Senior Team Leader (PHP)

The Company

Ongage, established 10 years ago, is a leading SaaS company for Email Marketing. We serve hundreds of worldwide customers.
Ongage technology is high in scale, enables delivery and advanced analytics for over 10 billion emails per month.
For that we utilize APIs to tenth of partners, which are the biggest ESPs in the world.
We enable real time analytics over tens of TB of Big Data, tens of clusters of Redshift and MongoDB.
Our stack includes PHP, NodeJS, MongoDB, Kafka, AWS Redshift, MySQL, Redis and many other AWS services.

Reports to VP R&D

Job description

The core product was developed in PHP, and we are in a process moving some services to NodeJS, if you are less familiar with NodeJS, don’t worry, we got you back. Our Bigdata stack includes MongoDB – 13 shards, Redshift – 14 clusters, Kafka cluster and hundreds of servers and keep growing!

Responsibilities include

  • Join and lead our backend team.
  • Be a major leader of B2B SaaS products, that serves hundreds of customers worldwide.
  • Strong communication, organizational and delegation skills.
  • Interact with multiple teams in the company: R&D teams, DevOPs, QA, Product, Support, local and offshore.
  • Manage the development processes like Jira, Kanban management, code reviews, coding standards, priority, deployments, QA, git workflows, technology improvements.
  • Manage 4-6 great people and developers.
  • Handle managerial challenges of priority and task assignment of urgent unplanned customer requests vs planned backlog feature tasks.
  • Be 30-50% hands on.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in the software engineering industry, focus on web development.
  • 3+ years of experience in management positions.
  • Motivated towards company goals, product and customer service.
  • Leader and a great person with high interpersonal skills.
  • Can do attitude with great ownership.
  • Strong skills in code quality, OOP, and design patterns.
  • Advantage –
    • Strong experience in PHP.
    • Experience in NodeJS.
    • Experience in AWS, Linux/bash, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis.

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