22 February, 2023 | Full-Time

Lead Software Engineer

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About Us:

Blok-Z is an award-winning, US-funded energy blockchain startup based in Germany and Turkey. We specialize in delivering enterprise-grade software solutions that will foster the growth of a distributed, decentralized and carbon-free energy future. Our mission is to make it easy for everyone to make impactful sustainable energy choices.

To help achieve our mission, we need a talented Lead Software Developer who is comfortable and capable of wearing more than one hat. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software development, with experience leading development teams and overseeing the delivery of complex software projects.

Key responsibilities:
  • Lead the development team in the design, development, testing, and deployment of software solutions
  • Oversee the planning and estimation of development tasks, ensuring that project deadlines are met
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to gather requirements, provide technical guidance, and troubleshoot issues
  • Code new features and improve the existing platform to enhance the current product experience
  • Mentor and coach team members to encourage professional growth and development
  • Act as the technical lead on projects, providing guidance and direction to the development team
  • Manage the deployment and maintenance of software systems, ensuring that they are reliable and scalable
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 6+ years of experience in software development
  • 2+ years of experience leading software development teams
  • Strong understanding of software development best practices, including agile methodologies
  • Proficiency in Python and Javascript programming languages
  • Experience with technologies, tools and frameworks such as VueJS, Django, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS, Sentry, Solidity
  • Experience with distributed task queues such as Huey, Celery
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL systems, preferably PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of object-relational mapping (ORM)
  • A mind for quality supported with good test practices, especially test automation
  • Strong troubleshooting, problem-solving and communication skills

We offer a competitive salary and flexible work schedule as well as opportunities for professional growth and development. If you are a highly skilled software developer with leadership experience, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity even if you do not meet all the qualifications.

At Blok-Z, you will be empowered to work on energy sustainability-based meaningful projects, satisfy your curiosity, and solve problems with a global impact. We are a team of smart, passionate people whom you can grow and collaborate with. You can work on a product that helps enable the energy revolution and transform the lives of millions for the better.

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