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Lead, Software Development

Hootsuite, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

We are more than a social media company


We’re looking for a Lead, Software Development, to help us build and lead a high-performance team that solves challenging engineering problems as we build the next generation of social products. While working remotely from Cluj-Napoca, Romania you will support the Manager, Software Development to hire, grow, coach, and lead a small team of developers to build, scale, monitor, and optimise backend infrastructure and core client-facing web applications used daily by all Hootsuite users.


WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Build, support and lead a high performance, cohesive team of developers, in close partnership with the Manager, Development
  • Facilitate ongoing development conversations with your team to support their learning and career growth
  • Proactively share information, actively solicit feedback, and facilitate communication, within teams and portfolios
  • Participate in the hiring process, with an aim of attracting and hiring the best developers
  • Assess and prioritize the team's work, appropriately delegating to others and encouraging team ownership.
  • Maintain high standards of security, reliability, scalability, performance, and quality in all delivered projects
  • Help shape our technical roadmap as we scale our services and build new products
  • Design, write, test, and deploy high quality scalable code
  • Expertise in one of the two technology stacks and basic knowledge of the other:
    • Backend: Docker, Kubernetes, MySQL, Mongo, GRPC, ElasticSearch, Kafka
    • Frontend: React + Redux / Angular, Nightwatch, LESS, Docker

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Long standing software development experience with a demonstrated increase in responsibility
  • Hands-on experience with design and development of highly scalable web services and SaaS systems
  • Hands-on experience mentoring and coaching others
  • You are proficient in at least one programming language, ideally Go, Typescript or Python, and have a desire to learn other languages.
  • Open Communication: clearly conveys thoughts, both written and verbally, listening attentively and asking questions for clarification and understanding
  • Builds inclusive, cohesive teams which apply diversity to achieve common goals
  • Capably delivers results through others, is good at establishing clear direction, helping others achieve their best work
  • Identifies key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision; Builds an integrated plan for course of action to accomplish this vision
  • Challenges and supports others to create results but also develop new capabilities. Successfully develops the capacity and capability of team and individuals on the teams

WHO YOU ARE:

  • Tenacious. You are determined to succeed, and you are motivated by the success of customers, colleagues and the community.
  • Curious. You are always learning and seeking ways to make things better.
  • Conscientious. You keep your promises, taking your commitments to others seriously, and you have strong integrity.
  • Humble. You lead with humility and empathy, respecting and learning from the perspectives of others. 

In all we do, our six guiding principles light the way:

Step Up: Show the world what it looks like to live and work by these guiding principles. #StepUp

One Team: Make Hootsuite a place where everyone feels safe, welcome, valued, and empowered to do their best work without compromising who they are. #OneTeam #FreeToBeMe

Customer Obsessed: Focus relentlessly on helping our customers succeed. #CustomerObsessed

Go Fast, Be Agile: Widen our competitive advantage by committing to speed and simplicity over perfection and complexity. #GoFastBeAgile

Play to Win: Commit to building an incredible, profitable company for our customers, our employees, and our stakeholders. #PlayToWin #NoExcuses

Neighbours & Allies: Give back to our communities and be an ally. #SocialForGood #Allies

Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

#LI-RL1

About Hootsuite

About us Hootsuite is the most widely used social media management platform. We have 15+ million customers and are recognized as a leader in social media management by Forrester, one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world. Our battle-tested technology, extensive ecosystem, and social DNA help organizations create human connections at scale.

Want to learn more about Hootsuite? Visit Hootsuite's website.