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The Role

We are looking for a Lead Engineer who will help us scale the infrastructure and the engineering team. You will be working very closely with Jan and Triin, our Product Managers, and Alari, our CEO, as well as our engineering team of 7 and growth engineering team of 2.

Toggl Hire is on a mission to revolutionize the way hiring happens. We are big believers that modern day recruiting should be effortless and enjoyable. That means no more resumes or cover letters, no more endless hours screening through applications, no more interpreting past roles into current experience.

We are a fully remote team, with headquarters in Tallinn, Estonia. Our people are highly skilled, highly motivated, and most importantly, a fun, friendly bunch. We value transparency and communication, and have regular meetups all over the world!

About You

We are looking for a Technical Lead who will help us scale the infrastructure and the engineering team. You will be working very closely with Jan and Triin, our Product Managers, and Alari, our CEO, as well as our engineering team of 7 and growth engineering team of 2.

Technology requirements:

You need to have experience working with large SaaS data infrastructure:

  • Technical design and architecture
  • Performance improvements
  • Security and scalability
  • Technical decisions and strategy.

You still need to be able to get your hands dirty and write a code if needed, do a code review or research & implement new tools.

Our current tech stack is made of Golang, PostgreSQL, JavaScript, Typescript, GraphQL, Heroku, AWS, CircleCI.

Leadership requirements:

  • Grow our engineering team
  • Help hiring, onboarding and motivating the team
  • Coaching and technical mentorship of our engineers
  • Be the technical go-to person for everybody in the company
  • Help crafting the technical strategy to help achieving the business goals and the company growth.

Join the Toggl Hire engineering team

You will fit in well in our team if you are a good team player and communicator, cooperative and always approach new challenges with a critical thinking mindset. You love collaborating with people from all disciplines and make sure to look at the big picture. You will succeed in our team if you want to take ownership of your work and operate well autonomously while being part of a tight-knit team. Efficient time management as well as eagerness to learn new skills and tools are something you value.

Remote work and traveling ring your bell. A culture of freedom and flexibility makes you motivated and productive. Sound like you? Then, you'll fit right in!

You need to be based in Europe.

The salary is EUR 75,000 annually plus benefits listed below.

About the team

Toggl Hire is on a mission to revolutionize the way hiring happens. We are big believers that modern day recruiting should be effortless and enjoyable. That means no more resumes or cover letters, no more endless hours screening through applications, no more interpreting past roles into current experience, no more bias and gut feeling, but informed decisions based on data.

We are a fully remote team, with headquarters in Tallinn, Estonia. We are highly skilled, highly motivated, and most importantly, a fun, friendly bunch. We value transparency and communication, and have regular meetups all over the world!

How to apply and hiring process

Take a ~20-minute online skills test—no CVs or cover letters needed. If you’re still reading, just go ahead and give it a go!

After that if all goes well:

  • A short take-home assignment
  • Call with Jan, our Product Lead
  • Paid test week with Toggl Hire engineering team
  • Final call with Alari, our CEO
  • Offer

Benefits

  • Freedom to choose when and how much you work—we only measure results
  • 24 days of paid time off a year, plus your local holidays
  • In-person meetups for team-building (expenses covered)
  • 4-6 weeks paid sabbatical (depending on tenure)
  • Laptop budget up to 2,500€ and it renews every 3 years
  • €2,000 budget to set up your home office and an additional €300 every year after 3 years of tenure
  • €250 per month for co-working space membership and/or internet service at home
  • €4,000 per year contribution to use for training, workshops, and conferences
  • €2,000 per year contribution for any equipment or services to improve and/or maintain your physical and mental health
  • Support for buying tools you need for doing your best work (even eyeglasses if you need a new pair)

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