Tech Lead

Tech Lead

10 jun
|
Tala
|
México

10 jun

Tala

México

Tala was named one of the top 50 FinTech companies in the world. We are a financial technology company on a mission to make financial services simple, inclusive, and accessible for the doers and dreamers globally. We are building the digital bank for the next billion!So far, more than 6 million people in emerging markets have borrowed through our Android app, which provides instant credit scoring, lending, education, and other personalized financial services. Headquartered in Santa Monica, we support the needs of our customers in Kenya, Mexico, Philippines, and India.Reporting to the Director of Backend Engineering, this individual will play a central role in establishing a new Engineering Hub in Mexico City.





This hub will perform full-stack (including mobile) software development alongside other hubs in India, Kenya and the US. To accomplish these capabilities, this individual will build from near scratch high performing Engineering teams and partner with Mexico City based Product and Program managers. The ability to attract, hire, retain and set the tone/culture of this hub are key requirements for this role.



What you'll do



- Bring together a full-stack team comprised of Backend, Android, and SDETs to continually deliver on market initiatives with quality

- Own initiatives across squads to successfully deliver customer impact

- Continually improve the relationship and integration with our third party partners

- Contribute to the Engineering roadmap and help set the vision for the group

- Mentor and grow Engineers

- Partner with the PMO to continually improve the SDLC and development processes

- Partner with Product Management to improve requirements gathering and Engineering’s understanding of what needs to be built



Qualifications



- 7+ years as an IC Engineer in one or more of the following: Java, Scala, PHP, Go, Python

- 3+ years directly leading a team

- Deep experience building complex, scalable backend systems

- Have implemented and are familiar with RESTful API implementation, SOA and microservices

- Knowledge of RDBMS and NoSQL databases (including best practices around design and modeling)

- Experience using open source technologies

- Experience utilizing AWS

- Excellent mentoring skills

- Ability to partner with non-technical business peers in meetings and working sessions

- Fluent in English and Spanish