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Head of Engineering

Who are we?

We are a team of product-driven individuals who strongly believe in the positive impact immersive learning will have on the world. Today, we’re building a safety-focused learning platform that far outperforms its traditional counterparts and helps save lives.

If you strive to work in a creative and high-output environment, read on.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced leader to join Pixaera as our Head of Engineering. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software development and architecture, with knowledge of React, Typescript, NodeJS, NestJS, and Electron. They will demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, with a proven ability to inspire and guide a team of engineers. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, capable of designing scalable solutions and driving innovation. They will have a passion for solving complex problems and a commitment to delivering high-quality, user-centric products. Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams are essential.

You will be responsible for:

  • Work closely with the product team to set priorities
  • Design and maintain scalable architecture.
  • Scope out projects and own the team's sprints.
  • Lead the engineering team and support their growth and performance reviews.
  • Lead the development of Pixaera’s web applications, backend systems, and desktop app (mainly in React, Typescript, NodeJS, NestJS, and Electron)
  • Communicate and coordinate with stakeholders and different teams to bring features to production.
  • Manage database schemas with TypeORM and PostgreSQL.
  • Lead the integration of third-party LMS systems via APIs.
  • Maintain and improve dynamic SSO configurations in the backend.
  • Implement secure authentication protocols in both frontend and backend following security standards.
  • Collaborate with the DevOps team to understand AWS infrastructure and bring features to production.

Who are you?

A successful candidate will have the following skillsets and experience:

  • Deep knowledge of React, NodeJS, Typescript, Electron, NestJS, TypeORM, PostgreSQL.
  • Strong sense of system design and architecture.
  • Ability to write clean code and stable solutions covering all edge cases.
  • Keen eye for frontend design and ability to convert Figma designs into UI/UX React components.
  • Driven to solve difficult problems and constantly innovate and recommend solutions.
  • Experience in CI/CD pipeline development, particularly with GitHub Actions.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to mentor and guide a team of engineers.

What you must be:

  • Experienced in leading and inspiring a team of engineers, fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment.

  • Highly motivated and proactive.

  • A strong communicator, capable of simplifying complex technical details.

  • Driven to solve challenging problems and innovate solutions.

  • Highly motivated and proactive.

  • A strong communicator, capable of simplifying complex technical details.

  • Driven to solve challenging problems and innovate solutions.

How do we support and benefit our employees?

  • Work from anywhere: fully remote set-up, with 2x company-wide meetups per year to meet and bond with your colleagues.

  • Flexible working hours: as long as you deliver, we don’t mind when you work. Delivery is more important than face-time.

  • All the equipment you need to succeed provided by Pixaera

  • 25 days of company vacation allowance per year in addition to local public holidays. If there is a public holiday that you would rather work, let us know and you can swap it for another day in lieu.

  • Competitive stock options.

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