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Lead Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • birkirkara, Malta
  • DOE
  • Software Development

JOB ID: 38640

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Job Description

Role summary

*Role is remote with flexible office access, candidates must be willing to be based 6 months per annum in Malta.

This candidate will work closely with the CTO & CEO to help establish our new team of engineers in Malta. Although day to day work will initially be coding / implementation focused, successful candidates may progress to manage the Global Engineering team. This candidate will have considerable input on our product backlog and will gain constant exposure to the commercial requirements of the venture.


We view all members of the team as equals. This means we all have responsibility for the whole process and expect that from all involved. Specifically the participants in this role will:

● Implementation of development sprints

● Designing & managing development sprints with Product Manager

● Converting product brainstorms & client feedback into detailed specifications documents

● Advising CTO on technical architecture decisions

Our current technology stack

● Java

● Mongo DB

● Vue.js

● Jelastic / layershift

● Spring

● (Currently in transition from Monolith to Microservices architecture)


What you will learn

● Learn about the clients’ underlying technology stack

● Commercial acumen related to starting and growing a tech company

● Leading edge Psychological research and its practical application in software products

● Work with state of the art technology including responsive web-design, blockchain, machine learning

Working Environment

● Distributed / remote team with Malta & London HQs

● Flexible working hours

● Small team where everybody’s opinion matters

Required Experience

● 5+ years of Software Engineering

● Demonstrated history of managing engineering teams

● Track record of communicating with non-technical teams


● As much of the current tech stack as possible

Preferable Skills

● Strong sense of ownership for their role, product and company

● Strong methodical approach to workflow

● Detail-orientated

● Mathematical and/or logical aptitude

● Strong verbal communication skills

● Demonstration of coding skills – Git projects or previous evidence of coding

Favourable traits

● Team player

● Desire to learn

● Conscientiousness

● Ambitious

● Self-starter

Additional Application Instructions

Will be expected to demonstrate at interview ● Demonstration of coding skills – Git projects or previous evidence of coding ● Example of live product candidate worked on ● Results of innerworks personality test (> 7 respondents with respondents details) ● Any other art, design, coding work (app or unrelated)