to any industry impacted by the weather, customers around the ...

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