Engineering Lead Front-end Technologies (f/m/d) in Barcelona
wefox is the world’s leading Insurtech that is reinventing insurance at scale, with a record-breaking Series C funding in 2021 and our Series D funding in 2022 wefox has raised over $1 billion US Dollar. wefox is on track to revolutionise the insurance industry by empowering the customer and delivering personalised experiences driven by data.
Our vision is to make insurance simple and 10x better. We provide our customers with 360-degree advice through our network of advisors and optimise each individual's risk coverage through innovative prevention, assistance and insurance products.
The wefox platform is a fully digital marketplace that connects insurance companies with brokers to give customers a simplified and easier customer experience. wefox has 2085 sales agents managing more than 500,000 customers with a premia under management of more than USD$300 million.
We are looking for an Engineering Lead with experience building React or Angular applications to join our Tech team in Spain. Your daily work will primarily focus on leading and managing a squad as it develops and maintains web applications using Typescript, ES6, Angular, React, and CSS. Our teams write quality code using TDD and Unit Testing. We use GitHub, GitHub Actions, and a full CI/CD pipeline. You will work side by side with and provide leadership to a multidisciplinary and multicultural team distributed among our different offices around Europe.
In this role you will:
- Manage the squad’s daily technical delivery.
Contribute code to production systems.
Ensure the squad’s technical solutions are aligned with architectural standards in a way that balances feature delivery and tech debt creation.
Provide estimates of the squad’s upcoming and planned work.
Ensure that production support issues are being solved in a timely way and according to established SLAs.
Ensure that OKRs, technical initiatives, and other non-Product initiatives are being prioritised, and that the squads in your domains have bandwidth available to work on non-Product-driven initiatives.
Ensure that QA, Monitoring, Alerting, and product security are prioritised within your domains.
Use verbal and written communication skills in a positive, empathetic way.
Lead by example and living progressive leadership values.
Understand and documenting each individual squad member’s professional goals; Developing a growth plan targeted at those goals.
Document and assessing personal performance expectations for each squad member; Measuring, reviewing, and communicating each squad member’s progress toward meeting those performance expectations.
Do some of these skills ring a bell, but you don't have the full list yourself? Please apply anyway, and maybe we can bridge that gap together.
What you bring:
6+ years experience creating React or Angular-based web applications in a professional setting.
Professional experience working with client/server applications.
Professional experience developing single-page applications.
Professional experience with git.
A deep sense of ownership and a “can-do” attitude.
The ability to give instructions and drive clean solutions in a collaborative way.
A desire to fully support the various members of the squad, in particular the more junior members.
Experience mentoring junior engineers – or a strong desire to be a mentor – is a plus.
A deep working knowledge of English is required; proficiency in Spanish or German is a plus.
In our team, being tech-savvy and having great dedication to high-quality delivery are as equally valued as your authenticity, accountability, and team-player skills.
What we offer:
Now, we’ve gotten to the fun part, the part where you get to brag about your company, those perks your friends are so jealous of!
Here are some of them*:
- Flexible working hours including hybrid working
- Free access to a mental health and well-being platform for personalised care, such as 1:1 coaching and therapy sessions for life’s ups and downs — whether at work, at home, or in your relationships
- A stack of the latest technologies and working gadgets
- Training and Coaching opportunities
- Free coffee, fruit, and snacks because we need fuel!
If you love a diverse, not too-formal work environment, flexible paid time off, a great compensation package and benefits offering - and most of all, the possibility to learn and grow and be authentic…: get in touch, we want to meet you!
To all the empathic leaders, misunderstood geniuses, rebels, and mavericks looking to change the world for the better. Come work with us!
* Additional Benefits vary between countries and can be explained in more detail by a TA Partner.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.
500 - 1,000