Vertex Ventures US
Vertex Ventures US

Front End Development Team Lead - Analytics

Tulip Interfaces

Tulip Interfaces

Software Engineering, Data Science
Munich, Germany
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Tulip, the leader in frontline operations, is helping companies around the world equip their workforce with connected apps, leading to higher quality work, improved efficiency, and end-to-end traceability across operations. Companies of all sizes and across industries have implemented composable solutions with Tulip’s cloud-native, no-code platform to solve some of the most pressing challenges in operations: error-proofing processes and boosting productivity, capturing and analyzing real-time data, and continuous improvement.

A spinoff out of MIT, Tulip is headquartered in Somerville, MA, with offices in Germany and Hungary. Focused on composable, human-centric solutions for industrial environments, Tulip is disrupting the MES category and has been recognized as a World Economic Forum Global Innovator. Tulip has also been named one of Energage’s Top Workplaces USA and one of Built In Boston’s “Best Places to Work” and “Best Midsize Places to Work” for 2024.

This role is based out of our Munich office on a flexible hybrid schedule, 2-3 days a week.

About the Role:

Tulip's customers collect and analyze data with high fidelity and contextualization. At the core of this is the Analytics part of our product. We are looking for a technical leader to pilot this team. The team’s work is front-end heavy but there are parts of our back-end services that the team owns as well. As team lead, you would be tasked with guiding the team to solve tough technical challenges while helping individuals and the team as a whole to grow. The work happens in lockstep with our product and design teams as well as the adjacent engineering teams which are building and supporting our database and machine learning solutions.

About You:

You possess high levels of technical talent, programming skills, people management skills and a keen desire to deeply understand our product. You have honed your technical skills through years of building and delivering web-based products, then figured out how to make the jump over to building teams. You are a motivated self-starter, ready to roll up your sleeves and dive right in and lead from the front.

You also love collaborating across the organization with hardware, product, design, and customer teams on key projects. You’ll work with the other engineering leads to cultivate and grow our engineering culture. You are passionate about databases and building a highly robust event sourcing system which is capable of handling tens of thousands of events per second.You’ve:

  • Built large web products in past roles (specifically user-facing products)
  • Worked across the web stack, architected systems
  • Have a good understanding of front-end technologies and UX
  • Are interested in data visualization and business intelligence (BI) tools
  • Helped mentor and grow people
  • Built a cross-functional team that handled both technical improvements and customer-facing features
  • Worked with Product and Design teams to help scope work

What skills do I need?

  • 3+ years architecting and building SaaS or web products
  • Ideally 2+ years leading a software engineering team
  • Experience with agile and/or scrum methodologies
  • We don't require experience with any specific technologies, but we currently use React, Redux, NodeJS, Golang, Electron, MongoDB, Postgres
  • Bias for action and impact

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor a team of software engineers in building products and delivering value to customers
  • Build a diverse team while encouraging a collaborative and encouraging environment
  • Create and manage a roadmap for product releases and updates
  • Manage products through all stages of SDLC
  • Manage a team through Agile processes and procedures
  • Provide technical design insight as well as solution architecture planning
  • Work with other engineering leadership to align on priorities

Key Collaborators:

  • Engineering leadership peers
  • Product team
  • Design team
  • QA team
  • Customer-facing teams

Working At Tulip

We know even great candidates experience imposter syndrome. Even if you don’t match every requirement, applying gives you the opportunity to be considered.

We’re building a strong, diverse team that values hard work, families, and personal well-being. Benefits of working with us include:

  • Direct impact on product and culture
  • Company equity
  • Competitive benefits package including commuter benefits, learning and development benefits, team events, catered lunches 3 days a week.
  • Flexible work schedule and unlimited vacation policy
  • Virtual company events and happy hours

We are an equal opportunity employer. At Tulip, we celebrate all. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Help us build an inclusive community that will transform frontline operations.