Tech Lead

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About IOV LabsIOV Labs is on a mission to provide the next generation of fintech innovators with the decentralized tools and technology to build a new global economy. IOV Labs promotes, develops, and supports the operation of the RSK Blockchain, a Turing-complete Bitcoin merge-mined smart contract platform - the most secure smart contract platform in the world. IOV Labs also develops the RSK Infrastructure Framework (RIF) to provide our partners with everything they need to build decentralised apps and new Open Finance services on the RSK Blockchain. RSK Users range from people securing their savings in Argentina, to workers sending home remittance payments from overseas. RSK is quickly becoming the emerging market blockchain. 
About Taringa!Taringa! is the top Spanish-speaking social platform in the world with 30 million registered users and over 1,000 active online communities and allows users to share their interests in topic-based channels. Taringa! is in one of its most exciting moments as it has an incredible opportunity ahead: provide accessibility to Web 3.0 technologies to inspire creativity and empower users to build and participate in like-minded decentralized communities. How does a Web 2.0 Community transform into Web 3.0? That’s what we are building here. Come help us shape it! 
About the RoleWe are looking for a Technical Leader to represent technology in the overall strategic direction and leadership of Taringa, working with other department Leads to help inform direction, and build/buy/partner decisions. You will make sure Taringa can rapidly, reliably and repeatedly deliver quality products to market. You will report to the Head of Taringa. If you love challenges, solving complex problems and generating impact on millions of people, keep reading!

You will

  • Develop the short and mid term strategy with the area head
  • Identify how it is going to help achieve the area and company goals
  • Define and prioritize the set of projects that need to be fulfilled to accomplish the defined strategy
  • Define the necessary resources to accomplish the strategic goals
  • Set metrics to keep track of the project's progress and validate it with the area head on a schedule
  • Agree with the team on a work methodology and ensure it is well implemented
  • Set clear definitions and prioritization to the tasks that must be done by the team
  • Break down tasks based on how complex they are to the development teamCheck on the status of a task whenever the task feels ‘stale’

You'd be a great candidate if you have

  • At least 7-10 years' experience in the definition and design of hyper scalable platforms
  • Experience working in projects with microservices architecture, building and optimizing large-scale APIs
  • Advanced knowledge in NodeJs and Javascript/Typescript
  • Experience in relational and non-relational databases (Redis, MongoDB and MySQL)
  • Knowledge about RabbitMQ, Elasticsearch, DockerTesting experience for unit and integration
  • Knowledge about software architecture principles, design patterns, performance, and software engineering best practices
  • Proven experience in application development and evolution of the same product
  • Experience with agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Fluent level of English, extra points for Spanish

Benefits & perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Laptop and other working tools you might need
  • 100% remote working (contractor) from anywhere in the world
  • Possibility to work at your nearest WeWork space
  • Flexible working hours. You’re free to work however your work best
  • Paid holidays and personal leave days
  • Opportunity to work with state of art technology in a challenging and unique project
  • Internationally diverse and dynamic team with a clear vision and strategy
  • Training programs to learn everything about the crypto world & LinkedIn Learning licence
  • Weekly scientific moments by our Research & Innovation team to learn about technology, challenges and solutions in the blockchain world
  • Language courses: English, Spanish or Chinese
  • Employee assistance program offering legal, financial, family, psychological and wellness counseling for you and your family

We have a fast & dynamic hiring process

  • Meet our TA team
  • Coding task
  • Meet the Hiring Manager
We are excited to see what you're made of!
IOV Labs embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
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