Development Team Lead

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating unforgettable experiences - from city breaks, hotels and holidays to theatre and spa days. lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, a publicly-traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Each month, our websites and mobile apps (available in 17 languages and 40 countries) reach 43 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences.

More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to providing our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel-related products and services

Job Description

We are looking for brilliant people to join and help us expand our technology team based in Szczecin. If you are passionate about both programming and data, and think you have the skills to help build and lead a team - then you have come to the right place!

We have a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate who is looking to step up and advance to the next level in their career, this opening offers the chance to help craft your own team and to lead in building, managing and evolving software solutions working with Big Data and cutting edge technologies. You will cooperate with multiple international teams across our organisation, designing and deploying solutions that will empower our people to unlock new markets across the ecosystem.

Key Responsibilities will include

  • Design and implement software solutions of moderate complexity for internal company purposes.

  • Integrate with major online platforms and services as well as developing tools used internally

  • Support data requirements for different initiatives

  • Work closely with Product, Technology, Marketing and BI teams

  • Grow and mentor a team

Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Javascript/ECMAScript
  • Experience in Python/PHP would be advantageous

  • Experience developing REST

  • Experience with SQL Databases (Querying, Design)

  • Problem solving capabilities

  • Positive and collaborative attitude

  • Willingness to work inside a team

  • Curiosity and passion for continuous improvement

  • Knowledge of English

  • Previous experience leading a team would be advantageous

  • At least 5 years work experience in a related field is preferable

Additional Information

What we offer

  • Ability to grow your own team

  • Working in an international environment, possibility to travel to multiple locations across Europe

  • Continuous learning program with internal didactic unit

  • Possibility to join conferences around Europe for continuous improvement)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Remote working (1-2 days per week)

 

Hiring Process

Candidates for this position can generally expect a hiring process similar to the following one :

  • Qualified candidates receive feedback concerning their application from our Recruiting team

  • Candidates will be asked to attend a technical interview with one of the senior developers - 1 hour talk about technical stuff, experiences and analyzing possible production scenarios

  • Chosen candidates will be invited for the interview with Hiring Manager

You’ll have the opportunity to meet our technical leaders and understand a little bit more about our continuous learning environment!