Backend Technical Lead

Backend Technical Lead
Location: Paris, France Salary: €75,000 -85,000


  • Our client are a very well established, industry leading global media organisation with over 6,000 employees across 30+ countries and provide services to over 250 million monthly users.
  • They are scaling up a new tech team in Paris and are currently seeking an experienced Backend Technical Lead to join the them on a permanent basis.
  • As the Backend Tech Lead, you will put at work technical and people skills to lead global projects to completion. Alongside the Frontend Tech Lead, you will be in the front seat driving the product implementation and the backend & devops technical roadmap. You will play a key role in helping to bridge the gap between tech and product through an understanding of the company’s goals to solve high impact & highly complex problems with the team.
  • Are you an experienced Backend engineer/tech lead who thrives at mixing technical, project and people skills at work? Have you got experience of working in an international environment? Have you got a background in delivering state of the art scalable systems? If yes, we would love to hear from you!

Essential Requirements

  • Ability to deal with conflicts in a mature, impartial and candid way
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong understanding of systems design, algorithms, and data structures
  • Able to work with C, Python and/or Java Experience with AWS, Google Cloud, or any proprietary cloud
  • Experience with distributed computing technologies
  • Experience of working collaboratively with geographically distributed teams is a big plus

Technical Skills:

  • Java 8, Python 3, C
  • AWS (DynamoDB, SNS/SQS), Elastic Search, Redis, Docker, Kafka, Datadog
  • Mesos, Kubernetes, zk
  • Spinnaker, GHE, Travis CI, Artifactory
  • Distributed Architectures & Microservices Architectures


Ref: MW9145

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