Based in Barcelona, we are searching for a Senior DevOps and/or Technical Team Leader capable of showing the vision, capacity and hunger to eventually take on the CTO role. The right candidate will also hold a key position within the leadership team. Your task is to oversee all technical aspects and resources but more importantly your primary focus will be to maintain and scale an already existing technological platform to aid business growth and achieve competitive excellence.
You will be capable of establishing a technological vision for the organization and lead the company's technological development and innovation - we aren't looking for someone who thinks s/he has all the answers but rather an experienced, committed and consummate technical leader who approaches his/her work from a "seek to understand" perspective. Additionally, in the mid-to-long term, you'll be tasked with developing, managing, and mentoring a team of Developers.
You are also clearly passionate about entrepreneurship, new technologies and becoming a part of this exciting startup. This new company has the opportunity to be the next great ad network within the entertainment industry, and we want someone who is dedicated to being a permanent part of that.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Other core responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following areas:
Works closely with the leadership team to understand partner needs and improve the technological assets of the company.
Develop and direct all networking safeguards to reduce the risk of outside breaches and protect sensitive internal and external client information.
Uses existing technological assets to help simplify use (for employees and clients).
Consistently evaluates technical efficiency and makes changes where necessary.
Identifies competitive advantages and technological trends, and be willing to make recommendations on new solutions and/or working efficiencies.
Direct the development and possible implementation of policies in instances of a breach, also known as disaster recovery plans.
Oversees IT budgets to make sure there are no unnecessary expenditures.
REQUIREMENTS OF THE ROLE
Based in Barcelona. We cannot at this stage consider candidates working remotely.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Fluent in English. Other languages will be highly valued.
Comfort and experience working in a fast-paced technology start-up environment.
Must possess integrity, humility, diligence, and entrepreneurialism.
A self-directed professional who knows what needs to be done and operates with a sense of urgency, focus, and discipline.
PHP (experience working with Laravel 4 framework)
NodeJS (frameworks Angular, express, restify)
HTML + CSS
Python (desired but not strictly necessary)
Ruby (as above)
Hadoop + Hive + Spark (based on AWS EMR)
INFRASTRUCTURES / ARCHITECTURES:
Amazon Web Services (highly important)
Auto Scaling & Load Balancing
AWS Opsworks + Chef
Messages Queues (SQS y Kinesis)
Lambda Architecture for real time analytics/decisions
WHAT WE OFFER
Flat company organisation where attention is given to creating a strong work culture.
A unique chance for professional development and to be an instrumental figure in a startup that is looking to innovate and positively disrupt the entertainment industry.
Be part of a passionate, young and international team.
Competitive compensation package.
New office based in the very center of Barcelona.
Private health care.
Flexible working hours.
Top-notch working equipment.
Team events and celebrations.