Lead Engineer - Python (Poland, Remote)

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

CluePoints is a disruptive SaaS company developing Our best-in-class AI-driven software products that are revolutionizing how clinical trials are managed and new drugs are brought to market. 

Since Establishing in 2012, we are spearheading the use of Machine Learning and Advanced Statistical algorithms to determine the quality of clinical trial data to enable risk planning & operational risk monitoring and have taken the Pharmaceutical industry by storm! As part of our continuous growth, new product introduction and market expansion, we're seeking additional Lead Engineer's to join our dynamic team and scale up journey! 

What You will Be Doing

***Important to note***

You will first work as a senior engineer in an existing squad so you can familiarise yourself with our tech stack and our engineering environment. When you are ready, you will then take the lead of a squad. As lead engineer, you will lead a squad of engineers together with a product owner. Your responsibilities include overseeing the squad and the feature delivery

  • Lead with the Product Owner a development squad made up of Front-end, Back-end and Testing engineers (team around 8 people)
  • Ensure the high quality and timely delivery of projects by coordinating and prioritizing tasks
  • Identify and resolve technical issues, bottlenecks, and obstacles
  • Conduct code reviews and provide technical feedback to team members
  • Drive the overall technical direction and architecture of projects
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Mentor squad members
  • Work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and then translate that into a pragmatic and effective technical solution
  • Increase test coverage via unit tests and integration tests
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest technology trends and best practices.

What You Need for this Position

  • Hands-on OOP (7+ years) Back-End (Python) Experience
  • Proven (2+ years) lead engineer Or Tech Lead experience
  • A strong background in one of these areas:
    •  Interfacing with databases (SQL and/or NoSQL), with web-frameworks (Pyramid or equivalent), following best practices (testing, design patterns, etc)
    • An excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • · A strong communication and collaboration skills
  • · An ability to effectively mentor and develop squad members
  • · A familiarity with agile methodologies and principles
  • · Your passion and curiosity about new technologies (languages, frameworks, etc) and your understanding of API structures and REST architecture
  • · Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science/Engineering

Nice to have (advantageous) 

  • Knowledge of container orchestration and/or microservice architecture
  • Your experience in implementing SaaS/Cloud based solutions would be a big plus, as well as experience in software networking (ZeroMQ, RabbitMQ, Websockets) and continuous integration is a plus
  • Experience with D3.js and data visualizations is a plus
  • A constant desire to improve, to learn more and take things to the next level! We grow, You grow ;)  

Top Reasons to Work with Us

  • Flexibility is part of our DNA and you’ll find that at CluePoints you can work 100% from home or chose to come any day to the office - You decide!
  • If you choose to come to the office, you’ll discover a fun atmosphere with a kicker, PS4, Nintendo nerf battles, and our newly addition a dartboard
  • If you feel like a change of scenery, we have recently extended our offices to co-working spaces in Belgium.
  • Many activities are often organized all over the year, such as soccer, team lunches, happy hours, board games nights! We also have running groups, languages lessons and much more!
  • You’ll be able to work with a squad organization offering you ownership on projects, and work with high quality equipment like a powerful laptops with 64Go of RAM, an i9 and a 2K screens
  • At CluePoints, learning, training and personal growth is part of the game: you’ll have access to online training materials, certifications sponsored by the company, personal growth plans and career paths to explore new opportunities.
  • You’ll work for a fast-growing, multi-disciplinary and international team representing around 20 different nationalities, within an English working environment.
  • You’ll have a challenging and rewarding job in an ambitious and fast-paced technology scale-up that has received many national and international awards including “Scale-Up of the year 2019”!
  • Last but not least, we offer competitive salary and benefits, company car, bonus potential, employee referral program.