Back-End Tech Lead

Engineering · Bogotá, Bogotá
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

What you develop matters. At least we think so. 

 

Welcome to Loka, a remote-first Silicon Valley Tech consulting company. We’re focused on AI, ML, and healthcare solutions – the kind that support interesting and meaningful advances for humanity.

 

Our vision is simple: Every innovation ships. We make this happen by working with elite performers like you. We help you grow in ways that fascinate you, so you can launch projects you believe in. We’re fortunate enough to work with mission-driven startups and Fortune 100s worldwide including Marriott, Gatorade, Dyson and Coca-Cola.

 

If you’re into growing with purpose and working with talented people in a healthy culture, apply now – we might be looking for you to join our team in LatAm, Europe or Eastern Europe!


The Role 

  • Responsible for the technical design of solutions for our clients
  • Maintaining relationship with key stakeholders, to ensure that solutions meet both business and technical requirements of the client 
  • Assign tasks, have constant follow-ups, guide and mentor the team members, using SCRUM methodology 
  • Participate in sprint planning and make sure it goes according to plan 
  • Make estimations according to user stories
  • Responsible for maintaining a high standard of code quality, through code-ownership and peer reviews
  • Continuously analyze and identify potentials for optimizations and improvements of the solutions developed for our clients


Main Requirements

  • More than 6 years’ experience in development work and at least 2 years of experience managing a team
  • Experience in working with development in an agile team
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related
  • Advanced Python level
  • Broad and solid CS foundation knowledge, including software architecture, data structures & algorithms (Big O), and databases and understanding of concurrency
  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure) and system design
  • Autonomy, adaptability and positivity (fully remote and globally distributed team)
  • Team management and task management skills (we’re “we” people, not “me” people)
  • Advanced English


Our Company 

Loka is a rocksolid 16-year strong company that works with Series-A funded startups and Fortune 100 superstars. We’re proud of our elite teams across the globe who have the opportunity to grow, explore and innovate within their roles and beyond. Loka is currently fascinated with the healthcare and life sciences industry, and how we can use AI and ML to help our collaborators improve people’s lives.


Benefits

  • 100% remote-first: We want you to have the flexibility to work where you feel most comfortable and productive
  • Grow with us: 100% of Loka talent are eligible for skills development and certifications
  • People who promote and enjoy a work-life balance and workplace diversity
  • A healthy culture committed to equality with 50/50 women and men leadership
  • The opportunity to pursue what fascinates you for 90 days with something we affectionately call Loka Labs
  • Highly talented work teams with mentorship and constant skill improvement
  • An environment that promotes transparency, communication, creativity and being proactive 
  • Ideas valued over hierarchy, allowing you to explore, grow and implement creative solutions

Thank You

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  • Location
    Bogotá, Bogotá
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Manager/Supervisor