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Engineering Team Lead

Engineering | Sofia, Bulgaria | Full Time

Job Description

About Taulia:

Taulia delivers working capital solutions that make it easy for businesses to free up cash, accelerate payments, and improve supply chain health.

Today, our team of financial gamechangers has built a network connecting 1.5 million businesses across 168 countries and accelerated more than $80 billion in early payments.

We have more than 200 global-presence clients, including  AstraZeneca, Airbus, Allianz, eBay, Honda, Coca-Cola, and more.

Taulia is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in the US, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Australia, Bulgaria.

About This Job

We are looking for bright, curious, and mature individuals to expand our Engineering teams in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Ideal candidates would be seasoned software engineers who are equally motivated by technology and value it brings to the business.

Previous experience with our technology stack and/or FinTech domain is a clear advantage.

This is a hands-on people management role that combines technical excellence and talent for planning, leading, and delivering.

Engineering teams in Taulia are self-sufficient and consist of 4-5 members.

About Taulia Engineering:

  • We're a tribe of agile teams. We craft a cloud-based, multi-tenant platform employing microservice architecture;

  • Our stack includes Groovy and Java, Spring, Jersey, Gradle, MySQL, Cassandra, Kafka, ActiveMQ, Camunda BPM, and more;

  • We use Grafana, NewRelic, Redash, and Graylog to monitor performance and metrics;

  • Teams have full ownership of features and components - from technical design to rollout;

  • We release often and rely on tons of automated tests

About Sofia Office:

  • Largest Taulia office with 70 employees from all departments;

  • Four Engineering teams and we are looking to add two more;

  • Convenient location, catered lunches, exciting list of perks;

  • Educational budget (covers books, courses, conferences and more);

  • We value a safe environment. No bossing around or micro-management; 

  • Flexible home office policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be the voice of your team to external stakeholders at all levels;

  • Clear roadblocks. Sell ideas. Give credit;

  • Partner with Product owners to make sure you are working on the most important tasks;

  • Plan workload and lead the team to deliver against strict schedules;

  • Take part in designing, scoping, developing, and maintaining features and components;

  • Be aware of value, priorities, and trade-offs when considering technology and design options;

  • Mentor team members and help them grow;

  • Enjoy the fact you may not be the smartest person in the room;

  • You will be working on a critical part of the Taulia platform. You will create robust and scalable implementations for challenging business flows;

  • You will design, develop, and roll out integration paths to handle high-volume and high-impact business scenarios;

  • Take part in hiring the best;

  • Organize team morale activities and manage team budgets.

You're a perfect fit for this position if:

  • You have 6+ years of Java-world experience;

  • You have 1+ years of being a people manager;

  • As a part of a product company, you have had exposure to external organizations and clients;

  • You have a solid understanding of transport protocols, file transfer protocols, and security concepts;

  • You've built a cloud-based product before and stuck around to scale it as well;

  • You always look for new and better ways to do things, and love automation: continuous integration, automated testing & deployment, and TDD are no strangers to you;

  • Most importantly - you're smart, curious, and grounded.

If you take your job seriously, but not yourself; if you want to make an impact and learn and enjoy it all the way - submit your CV to find out more.