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Tech Lead Backend (she/he/they)

RemoteUruguay, Montevideo, MontevideoIT

Job description

About Trafilea

Trafilea is a global company that builds communities and transformative brands. We own the brands and take care of the entire customer journey, to deliver wow-worthy experiences that influence and empower millions of people globally.

Our culture is fast-paced and dynamic. We are data-driven enthusiasts, passionate about marketing, exponential technologies, and innovation.

We have over 300 hundred employees working around the world, connected by the same purpose and core values. Our support for this new way of working has led to being featured in Forbes and FlexJobs as one of the Top 25 Companies for Remote Workers.

We are looking for dynamic, dedicated, and committed individuals with a strong desire to grow, that can drive the brand forward on its truly exciting journey.

Do you want to know more about our Brands? Shapermint ,Truekind & Empetua

We are looking for a Tech Lead Backend Talent with a proven ability to apply technical operational knowledge and skill to a range of unique business problems. Able to put in practice good coding standards and promote them within the team. Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work and general instructions on new assignments.



Expected outcomes & responsibilities



  • Help the team design the best solutions to tackle each use case

  • Propose improved ways of solving our current scenarios

  • Create tools to improve developers QoL

  • Monitor Checkout business KPIs (conversion rate, revenue per visitor, revenue share between checkouts, upselling performance) and alert early of deviations

  • Monitor Checkout technical KPIs (apdex, error rate, JS errors)

  • Keep track of team execution (timely deliver, capacity)

  • Lead team agile ceremonies


Design and improve next iterations of Credits API:


  • Understand and scale the solution to new brands

  • Implement new ways of generating credits or use cases of consumption

  • Monitor Credits technical KPIs (apdex, error rate)

  • Evolve authorization and authentication mechanisms

  • Planning, building and testing new features.

  • Is fluent in agile development and is able to act as a Deputy Scrum Master.

  • Encourages agile behaviour within the team.

  • Write unit and integration tests to ensure features do not break.

  • Create new and modify existing SQL schemas, stored procedures and functions used in the database layer.

  • Cooperate efficiently with QA Engineers.

  • Participate in application design sessions with peer engineers and architects to develop the business and software specifications based on project needs.

  • Propose solutions that address medium to complex problems.

  • Take initiative to drive technical design of the projects.

  • Guide and assist junior and non-senior software engineers.

  • Writes well thought out code that is readable and maintainable.

  • Perform code reviews and promote good coding practices within the team.

  • Assist in setting code review practices for the team.

  • Investigate and analyze reported defects in a timely manner. Recommend and apply solutions including code changes, data updates or configuration modifications.

  • Promote optimal user experience in all development.

  • Suggests, presents and defends technical solutions for well defined functional requirements.

  • Consistent contributor to team's technical efforts. Ability to lead or facilitate meetings, network with peers in other departments.

Job requirements


  • Mastery of agile ceremonies (grooming, planning, dailies, retros, etc)

  • Excellence in Software Development best practices (design and architecture patterns, strong orientation to testing)

  • Expertise in Python and Django

  • Expertise in Golang

  • Good knowledge of NodeJS

  • Good knowledge of AWS

What We Have to Offer

  • Proximity doesn’t influence productivity. As a globally distributed team, you can live and work wherever you want.

  • A rich experience including the opportunity to collaborate with world-class talents. Encouraging transparency and open communication to all.

  • A data-driven, dynamic, energetic work environment, full of talented, goal-oriented, and empathetic people working together to grow and develop both as professionals and human beings.

  • A safe space to be who you truly are. We embrace and support diversity, equity and work hard every day to keep becoming more inclusive.

  • Openness to new ideas and initiatives: You can always join a squad, tribe, or committee, start new ones. Bring your hobbies and passions and transform them into projects!

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