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Lead Software Engineer

Lead Software Engineer

Type of work
Employment Type
Operating mode

Tech stack

    RESTful API

Job description

Online interview

Advance your career with Sunscrapers, a leading force in software development, now expanding its presence in data-centric projects. Join our team in Warsaw, Poland, and leverage your expertise in Python, JavaScript, AWS, and immerse yourself in challenging projects that prioritize data engineering. Collaborate with the best in the industry, shaping the future of technology while contributing to innovative solutions.

At Sunscrapers, we recognize the growing importance of data in software development. Join us in our mission to help clients grow and innovate through a comprehensive tech stack that includes Python, JavaScript, AWS, and robust data-related projects. Enjoy a competitive compensation package that reflects your skills and expertise while working in an environment that values ambition, technical excellence, trust-based partnerships, and actively supports contributions to our R&D initiatives.

The project:

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer, who will be responsible for managing a team of 5 Software Developers that develops a novel cloud applications for the public transportation industries. Lead Software Engineer will be empowered to make technical and architectural decisions, and to influence the roadmap for products and working together with the leadership of the company.

The project helps national and international transport operators bring their technology and digital passenger services up to 21st century standard. Based on the core platform customers are able to easily deploy, update and manage their digital assets and passenger services on their vehicles.

Your main tasks:

  • Lead and manage a team of 5 software engineers and contractors, providing guidance, mentorship, and support.
  • Own the software development lifecycle. Make technical and architectural decisions and distribute tasks.
  • Collaborate with Project Delivery stakeholders to translate project requirements into technical solutions.
  • Work closely with the company leadership to ensure alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Engage in approximately 50% hands-on technical work, leveraging your expertise to contribute directly to platform development.
  • Stay current with industry trends and emerging technologies, providing insights to drive technological advancements.


  • Previous experience leading development teams that developed and operated cloud-based applications.
  • At least 6 years of practical experience as a software engineer and/or software architect.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: modern software development processes, architectures, cloud, DevOps, ideally in a management position.
  • Familiar with common state-of-the-art software architectures and tools, such as microservices, RESTful APIs, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Azure, CI/CD, Bitbucket, Jira/Confluence etc.
  • Comfortable in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment and can react flexibly and proactively to changes.
  • Clear and convincing communication in English (spoken and written).
  • Technical university degree with a focus on computer science/business informatics.


  • Culture of teamwork, professional development, and knowledge sharing (
  • Flexible working hours and remote work possibility
  • Multisport card
  • Private medical care
  • Culture of good feedback: code reviews, evaluation meetings, mentoring.
  • Comfortable office in central Warsaw equipped with all the necessary tools for comfortable work (Macbook Pro, external screen, ergonomic chairs) - if working on-site