Engineering

Tech Lead (Remote)

Remote
Work Type: Full Time

Hashnode is one of the fastest-growing knowledge-sharing platforms for developers, engineers, and people in tech. At its core, Hashnode allows writers to share their knowledge easily with the tech community without the hassle of building a blog from scratch and managing it. The platform is growing at 20% MoM on various KPIs on an average - purely organic word of mouth. The user base has increased from zero to millions in just over a year. 


Hashnode is backed by investors such as Accel India, Sequoia Capital India's Surge, Sierra Capital, and Salesforce Ventures. Some of the notable angel investors include Naval Ravikant, Guillermo Rauch, Salil Deshpande, and Des Traynor.


About the job

We are searching for an innovative technical lead to join our company. As the technical lead, you will oversee the company’s technical team and all projects they undertake, analyze briefs, write progress reports, identify risks, and develop work schedules. You should be able to work with your team and inspire them to reach their goals.

To be successful as a technical lead, you should always be expanding your industry knowledge and be able to quickly identify problems. Outstanding technical leads are accountable, trustworthy, and able to build lasting relationships with their teams.


Technical Lead Responsibilities:

  • Determining project requirements and developing work schedules for the team.
  • Delegating tasks and achieving daily, weekly, and monthly goals.
  • Liaising with team members, management, and clients to ensure projects are completed to standard.
  • Identifying risks and forming contingency plans as soon as possible.
  • Analyzing existing operations and scheduling training sessions and meetings to discuss improvements.
  • Keeping up-to-date with industry trends and developments.
  • Updating work schedules and performing troubleshooting as required.
  • Motivating staff and creating a space where they can ask questions and voice their concerns.
  • Being transparent with the team about challenges, failures, and successes.
  • Writing progress reports and delivering presentations to the relevant stakeholders.


Technical Lead Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience in a similar role would be advantageous.
  • Excellent technical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong leadership and organizational abilities.
  • Willingness to build professional relationships with staff and clients.
  • Excellent communication, motivational, and interpersonal skills.

Perks

  • Be a part of our founding team and directly influence the roadmap.
  • ESOP 0.1-0.2%.
  • We'll equip you with the best tools for the job.
  • Competitive Salary.
  • Work closely with our users and other key stakeholders.
  • Opportunity to own new and upcoming core features.
  • Unlimited vacation policy.
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits.
  • Fun outings and events when the pandemic is over. Until then, we'll have fun over zoom!

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