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Head of Development

Docler Holding

Luxembourg | Posted: 1 year ago

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Docler Holding is a multinational IT and Media Company. The driving force behind all our actions are creativity and innovation. Founded in 2001 in Hungary, the company now has approximately 1,000 employees and more than 35 million visitors per day to our leading websites.

This position reports directly to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Luxembourg and is responsible for the management and coordination of the team in Luxembourg. This is a crucial role not just within the Development Team, but within the wider business and therefore you require excellent communication and management skills. If technical improvements, personal development, and the opportunity to grow with a fast-moving company inspires you, then you are the profile we would like to meet.

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate with the CTO and Chief Product Owner to ensure that all systems satisfy organisational quality standards

  • Prepare technical roadmaps and implement these within the team

  • Manage a team of technical managers in Luxembourg

  • Lead, manage and grow the team and improve their performance and technical competencies

  • You will ensure that your team works diligently and consistently, through constant communication with the lead developers and Engineering Managers

  • Manage, optimise and report on the company's technical requirements

  • Continuously develop, maintain and update the company's technical rules, guidelines and processes

  • Coordinate the on-call duty system

  • Any other tasks assigned by the CEO


Work and educational experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent

  • 10+ years’ experience in software development and delivery of high availability and traffic services

  • 5+ years of software technical management, managing a minimum of 50 staff

  • Experience with Live Streaming, Live Cam or Social Media platform

  • Experience with Mobile Website and Native Mobile App development

Personal competences, language skills

  • Previous success in managing, building and developing high performing teams

  • Strong organisational skills and ability to analyse various inputs to help prioritise work

  • Strong communication skills in English, being able to collaborate with remote teams

  • Significant knowledge of client/server and internet systems architectures

  • Long life-cycle application development (evolution of applications)

Technical skills

  • Understanding software design, OOP principles (Design patterns, SOLID, DRY, Yagni)

  • Understanding architectural patterns, event-based architectures

  • Experience with backend technologies, such as: PHP, Node.JS, MySQL, MSSQL, MongoDB, Memcache, Redis, RabbitMQ, FMS, other distributed and in-house built systems

  • Experience with frontend technologies, such as: HTML5, CSS3, ReactJS, SPA development, WebSocket

  • Experience with live streaming, such as: HLS, Media Source Extension, Wowza, Adobe Media Servers

  • Experience with iOS and/or Android development

  • Experience with responsive design, multi-platform technologies (PC/mobile/table/TV)

  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines

  • Working with high-availability, high-performance, scalable systems

  • Experience with high traffic systems (35 million daily visitors), multi DC, distributed systems

What we offer

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • Relocation package and moving assistance from HR if relevant

  • Meal vouchers

  • Private health insurance

  • Additional holiday entitlement based on length of service with the company

  • Free gym membership

  • Sympass discount card

Company culture

  • Dynamic and friendly atmosphere

  • A multi-cultural environment made of 30 different nationalities, with English as the official language

  • Daily breakfast in the office

  • Free coffee, tea, and fresh fruit every day

  • Fantastic events, including Christmas Parties, Family Days, Hackathons and other surprises

  • Chill rooms, creative areas, and LAN parties

  • Company branded merchandise (goodies)

  • High quality of life offered by Luxembourg

Professional growth

  • Opportunity to attend conferences, certifications, technical workshops, trainings, and meetups

  • Free language courses in the office

  • Enthusiastic professionals to learn from

  • Possibility to advance in the company

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