Head of Engineering, Foundations

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Télétravail total
Expérience : > 7 ans
Éducation : Bac +5 / Master


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📱Our Tech Team

Our Tech team excels at solving cutting-edge technical challenges with elegant solutions!

With a strong focus on product innovation and design, they are shaping the future of the online shopping experience. Their ambition is to have a positive impact on the everyday lives of hundreds of millions of users around the world!

Joko’s engineers work hand-in-hand with Product Designers and Product Managers, from exploration, design, and roadmap prioritization to implementation, and deployment in production. At Joko, we have firsthand experience that teams with engineers who possess a diverse range of skills, and where engineering and product collaborate closely, are able to deliver a truly delightful and innovative user experience.

Led by Alex, our co-founder and CTO, the Tech team is continuously innovating on all parts of our product and tech stack, hungry to make a difference and revolutionize the way people shop online!

🎯 What You Will Do

Joko’s Tech Team is currently divided into two sub-teams:

  • The Features team is responsible for developing and enhancing the various features offered by our products to users.

  • The Foundations team is responsible for the underlying foundations on which all these features are built.

As the Head of Engineering of the Foundations team, you will have a crucial role in ensuring the growth and success of your team. Reporting directly to the CTO, you will manage a team of exceptionally talented software engineers. This is a key leadership position at the helm of a team working on cutting-edge technical projects that encompass various domains (infrastructure, real-time processing of large data streams, AI/ML, low-level optimizations for our frontend products etc.).


  • Recruitment: Take a leading role in attracting and selecting the best talents to strengthen your team.

  • Onboarding: Ensure a smooth onboarding experience for new hires, integrating them seamlessly into the team and helping them quickly become operational in their roles.

  • People Growth: Spearhead the professional development of your team, actively supporting their career progression and skill enhancement.

  • Technical Leadership: Play an active role in reviewing the technical specs and code of your team members, guide their technical decision-making, and provide technical and project management mentorship.

  • Strategic Coordination: Actively contribute to prioritization, estimation, and strategic discussions with the Product Team to align engineering efforts with company objectives.

  • Cross-Team Collaboration: Foster a collaborative environment with other teams, ensuring seamless communication and synergies across different departments.

  • Process and Tool Improvement: Continuously evaluate and improve team processes and tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Individual Contributions: Engage in punctual individual tasks such as automations, proofs of concept, explorations, optimizations, or bug fixes to maintain hands-on expertise and contribute to critical projects.

Profil recherché

  • Experience: You have 7+ years of experience in a Software Engineering team with at least 2 years in a management position.

  • Problem solver: You have strong analytical skills, you are creative and pragmatic, and you know how to solve problems quickly.

  • Communication: You have strong written and verbal communication skills, and you are able to explain something complex in simple terms.

  • Fast learner: You are comfortable in any technical environment and can quickly learn about new subjects.

  • Mindset: You have an entrepreneurial mindset, you like challenges and you like getting hands-on.

  • Attention to detail: You know that the devil is in the details, and you have a talent for spotting flaws when they exist.

  • Advanced technical expertise: You possess extensive experience in software architecture and design, demonstrating a deep understanding of complex systems and robust software engineering practices. You are constantly looking at emerging technologies and you keep a close eye on the latest trends in the domain.

  • Efficiency: You are fond of productivity tools and able to deliver on time on projects with many stakeholders.

  • Languages: You are fluent in English both written and spoken, as we are expanding internationally soon. Speaking French is not required.

  • Education: You hold a computer science degree (or equivalent) from an engineering school or a university.

Déroulement des entretiens

  • 15-min call with the Hiring Manager

  • 45-min personality interview with two team members

  • 3-hour live technical assessment with team members

  • 45-min Founders interview

  • Reference calls

You might also be invited to meet other team members at the office for a coffee or a drink!

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