Senior Technical Lead

Odeon Ventures is creating a network of information websites to help students navigate through higher education options based on their needs. Our goal is to offer a comprehensive, easy-to-use and trusted knowledge base with a community focus to anyone looking to step into a new profession or start a degree.

Our core values include user focus, community impact and high-quality peer review to ensure we achieve a positive effect on the way people access information during a course selection. For more about us, see the short piece written by Ory, our founder, on what we do and how we behave as a team and as a company.

We are looking for a colleague that will define and execute our technical needs while working closely with our Content and SEO teams. 

What will you do? 

  • Address business needs and ensure they are coherent and fitting in with our long-term strategy.
  • Recruit and manage external and internal developers and ensure the development is done according to our standards. 
  • Work closely with our product and SEO teams. 
  • Define the technical vision and roadmap for backend systems and dev-ops. 
  • Stay up to date with technological advancements and industry standards, including emerging technologies and technical solutions, to develop our best practices.
  • Own and document our technical and development processes internally and in collaboration with external agencies. 
  • Understanding of web application architecture, from Front End to Back End.

What are we looking for? 

  • Comfortable working in a fully remote environment. 
  • Strong desire to share your knowledge, push the boundaries of technology and help others improve their skills. 
  • Growth mindset with a drive to develop new skills and learn about new fields and industries.  
  • Ability to manage relationships in a humble, confident and articulate manner. 
  • FullStack developer able to provide solutions and support in other development areas when needed.
  • Excellent technical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to make informed, immediate decisions with minimal long-term impact.
  • Understanding of dev-ops and sys admin structures and needs. 
  • Strategic approach to problem-solving – you don’t just patch problems, you solve them so that they never happen again. 
  • Effective communicator – you can easily communicate across disciplines and break down complex information for various audiences. 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on your skills and experience.
  • Regular compensation review.
  • Support of further learning and development.
  • Fully remote working environment.
  • Opportunity to shape the development of the product as a part of a growing team.
  • Rewarding experience working to improve the state of education selection and people’s access to it.