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Elemental Excelerator
Elemental Excelerator

IDP - Developer Platform - Team Lead



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

About this role:

Via is using technology to transform transportation around the world. From changing a single person’s daily commute to reducing humanity’s collective environmental footprint — we’ve got huge goals.

As an IDP - Team Lead at Via, you’ll join our R&D center in TLV. You’ll be leading a team of developers, directly contributing to our product by using cutting-edge technologies. You’ll take a critical part in our mission to shape the future of transportation, affecting tens of thousands of riders daily worldwide.

The Developer Platform Team, to be established by the new Team Leader, is set to be a pivotal, cross-functional team aiming to revolutionize software development efficiency and quality across the company. The team will collaborate with multiple development teams to build and maintain essential code packages that support our infrastructure and ensure seamless operations across all backend services. Key projects include the development of telemetry extensions, side containers, and core communication libraries for distributed systems.
In addition to infrastructure, the team will focus on enhancing the developer experience through innovative tools, such as IDE plugins and CI/CD solutions that incorporate AI, aimed at improving code quality and preemptively solving issues. The team will also be responsible for defining company-wide coding standards and developing template guidelines for service-related code, establishing a benchmark for excellence and uniformity in software development at Via.

What You’ll Do:

  • Be the full tech owner of your team’s products
  • Growing and mentoring your team members
  • Take end-to-end professional responsibility over your team’s Agile development life-cycle
  • Proactively build your team, recruiting and on-boarding
  • Be a hands-on developer in your team - designing, coding, and delivering features to production
  • Lead the team’s atmosphere and culture
  • Collaborate with dozens of dev teams that will use your tech stack in their production services

Who You Are:

  • BSc. Computer Science or similar.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in backend or full-stack development
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Python
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in any of the following C/C++/Go/Rust/Java/C#
  • Multithreading, multiprocessing experience in different types of environments - low and high level
  • Experience with distributed systems and micro-services environments
  • Devops practices, CI/CD pipelines and development processes
  • Observability concepts and hands-on implementation experience
  • Cloud technologies: AWS/GCP/Azure, Kubernetes, Serverless
  • Independent, responsible, with a true desire to make an impact
  • Passionate about software engineering and constantly expanding your knowledge
  • An expert in balancing the trade-offs between technical and product priorities
  • Enjoys working with people
  • Driven by tough challenges, and producing reliable and scalable solutions
  • Enthusiastic about code quality, concepts, architecture, design, testing, and performance

We’re Via, and we build technology that changes the way the world moves. We pioneered the TransitTech category to ensure that the future of transportation is shared, dynamic public mobility — the kind that reduces carbon emissions across congested cities, minimizes reliance on private cars, and provides everyone with accessible, efficient, and affordable ways of getting around.

With the addition of Remix into our portfolio, we created the first end-to-end TransitTech solution for cities and transit agencies, offering world-class software, service design, and operational expertise to fundamentally improve the way the world moves.

We’re committed to building and nurturing a team as diverse as the communities we serve. Bringing transportation equity to the world begins with championing equal opportunity in our own offices. All backgrounds, identities, and voices are welcomed and celebrated here.

Ready to join the ride?