Tech Lead Engineer (Javascript/Typescript) en Barcelona o en remoto


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HELLO. We’re Whitespectre. Technology partners that fuel growth. From ambitious start-ups to industry leaders, we help companies unlock transformative experiences and business results. The software we’ve created touches thousands of lives every day. Our partnerships last for years.

We are a company designed to deliver, working in fast-moving, cross-functional agile pods to solve interesting technical challenges and drive real impact. Technical Architects & Engineers & Product Managers & Designers & QAs & Delivery Specialists &... You?

Proudly remote-first for over 10 years, we’re a global, close-knit team of 70+ talented individuals, united in our passion for creating products that drive impact. We believe in working smartly and sustainably - emphasizing efficient processes, continuous improvement, and bold thinking. As a team, we aim to create an environment where everyone is both challenged and supported by their colleagues. Continuous growth, enjoying our work, and embracing work-life balance are not just ideals; they're practices that have led to an average team member tenure of 5 years and a strong track record of internal promotions

Come and be a Whitespectre Tech Lead Engineer.

We’re looking for an exceptional Tech Lead Engineer to architect and build our products, and support the scale and complexity of their growth. You’ll work with senior client stakeholders, report to our CEO, get hands-on with the code, and lead the efforts of other engineers along the way. You’ll drive a significant impact on the team and will operate with a high level of ownership and autonomy around your solutions.

What's it like to be a Tech Lead Engineer at Whitespectre?

  • Our Tech Lead Engineers shape the technical direction of our client projects by being at the forefront of essential architectural discussions and making high-level engineering decisions that lay the foundation for scalable and reliable solutions.
  • They lead our project teams and wider engineering teams to success, being accountable for delivering great products that drive impact for our clients.
  • They have a passion for driving innovation in software development, mentoring other engineers, and staying up to date with the latest technologies, best practices and engineering techniques and trends as part of the collective Whitespectre engineering brain trust.
  • Whitespectre operates on a fully-modern tech stack. You will be working with React, Typescript, REST/GraphQL, Node.js/Next.js/Express, etc.
  • Working smartly is important to us; automation, dynamic environments spin up with new feature branches and slack bot integrations control our production releases (CI/CD, AWS, Github workflows).
  • We follow an agile 2-week sprint methodology with Product, UI/UX and Engineering within the team to align closely with business stakeholders and incrementally build and release new functionality.
  • The majority of our projects involve building greenfield applications and our delivery teams typically own products end to end - your thinking and contribution make a big impact!
  • You can read more about being a Technical Lead in Whitespectre in the posts by our Tech Lead, Diogo.


  • Competitive salaries, with payment in USD
  • Annual Performance & Salary Reviews, with proactive career management
  • 20 Days PTO & 3 Charity Days annually
  • Funded face-to-face meet ups in Barcelona, as well as, South America and Asia
  • Assisted Relocation package
  • Flexible working hours for efficient teaming in a 100% remote environment (proudly remote-first for 10 years!)
  • Free English classes & educational expenses support
  • Generous Employee Referral Plan
  • Team Fitness and Charity Initiatives

Cultural benefits

In addition to the above benefits, we foster an inclusive working environment that provides:

  • Great company environment - check out Glassdoor
  • Personalized onboardings
  • Opportunity to contribute to company-level initiatives
  • Work with a broad range of best-in-class technologies
  • Cross-company knowledge groups - improve your expertise, share your learnings and work with different technologies and tools
  • Regular brown bag learning sessions
  • An emphasis on Work-life balance

This is the right position for you if want to

  • Thrive in breaking down ambiguous challenges, leveraging your expertise to create innovative solutions that meet our clients' needs
  • Extend your role beyond coding and architecting, but also play a pivotal role in researching new technologies, making critical decisions, and building processes that enhance our development workflow
  • Provide mentorship and technical expertise to our dynamic team of software engineers, empowering them to achieve their full potential and deliver exceptional results. An environment where excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) are valued and honed
  • Aspire to influence both top-level strategy and specific technical decision-making across the tech stack
  • A culture where people from different backgrounds interact, collaborate, and reach a shared goal

What you will do:

  • Collaborate closely with Product Managers & Design team and C-level, analyzing customer requirements to ensure seamless execution and contribute directly to the development efforts through hands-on coding and issue resolution
  • Lead and manage a team of engineers, providing technical direction and guidance to ensure high-quality standards are met in a timely way
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend new technologies, processes, and tools to enhance development capabilities
  • Research, evaluate and recommend new technologies, processes and tools, including AI tools and frameworks, to enhance development capabilities and innovate solutions
  • Drive quality throughout the entire process from estimating to requirements, design, development, testing, and deployment
  • Drive an agenda with the engineering teams to address technical debt and ongoing operations
  • Promote the use of high-quality documentation and code practices

The “check the box” Requirements

  • Strong organizational, project management, leadership skills and the ability to deliver clear decisions
  • 10+ years of experience in software development and 3+ years of them being a Technical Lead. Excellent technical expertise, including knowledge of React, Typescript, REST/GraphQL, Node.js/Next.js/Express, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software development methodologies and techniques, strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced English level, excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Strong multitasking and task prioritization abilities
  • Awareness of the latest technologies, industry trends, and best practices in software development - highly motivated, eager to learn & coach others
  • Can work full-time with a significant crossover with the core hours: 11am - 7pm Central European Time
  • Live outside of the US. Please, no recruitment agencies.

Interested in applying?

  • Apply by completing the form below - and we’ll get back to you. Candidates enjoy meeting our company leadership and discussing interesting coding challenges as part of our selection process

Acerca de WhiteSpectre

  • Consulting

  • Barcelona, Spain

  • 50-200


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