Web Summit is hiring a
Engineering Team Lead in Portugal

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Engineering Team Lead
🏢 Web Summit
💵 $100k-$200k
📅 Posted on Jun 11, 2024


The job is for an Engineering Lead at Web Summit's admin tooling team. The role involves managing a team of 4 developers, influencing the architecture and development direction of applications, working closely with senior engineers, delivering high-quality code, sharing knowledge with other team members, and breaking down complex projects into smaller problems.


  • Ability to understand large, complex distributed systems with many moving, interrelated parts
  • Ideally, 5+ years of commercial experience in an OOP language, ideally Ruby. Python/Elixir also suitable
  • We use a services architecture with many Apis in Rails
  • Ideally, 2+ years of managing/leading an engineering team
  • Comfortable being hands on and working alongside engineers, and scheduling pair programming and review sessions
  • Strong SDLC principles, TDD and CI/CD understanding
  • Good understanding of AWS and Kubernetes a big advantage
  • Comfortable working in Scrum/Kanban environment, with Git Pull/code reviews


  • Manage and lead our admin tooling team of 4 developers
  • Influence the architecture and development direction of the applications to ensure quality code is written and excellent products are built
  • Work closely with the Head of Software Engineering, the CTO, and other lead engineers, to drive best-in-class software
  • Help the teams deliver high-quality, maintainable and scalable code that can power the best conferences in the world
  • Share knowledge with other team members via mentoring, code reviews and technical talks, and by consulting on projects
  • Break down complex projects into smaller problems and work with others to ensure that great products get delivered as a result


  • Hybrid-working model open to all employees
  • Fully subsidised healthcare, dental, employee assistance programme (EAP) and more
  • Pension contribution up to 6%(Irish based only)
  • A dedicated in-house L&D department, with access to workshops, online learning and resources to help you excel in your career development
  • Company laptop, generous annual leave and flexible working arrangements
  • Our very own Tramway Team, which drives community and morale-boosting events for employees to participate in
  • Annual company get-togethers, charity days, and monthly wellbeing talks
  • Wellness subsidy issued to all employees of €1000 per year
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