Tech Lead

General Description

Lead by example on technical topics within a dev team and work ensuring good quality software under the budget or time constraints of a project.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identify technical blockers and help team members to find a suitable solution to those blockers or escalate accordingly when the issue cannot be solved within the team.
  • Work closely with the dev team to find and apply common coding standards with the team. The coding standard should include:
  • Code styling (naming conventions, formatting and so on).
  • Contributing guidelines.
  • Platform best practices (proper ways of doing things).
  • Perform code reviews on pull requests to ensure quality standards and reduce technical debts.
  • Ensure other skilled devs are also properly performing code reviews.
  • Ensure architecture directions are properly followed.
  • Support development team to resolve and deliver user stories.
  • Help communicate blockers, issues and questions.
  • Help the SM ensure the team knows the sprint objective and each user story to be able to get them “done".
  • Help and contribute to the definition of done, user story points and definition of ready at the start of the project
  • Provide feedback to each team member to help them improve technical skills.
  • Guide new team members and help them to integrate into the Scrum team on technical knowledge and topics.
  • Build software following the software development processes established by the team:
  • Follow established Cognits practices and recommendations.

Education Requirements

  • Pensum closed in systems engineering.
  • 4+ years of software engineering experience.

Technical Skills

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced English oral and written level.
  • Version control with GIT, and workflow knowledge such Gitflow Workflow.
  • Experience with MVC architecture.
  • Experience with OOp, functional programming and asynchronous programming models.
  • Understand design patterns.
  • Experience with software architecture.
  • Ability to understand and create technical diagrams and documentation.
  • Experience with agile methodologies such SCRUM and Kanban
  • Ability to research and document production and test environments and architecture.
  • Works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders including offshore teams.
  • Experience in full cycle project development.
  • Experience with mobile apps.

Soft Skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines, goals and objectives.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems creatively.
  • Leadership.
  • Positive Attitude.
  • Organized.
  • Responsible.
  • Ability to work effectively with technical and business experts.
  • Willingness and ability to learn all aspects of test data management and associated tools.
  • Able to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Self taught.


  • SOLID and Clean code advocate.
  • Unit testing.
  • Certified Scrum Master or equivalent.
  • For Temenos:
  • Frontend:
  • javascript (ECMA Script 6).
  • Backend:
  • Java, Tomcat and Maven.
  • MySQL
  • For Non-Temenos:
  • Frontend:
  • Vue JS, Angular or React for web development.
  • Experience with preprocessors (SASS/LESS/Stylus and so on).
  • Experience with Ionic, React Native or Flutter for mobile development.
  • Experience with CSS frameworks like Bootstrap, Materialize, Bulma, Tailwind and so on.
  • Backend:
  • Non relational databases (such Mongo, Redis, DynamoDB, Cassandra and so on).
  • MVC and Microservices architectures.
  • GraphQL
  • Queue management (AMQP, SQS, Kafka and so on).

If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying. Experience comes in many forms – skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way.

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Employee Type:
4+ years
Date Posted:
May 4th, 2021

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