Tech Lead

Prague, Czech Republic



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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 Head of Engineering 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.



  • 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
  • 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


  • Manage the technical delivery of projects, ensuring they are completed on time and within scope
  • Select and update technologies that are most appropriate for the startup's needs, ensuring they align with our standards
  • Take ownership of the technical aspects of the project, ensuring successful delivery
  • 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
  • Own the setup and maintenance of scalable hosting infrastructure, configure environments, and architect CI/CD pipelines
  • Be a hands-on contributor on the project, developing features together with the team
  • Conduct regular code reviews to maintain code quality 
  • Oversee the overall software architecture
  • Proactively seek ways to improve the development process and team efficiency

Skills & Requirements

  • Proficient in English
  • 2+ years in a leadership role
  • Experience building web applications using Typescript, Node.js, and React
  • 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 analytical and critical thinking skills to address complex technical challenges
  • Proven ability to lead and inspire an engineering team
  • Great communication skills

Tech Stack

  • Typescript
  • Node.js
  • React + Next.js
  • React Native
  • GraphQL, tRPC
  • Material UI
  • Playwright 
  • Google Cloud Platform

For a detailed overview of the technologies we use, please visit the LINK

Our Projects

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


  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working environment
  • 25 vacation days + 1 birthday day off + 1 additional day for every year working with OAK’S LAB (capped at 30 days)
  • Top-of-the-line MacBook and hardware budget
  • Budget to spend on your growth (books, courses, conferences)
  • Free English lessons
  • Opportunity for a bonus gained from investments in our startup partners
  • Team bonding, happy hours, online games, annual offsite trips
  • Outside of work activity clubs (yoga, traveling, football, tennis, etc.)
  • Snacks and drinks in the office, weekly pizza, monthly breakfast
  • Landmark office right on Old Town Square (dog-friendly)
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About us

OAK'S LAB is a place where talented individuals come together to achieve great outcomes.

Our approach

Every team member is positioned to be highly impactful and to influence the success of the product they’re building.

Our environment

We operate in an ambitious environment, where you’ll be surrounded by driven people who are all working towards a bold, shared purpose.

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What our people say

“OAK'S LAB facilitated business growth and effectively executed against tight deadlines. The team advanced the platform’s sophistication, which enabled an expansion of our customer base.”

Dan DeCloss

CEO, PlexTrac

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Tech Lead


Prague, Czech Republic

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What to expect after applying with us:

  • 01

    Application review

    Our recruiters will review your application thoroughly.

  • 02

    Initial interview

    Relevant applicants will be invited to an initial interview with us.

  • 03

    Interview stages

    If the role is a good fit, you will be passed to the next stages.

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    Offer will be made to the successful candidate, welcome to OAK'S LAB!

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