Engineering Team Lead (m/f/d)

Job description

Job description

We are looking for:

A new team member for one of our portfolio companies, a tech startup offering software that businesses can use for their R&D taxes. They have their headquarters in London, but they are growing fast with remote possibilities, backed by some of the best investors in Europe.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Being responsible  - with the support of a dedicated product manager - for refining, estimating and delivering on the team’s product vision
  • Recruiting and retaining the engineering talent on your team
  • Supporting the career growth of the people you manage in your team
  • Alongside the CTO, architects and product manager, translating domain understanding into architectural designs using modern techniques such as Domain Driven Design and event storming
  • Developing back-end applications, written in Kotlin and following modern architectures and techniques such as event-driven architecture, functional programming and reactive programming
  • Improving the quality, efficiency and security of the code base
  • Researching and innovating on bleeding edge frameworks/techniques
  • Refining the deployment pipeline, monitoring and operations platform
  • Working with the wider technology team to achieve all of these goals


Tech Stack

  • Typescript
  • JavaScript
  • Kotlin
  • Java
  • Tailwind CSS
  • Java
  • Elm

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • Degree in Software engineering, Computer Science or similar qualification
  • Experience in the most of the areas mentioned above
  • Eager to learn new skills and improve your existing ones
  • Enthusiasm about working in a startup and helping to develop the business
  • Believing in a people-first approach and consider self-improvement, happiness, diversity and inclusion to be vitally important
  • Remote working is possible, but it needs to be in a similar time zone with UK (UTC +1). Eligibility to work within UK is required as well

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Enjoy the opportunity to pursue steep career development during the company's exciting growth phase
  • Transparent culture with flat hierarchies where every person is highly valued
  • Thrive from an inspiring, creative, and diverse environment with amazing and smart colleagues from all over the world
  • A powerful work laptop (Linux or Mac) + the set up you need to do your job well
  • Unlimited paid holiday (with a minimum not a maximum number of days!)
  • Have fun together as a company with regular team events
  • Get challenged and develop your professional skills by taking over responsibilities, and a guaranteed steep learning curve from day one
  • Flexible working hours to balance your work and private life
  • Perks scheme (discounts and rewards with 30,000+ brands)
  • Contributory pension
  • Be part of an instant network within the Project A family with access to regular events, knowledge sharing, and meetups

Do you want to be part of our portfolio company's success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.

Project A is an operational venture capital firm that invests in early stage companies from a variety of industries such as digital health, robotics, and mobility amongst others. Our portfolio includes over 60 companies with different business models including B2C, B2B, SaaS, e-commerce and more. Within our company of over 100 professionals, over 15 teams offer their direct support to our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, business intelligence and many other fields. In 2020 Project A was named Germany's best VC by Business Insider magazine.

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