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Travel is roaring back 🚀and it's time to scale our team up as we reimagine Flytographer 2.0!
We are hiring a Tech Lead to join us in building this new vision - helping people around the world🌎 celebrate their stories through the magic of photography. 📸✨ Whether on epic vacations, milestone moments at home or lifestyle photos and headshots for your small business, Flytographer is your trusted partner in memories. 
This is a VERY exciting time to join our small, but mighty crew of 10 women (and over 600 global photographers) as we build the next chapter of our growth story.  🙌🏽

The Role:
As the lead of our Development Team you’ll work closely with our Product Manager and Intermediate Developer to prioritize and plan features, providing both the technical vision and the skills to implement it. We are a small team solving exciting problems and iterating quickly to bring the best product possible to our internal team and our end users.


Manage The Codebase

  • Collaborate across teams to plan, prioritize, design, and develop new features, leading user-facing projects from start to finish
  • Maintain and prioritize the technical roadmap of the product
  • Make high-level software architecture and design decisions for all new features / developments and when suggesting refactors of older features
  • Stay up to date on and manage breaking or implementational changes of third party integrations (Xero, Referral Saasquatch, ActiveCampaign, et al.)

Manage The Development Team

  • Provide consistent, respectful, scaffolded mentorship through technical implementation meetings, code reviews, and pair programming
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the company, consulting on upgrades and improvements and giving advice as necessary
  • Maintain and manage subscriptions to third party technical services
  • Manage hardware tracking and dispersal within the company

In the first 3 months you will…

  • Ramp up on business workflows and processes
  • Learn our tech stack and codebase architecture
  • Participate in planning meetings and ticket estimation and prioritization
  • Contribute to the codebase, building out new features and iterating on old ones, in collaboration with the development team
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to other team members

In the first 12 months you will…

  • Lead the way on a quarter of technical upgrades, helping to make our systems more secure, stable, reliable, maintainable, and performant
  • Provide technical leadership to other teams within the company, building features and making site adjustments as needed
  • Lead the design and development of new features in accordance with the product and technical roadmaps, prioritizing and delegating tasks within the development team
  • Contribute to technical and feature documentation

Relevant Technical Knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of Python3 and Flask
  • Advanced knowledge of React (both class based and functional components, as well as React Hooks) + Redux
  • PostgreSQL, Redis, SQLAlchemy
  • Heroku, AWS, NGINX, WordPress

Bonus Knowledge

  • Python Unittest
  • CI / CD Pipelines
  • Technical SEO
  • Elasticsearch

Benefits and Perks

  • Extended health and dental
  • Generous vacation
  • Team off-sites
  • Professional development
  • Parental benefits program
  • Free annual Flytographer shoot

As a company with global outreach, we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our team, including our international photographer community. We are dedicated to seeking out members who uphold our values of mutual respect, integrity, and transparency. We welcome applicants who will continue to push our company forward as a leader in this space.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Remote

Experience Level : Senior Level

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