IT & software development

Lead Software Engineer for B2B SaaS (Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

ABOUT US 

Advisera is a leading online provider of compliance products for small businesses – we cover GDPR, MDR, AS9100, IATF 16949, ISO 27001, ISO 9001, and other major ISO standards. We sell the products globally, and the main markets are North America, Europe, and Australia. 


We are also one of the fastest-growing providers of online courses and specialized books on ISO standards. The company was founded 10 years ago and currently, we offer products in 13 languages and have customers in more than 100 countries worldwide.


Learn more about our brands at www.advisera.com




ABOUT THE ROLE 

We have an immediate opening for an experienced Lead Software Engineer to join our growing international remote team. We are building and planning to build several SaaS products and are looking for an exceptional PHP engineer who is ready to take the lead on a project of building and maintaining a large SaaS application. 


You should be able to operate without much direction, but be excited to work closely with a team. We want developers who are opinionated about smart ways to build, yet humble enough to listen and take input well. In this particular case, we need someone who will take on a leadership position — building and mentoring the team and taking responsibility for pushing forward. 


We are a 100% work remotely, distributed team located internationally. We strive to create highly defined job roles and duties, with clear expectations. We are flexible and adaptable as to how this full-time arrangement will fit into your life; however, we expect you to be available in case of an emergency.


This is a full-time job. We will consider candidates from Europe only. 


Our ideal candidate is a Lead Software Engineer with 5 years of experience in software development. The role will entail: 

 


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

This exciting leading organisation is currently on the hunt for a specialised Lead Software Engineer to work on a SaaS solution.


We are seeking a highly-skilled software architect to lead our development team in creating software solutions that meet our strategic directive. You will be responsible for communicating with our product team, creating comprehensive solution plans, and leading a team of software engineers as they develop polished final products.

  • Envision, spec, implement, test, document, and maintain efficient, testable, and clean, production-ready code
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of new features and UX/UI designs

  • Take a leadership role using your previous leadership experience or the talent and knowledge that’s been waiting for the right opportunity

  • Act as a lead engineer on various projects, collaborating with members from other teams

  • Lead and manage the development team to ensure deadlines are met with quality deliveries

  • Ensure high levels of performance and security for company and user information

  • Find the perfect balance between high-quality code and getting a product shipped

  • Meet hard and fast deadlines with strong time management skills and frequent communication with the team and company

  • Be available as necessary to troubleshoot urgent issues

  • Collaborate with internal teams, including product, IT, customer support, Marketing and senior leaders to optimize performance and customer experience

  • Maintain best practices and document processes while staying ahead of web development trends




KEY SKILLS

  • 2+ years of team leadership experience

  • 5+ years of software development/web development experience in PHP

  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks such as Laravel

  • Understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 with knowledge of JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as jQuery and Vue

  • Experience with integrating with 3rd Party systems such as payment processors and identity providers

  • Knowledge of object-oriented PHP programming

  • Writing clean and well-documented code

  • Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions

  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes

  • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

  • Experience using CI/CD tools as well as Docker

  • Familiarity with AWS

 

 

AGILE REQUIREMENTS

  • Agile and Scrum are used and the team leader should have an Agile mindset

 

 

SOFT SKILLS

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Self-starter and team player

  • Ability to follow the project requirements

  • Proactive communication

  • Comfortable with a multicultural environment

  • English Language Proficiency 


OTHER REQUIREMENTS

The candidate must be available within Central European Time working hours.



WHAT WE OFFER

  • You get to work in an impact-driven, dynamic environment with talented people from various cultural backgrounds

  • We give you the freedom to make your own decisions (we trust our people and are invested in their success)

  • Competitive salary & benefits

  • Environment to grow and broaden your skills

  • Possibility to do company-sponsored training, certifications, and workshops

  • This lead developer position is a fully remote role - you can choose where you work from, when you work, and how you work. 


We know that looking for a new role can be both exciting and time-consuming, and we truly appreciate your effort. Irena is an actual real live person and is looking forward to learning more about you and your interest in joining our team.


HOW TO APPLY

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