Technical Lead

BetaHubs - New Cairo, Cairo

15
Applicants for
1 open position
11
Seen
2
Shortlisted
7
Rejected
Experience Needed:
3 to 6 years
Career Level:
Manager
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Languages:
English
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job
  • Scope of role
  • To lead and manage a team of software developers, supporting them in building industry leading, search engine optimized, robust and innovative software solutions that are fit for purpose.
  • To develop a strategy for the team to meet the company’s goals and objectives, and to improve the quality of the service it delivers internally and externally. To plan and monitor the successful implementation of this strategy.
  • Responsible for the quality and technical approach taken by team members, ensuring it is in- line with the company strategy – and that projects are delivered on time and on budget.
  • Creating and maintaining a professional culture within the team, where individuals take ownership and are fastidious and proud of delivering excellence and quality.
  • To represent BetaHubs within the industry as an authority on SEO focused web development by contributing to internal and external websites, publications, forums and events as required.

Main responsibilities

Team leadership, strategy & planning

  • To lead and manage a team of senior software developers and software developers. Line management responsibilities will include technical recruitment, appraisals, 121 meetings, identifying training needs, motivating and performance managing the team To drive the strategic direction of our products & services taking into account emerging and legacy technologies
  • To oversee strategy for both product and bespoke code base platform definition and implementation
  • To strategically decide whether we can inherit existing /support legacy code bases – and how we handle our growing levels of software support
  • To devise a tactical plan which can be collaboratively carried out by the team
  • to implement improvements to our products, services, processes and knowledge sharing within the team
  • To plan for team growth considering the blend/level of skills required within team
  • To assist in resourcing decisions
  • To review project progress and overview of the performance of all individuals in team
  • To coaching and performance manage where necessary
  • To facilitate the smooth delivery of all projects, enhancements and support delivered by the team
  • To make sure that all team members have the latest in-depth knowledge of all onsite and relevant offsite aspects at the heart of all decisions on projects or enhancements that they make
  • To facilitate technology and methodology decision making throughout team, including standardization of system architecture, reusable code base development, versions of software tools, best practice, source control and deployment processes
  • To have a clear task list and plan for inducting new members into the team and bring them up-to-speed as quickly as possible
  • To make sure that all training and support that team members require is delivered internally or externally


Software development

  • To keep up to date with the latest software development technologies and methodologies
  • To drive consistent standards and approaches throughout the team
  • To write clean and healthy structured, well documented code
  • To build future-proof reusable core code libraries, which can be shared, in-order to drive further efficiencies throughout the team
  • To deliver code which is well tested and consistently error free
  • To design and build database schemas with integrity and scalability with data access layers that are optimized for performance and security
  • To maintain our USP of having SEO as our core differentiator

Communication and problem solving

  • To use your experience when reviewing and auditing legacy code
  • To assist in critical support issues where your experience is required to ascertain the issue quickly and to find the more appropriate resolution
  • To take control over critical support instances and putting into place the correct escalation and process to manage and resolve issue as soon as possible
  • To create a culture of promoting new ideas or up-sell opportunities within the team for our clients
  • To encourage pro-active discussions&a
Job Requirements

Key skills and experience

  • A senior level software developer with strong and successful technical lead experience
  • Experience of leading a team of developers
  • A high level of SEO experience, specifically onsite optimization, but also a full and broad knowledge of effective SEO strategies and techniques
  • Advanced level (knowledge and experience) of programming languages and methodologies
  • Advanced level of understanding of HTML5 and CSS3 as well as previous iterations of these languages
  • Experience of managing, directing and motivating staff to deliver projects with stretching scope and objectives
  • Highly numerate and literate, with the ability to produce top quality written
  • specifications and strategy and implementation communication
  • Excellent working knowledge of major social media channels including Facebook and Twitter Proactive and highly organized, with strong time management and planning skills
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure
  • Experience at advising key stakeholders at senior and board level

Key behaviors

  • Strong Leadership, professional attitude – and leading by example
  • Bright, highly self-motivated and driven
  • Passionate about Software Development and SEO, with a general thirst for digital
  • knowledge and a significant interest in new emerging technologies
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and completely
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a dynamic work environment
  • Analytical and inquisitive, with excellent attention to detail
  • Innovative and creative, with a concise, precise and effective approach to problem solving and the ability to develop, deliver and evaluate brilliant ideas founded on rock-solid strategic thinking
  • Credible, confident and articulate, with excellent communication and presentation skills and the gravitas to deliver ideas clearly and concisely to internal and external stakeholders at all levels of seniority
  • Reliable, flexible and cooperative
  • Diplomatic and tactful
  • Personable and approachable, with an enthusiastic and motivational nature and an overall passion for excellence
About this Company

BetaHubs is a software developments and in-house Cloud Solutions agency aiming to create easy flow communication and interaction between “The Market & your business”, that would be deliver though out our App solutions, that’s found at the finger tips of every user nowadays... (More)

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