Team Lead/ Manager

Viacom.Tech in Warsaw plays a crucial role in Viacom`s global engineering organization. We build highly efficient, advanced systems which are used by millions of users all over the world. Currently, we are looking for a rock solid Team Lead/ Manager. 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 standards setter

Location: Warsaw
Job type: Full time, regular


  • 50/50 Hands-on software development and team leadership/ management
  • Decomposition of user stories into technical tasks
  • Designing databases and providing expertise and guidance
  • Improving knowledge of key technical areas, including some of JVM Languages (Java, Scala), (D)VCS (git) and SQL/NOSQL databases (MySQL, MongoDB)
  • 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

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
  • Understanding of trade-offs between traditional RDBMSs and NOSQL data stores
  • Expert knowledge of JSE 6+, OOP and design patterns
  • Working knowledge of various open source Java APIs (e.g. Apache Commons)
  • Experience with various web servers (e.g. Apache HTTPd, NGINX, Apache Tomcat, Jetty, JBoss)
  • High comfort in working with Unix/Linux environment and scripting languages
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very good English language skills (verbal and written)

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, Nickelodeon, and Paramount!