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Software Development Team Lead

Location: Sofia, Sofia City Province.
Company Description:

Merkle Bulgaria provides global retailers with a single source of expertise, technology, and operational support. We have a proven track record for delivering, managing, and innovating multi-channel commerce platforms for major international brands and retailers, including Adidas, Clarins, ASDA. Shiseido, Birkenstock, La Prairie, and more. Our world-class team has delivered sites for over 35 brands with more than 400 transactional eCommerce sites in 60 locations and six continents.

As part of a global expansion strategy, the company has set up a key Sofia technology team of Software Architects, Software Developers, QA Engineers, Project Managers, and Technical Support Specialists. To support this strategy, we are currently looking for talented people for the role of:

Job Description:

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TEAM LEAD

What you'll do:

  • Lead a team of Developers ensuring the quality of delivery, doing code reviews when necessary
  • Interact with the end client as required to ensure the solution is implemented, as well as possible
  • To assist in scoping the technical requirements
  • Provide recommendations where corrective action is required
  • Responsible for code development and thorough unit testing to create cutting-edge e-commerce solutions
  • Actively participating in all phases of the development cycle and the work process discussions in a Scrum/Agile working environment
  • Code review of peer’s work
  • Documentation of work to the required standard
  • Conduct all communication internally and externally in English
  • Responsibility and efficiency while meeting strict deadlines in dynamic projects
  • Looking at new technologies and 3rd party products to see how they would fit into the Company solution or help the retailer with a specific problem
  • Ensure designs are built to a high level of quality, usability, and stability
  • Defines and ensure adherence to application engineering guidelines, processes, and procedures
  • Responsible for working on designing solution roadmaps
Qualifications:

What you need to succeed:

  • 5+ years experience and strong technical skills on a professional level with web technologies - HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/ES6+, and XML
  • Proven experience in a Team Lead/Manager position
  • Strong expertise on a professional level with design, development, maintenance, and implementation of application software on multiple technical platforms
  • Full life cycle in a JAVA or PHP (.NET also considered) based environment
  • Ability to work with specific development tools (i.e. VSCode, Eclipse) and code versioning systems
  • Very good verbal and written English
  • Exceptional business ethics and positive mindset, with the desire to broaden knowledge and expand skills
  • A creative person able to make decisions in a timely and independent manner under tight deadlines
Additional Information:
  • We are huge believers in work-life balance. That's why we offer all of our employees 25 days of paid leave;
  • We recognize strong talent and go above and beyond to attract and retain the best people. That's why our remuneration packages are among the top on the market;
  • We understand that there cannot be a "one size fits all" approach regarding benefits. That's why we have a customizable benefits package that fits your own needs;
  • Our teams operate using a hybrid work model, and they can work from both the office and the comfort of their own home;
  • Free parking spaces for all of our employees when they decide to work from the office;
  • Free drinks and snacks in the office to help keep the energy levels up;
  • Attend the most popular tech and business events in Bulgaria for free.

Тhаnk you for reading about our role. If you decide to apply, keep in minds that we will consider candidates who meet our requirements first, then everyone else. If you don't hear back from us, we may reach out in the future once we have a role that might be a better fit for you.

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