Lead Software Engineer - Fullstack

ViacomCBS Tech in Warsaw plays a crucial role in ViacomCBS`s global engineering organization. We build highly efficient, advanced systems which are used by millions of users all over the world.
Advertising on all formats is being reinvented through new business models and the combination of data, predictive analytics, optimization and other modern data science techniques. Our industry leading advanced advertising platform, is at the forefront of this reinvention of advertising, and is currently looking for key new individuals to join our team!
Currently, we are looking for a rock solid Lead Software Engineer - Fullstack. We need someone with at least six years of experience who not only has hands-on experience but will also provide technical expertise and serve as a resource and standards setter. As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be also a part of a top-line engineering team, building key applications for ViacomCBS. Your main goal will be to lead the team and work together with your colleagues to craft scalable software and to optimize existing solutions. Your team will be responsible for end-to-end delivery of the product.

Job ID: FS_LSE
Location: Warsaw
Job type: Full time, regular

Responsibilities:

  • 50/50 Hands-on software development and team leadership
  • Decomposition of user stories into technical tasks
  • Designing databases and providing expertise and guidance
  • Improving knowledge of key technical areas, including programming languages (Python, JavaScript, TypeScript), (D)VCS (git) and SQL/NoSQL databases (PostgreSQL, Redshift, DynamoDB)
  • Defining and implementing processes related to the software development lifecycle, including style guidelines, code reviews, testing practices, build process, delivery and deployment
  • Guiding and mentoring engineers, estimating development tasks and writing code
  • Producing and maintaining technical documentation
  • Delivering high-quality code
  • Designing robust and scalable solutions in accordance with current industry standards
  • Cultivating software craftsmanship
  • Working in a team and taking an active part in agile ceremonies
  • Setting up CI/CD workflows
  • Performing root cause analysis after incidents
  • Keeping up to date with modern software development technologies and sharing the knowledge with other team members
  • Communicating with non-technical stakeholders

Your profile:

  • 6+ years of relevant professional experience plus a Master’s degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent professional experience combined with a Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of experience in leading and mentoring engineers in the daily operations of application development, deployment and support
  • Command of enterprise-scale design patterns
  • Ability to choose appropriate technologies and strategies
  • Expertise in the empirical analysis and optimization of algorithms
  • Agile Development and Product Management (e.g. Scrum, Lean, Kanban) methodologies and practices
  • Strong experience in designing databases and in implementing data driven systems
  • Expert knowledge of OOP and design patterns
  • Proficiency in functional programming.
  • Practical knowledge in algorithms, data structures, and design patterns and software/tools
  • Proficiency in Python, JavaScript and SQL
  • Working knowledge of at least one Python web application framework (Flask, Django)
  • Experience with one or more JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Vue.js, Angular, React)
  • Experience with build and dependency management tools
  • Knowledge of at least one additional programming language
  • Experience with distributed VCS (Git)
  • High comfort in working with Unix/Linux environment and scripting languages
  • Familiarity with CI/CD tools
  • Familiarity with Agile development process (Scrum, TDD)
  • Willingness to learn new languages, frameworks and techniques
  • Curiosity, desire to learn and proactivity in finding solutions and improving the quality of work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very good English language skills (verbal and written)

Nice to have:

  • Passion for problem-solving and the ability to find answers to difficult questions
  • Experience with AWS infrastructure, database, and its applicable capabilities
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience in the Advertising or Media industry

We offer:

  • Challenging projects targeting large international communities, using modern development and deployment technologies
  • An Agile and growing team of software engineers creating products accessible everywhere
  • Great benefits package: private health care, fitness card, and lots of team building events
  • Competitive salary tailored to your skills and experience and plenty of opportunities for personal and career development
  • Brand new office located in the strict city center (2 mins walk from Metro Politechnika) with cool fun zones
  • Last, but not least, we do great stuff for the global brands, such as Comedy Central, MTV, CBS, Nickelodeon, Showtime and Paramount!