Software Development Lead – Front-end

We are looking to hire a motivated individual with strong leadership potential, technical skills and desire to step into a key role in our organization. This is a unique career opportunity to become a Software Development Lead in a fast-growing, global software development company with offices in USA, Sweden and 5 cities in Bulgaria. This role is a blend of technical expertise, consulting and people management and is a unique career opportunity for anyone ready to move on to the next step in their career.

As a fast-growing company, MentorMate provides challenging careers in a friendly, team-oriented environment. We value our employees and share our success through competitive pay, recognition, advancement opportunities and a great working environment.

Unique Features

  • Cutting-edge technologies - React.JS, Angular, Node.JS, Polymer, MongoDB, AWS. You name it, we've got it.
  • Work with some of the best experts in town, experts in a diversity of technologies.
  • Professional development - last year we organized 85+ technical and soft skills trainings and 50+ knowledge-sharing presentations. Plan your career, we’ll help you.
  • 450+ software specialists, 5 development offices in Bulgaria and a US-based headquarter. And yes, we grow. Want to become a part of our success story?

About the role

Apart from the technical expertise, we would need you to have very strong interpersonal skills and to be willing to see others succeed. Together with focusing on the project outcome and client satisfaction, you will have direct reports and will be deeply involved in people management and development. So, if this sounds like something you would love doing, here are your day to day challenges:

  • Provide technical leadership in client-side and server-side applications
  • Apply quality standards and initiate improvements
  • Play a hands-on role in software definition, architecture, design, and implementation
  • Champion modern software architectures, methodologies, technologies, and practices
  • Encourage the growth of all direct reports through skill development and goal setting
  • Mentor staff, measure performance, and complete regular performance reviews
  • Create an environment where people are able to reach their full potential
  • Resolve employee issues in an effective and consistent manner

Required skills

  • Understanding of data structures
  • Excellent skills in JavaScript, prototype chain and design patterns
  • Experience with Angular, React.js and/or Polymer
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Experience with RDBMS and/or NoSQL
  • Experience with RESTful web applications
  • Experience in a leadership role and a history of growing people
  • Passion for seeking engineering excellence and adopting new technologies
  • Experience leading as a team player that plans and executes to meet deadlines, while promoting a positive work environment
  • Аbility to lead and work in a collaborative, cross-functional, international team environment
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

We offer

Career development

Professional growth in a global company
Variety of meaningful projects
Latest technologies to choose from
Work side-by-side with top engineers
Challenging problems to solve
Career path with regular salary increases
Individual learning budget
Internal technical and soft skills trainings
Leadership program
Business English classes
Knowledge sharing

Work & Life Balance

Flexible working locations in Bulgaria
Opportunity to relocate to one of our five offices within the country
Additional paid time off for loyal employees
Opportunity to work from home
Regular team buildings and office parties
Gamification program
Lounge and game zones
Charity and volunteer activities
Internal communities of interest such as board games, sports, etc.
Diverse working environment

Company benefits

Additional health and dental insurance
Covered transport expenses + MentorBike to use
Employee Referral program with bonuses
Discounts in shops & restaurants
Exclusive financial offers and consultations

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