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Senior Team Lead (PHP and/or Java)

R&D Sofia

If you shop online (and who doesn’t these days?), then chances are you’ve already interacted with Yotpo. We’re a leading eCommerce retention marketing platform, on a mission to help brands of all sizes turn one-time shoppers into customers for life. Loyalty programs, SMS and email marketing, subscriptions, and reviews are our bread and butter, but we have more solutions up our sleeve, too.

We have teams across the world, including the US, Canada, UK, Israel, Bulgaria, and Australia — and we’re still growing. Our primary goal is to deliver the best technology in the industry.

You can hear all about it in our latest brand video.

Sounds exciting? Then read on, because we’re in pursuit of the best and the brightest minds to help us achieve our vision.

We are looking for a motivated Senior Team Leader  who is excited about growing, both personally and with the development team, as well as solving complex technical and business problems. The person is going to be working on adding features to the existing integrations (Shopify and Magento) and expanding our SaaS on new eCommerce platforms.

Core responsibilities and day-to-day activities of the position:

  • Leading the team in an agile environment, communicating with the Product Manager, balancing workloads, and positioning the team for scalability
  • Setting of KPIs to ensure the proper delivery of the business goals
  • Allocating time for a hands-on personal example of a great development
  • Be part of the development of new features and maintain existing ones for our app on Shopify and Magento
  • Be part of the team that develops Yotpo SMS & Email on brand new eCommerce platforms
  • Be part of the team that builds and expands our API
  • Works with different stakeholders in our team members (DevOps, FE & BE Devs, R&D Manager, CEO)

Main Requirements:

  • Fluent use and understanding of PHP and/or Java, and their use in scalable applications
  • Extensive understanding of MVC, OOP, and essential Design Patterns
  • Familiarity of MySQL, NoSQL
  • Understanding how to use Docker Containers
  • Significant and proven experience with with PHP frameworks like Symfony, Laravel, CakePHP, Spring Boot
  • CI/CD experience, Bitbucket, Jenkins, GitHub Actions
  • End to end testing experience


It's nice to have (but not mandatory)

  • Monitoring and Logging: Kibana, Elasticsearch, Cloudwatch, Grafana
  • NodeJS or/and Java understanding
  • Experience with API’s and API specifications (OpenAPI, Swagger)
  • Knowledge of AWS is a plus, ECS, S3, Lambda, SQS, SNS, API Gateway


The perfect Candidate:

  • Has proven leadership experience in engineering teams
  • Loves what he/she is doing and building new things
  • Low on Ego and High on Team Spirit
  • Has strong collaboration skills
  • Stays focused and achieves goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English


What we offer:

  • Track to success – work in a dynamic organization with ambient and laid-back office atmosphere + best coffee in town
  • Individualized career development, rewards and recognition.
  • Work-life balance – 25 days paid vacation with add-ons for loyalty, regular team buildings and celebrations in and outside the country
  • Additional health insurance package
  • Internal mobility program and refer-a-friend program
  • Managing a fixed monthly budget for social benefits thru Re:Benefit – a flexible online benefits solution
  • Food vouchers – monthly
  • E-learning portals and knowledge sharing sessions.
  • Company backed Hackathons, Tech conferences, workshops events, etc
  • Stocked kitchen and bar.
  • Equity in options.
  • We are now working in a flexible hybrid capacity.