Back-end Guild Lead

Kaunas, Vilnius, Hybrid
Technical /
/ Hybrid
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We are looking for a dynamic Technical Lead specializing in PHP backend development. In this position, you'll have a significant impact on the quality and architecture of all Hostinger products, contributing to our diverse range of offerings. You will also play a pivotal role in creating a backend community, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange. Your expertise will not only shape our products but also drive results, setting new standards in backend development.

Sounds like a career opportunity you’ve been seeking? We’d love to hear more about your experience and aspirations.

What You Will Do:

    • Define and oversee scalable architectures for PHP backend systems.
    • Conduct regular code reviews, ensuring high-quality coding standards and knowledge sharing.
    • Guide the team in adopting the latest technologies and frameworks.
    • Resolve technical challenges and act as a point of escalation within the backend domain.
    • Provide mentorship, allocate tasks efficiently, and conduct performance evaluations.
    • Lead the hiring process for new backend team members.
    • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, ensuring seamless integration of backend components.
    • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance workflow efficiency.
    • Foster a collaborative backend community, organizing team-building activities and knowledge-sharing sessions.

What We Expect:

    • Proven experience as a PHP developer with a strong background in backend development.
    • Leadership experience, either as a team lead or manager.
    • In-depth knowledge of PHP frameworks (Laravel is a plus) and best practices.
    • Proficiency in advanced senior-level database querying.
    • Strong understanding and experience in designing system architectures.
    • Proven track record in leading and contributing to the hiring process.
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
    • Passion for staying updated on industry trends and emerging technologies.

Nice to Have:

    • Familiarity with JavaScript and TypeScript for enhanced frontend-backend collaboration.
    • Knowledge of Go language for expanding technical capabilities.
    • Experience with Medusa, providing an additional layer of expertise.
    • Understanding Node.js for comprehensive backend development.

What We Offer:

    • A culture where everyone values the highest standards, freedom, and responsibility. 
    • A friendly, supportive and experienced team that is eager to share their knowledge.
    • A chance to be an owner of your flexible working hours and results.
    • Unlimited growth: Manager’s Academy, Coachhub, Reforge, Scribd learning tools, and invitations to the World’s best conferences.
    • Exceptional-being: active challenges, onsite & online fitness classes, and wellness workshops.
    • A health insurance package for your wellness.
    • Workations & quarterly OKR parties.
    • Hybrid work: Combine modern office excitement in Kaunas and Vilnius with the comfort of working from home.
    • Gross salary starting from 5500 EUR/month.
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