OAK'S LAB

Tech Lead

Prague, Czech Republic
Remote
Full-time
English required
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The Role

We focus on building 7 high-potential startups at a time. On each of our startups, we have a dedicated team that is led by a Tech Lead, a Product Manager, and a Design Lead. Our teams are small and effective and range from 5 to 15 people.

We are searching for a Tech Lead to be the engineering leader of one of our teams owning the technical buildout of the startup. This role requires a combination of strong technical and leadership capabilities. You’ll be responsible for managing an engineering team (usually a team of 3-7 engineers), owning the software architecture and infrastructure, engaging with the business to understand the product needs, and overseeing the technical direction and delivery.

You’ll get support and guidance from our CTO and will also be part of our Engineering Leads Council where we consult large technical challenges and tech-related decisions that shape the startups we build.

Responsibilities

Leadership

  • Work closely with the Product Manager and Design Lead to lead the project and help the startup achieve its goals through the product we are building

Engineering

  • Select and update technologies that are most appropriate for the needs of the startup while remaining in line with our standards
  • Own the process of setting up and maintaining the hosting infrastructure to handle the scaling needs of the startup and configure the relevant environments
  • Architect deployments and CI/CD pipelines
  • Oversee the overall software architecture

Team

  • Manage the engineering team on the startup and oversee the quality of their output
  • Create and maintain a fun and challenging environment where your engineers are motivated, engaged, growing, and working together in a collaborative way
  • Be a hands-on contributor on the project, developing features together with the team

Process

  • Assist the Product Manager in discovery refinement, ensuring that epics and user stories in the roadmap are refined, estimated, and prioritized in line with business goals

Skills & Requirements

  • Good level of English
  • Experience building web applications using Typescript, React, Node.js, and GraphQL
  • Experience architecting software (for projects from scratch is a plus)
  • Experience setting up and maintaining hosting infrastructure
  • Good business thinking (working at an early-stage startup is a plus)
  • Ability to make product decisions based on the value it provides to the startup and its users
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Great communication skills

Tech Stack

  • Node.js (Apollo Server)
  • Apollo Client
  • React
  • React Native
  • GraphQL
  • Typescript
  • Github & Github Actions
  • Prisma.io & Nexus
  • Docker
  • Google Cloud Platform

Our Startups

We’ve built over 40 successful startups. Here are a few from our portfolio:

Benefits

  • A passionate team around you with a growth mindset
  • The ability to work wherever and customize your workflow
  • The most photographed office in Prague, right on Old Town Square (and dog-friendly too)
  • Tasty snacks and drinks throughout the day, Friday pizza, monthly breakfast at the office
  • Multisport access
  • A budget to spend on your growth (books, courses, conferences)
  • 25 days off + 1 day off to celebrate your birthday + 1 day off for every year with OAK'S LAB
  • Opportunity for a bonus gained from investments in our startup partners
  • Team bonding, happy hours, online games, offsite trips - you name it
  • Cross-department clubs (yoga, traveling, football, dancing, and more)
  • A MacBook and hardware budget
  • English lessons
  • ... and we're ready for your ideas once you're in!

About

OAK'S LAB

About us

We are a technology partner that helps startups, scaleups, and enterprises build software solutions by deploying empowered product teams. Since 2016, we have helped 40 startups reach a combined valuation of over $1.7B.

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