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Team Lead, Chisinau
Chisinau, Moldova

Date posted: 16.12.2022

Job type: Full time

Chisinau, Moldova

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Revolutionizing scale-up project; Multicultural work environment; Agility

About the project

How we hire: 
At Pentalog, excellence is what you'll do. We're guided by a mission to positively impact the software development world.


Our client, an adventure booking platform that is revolutionizing the travel industry is on a mission to help tour operators manage, market and sell organized adventures.
Now, they are looking for a Team Lead who will join an Agile team on a quest to helping bring the platform of this Austrian scale-up to the next level. In this position, you will be responsible for the supply side of the adventure booking platform, leading a team of 5 engineers.

The work environment is focused on delivering value to our customers quickly, breaking down work into smaller chunks that can be iterated on quickly.

Job requirements

  • 5+ years of web development experience (including front- and back-end on the LAMP stack);
  • At least 2 years of tech lead experience;
  • Fluency in multiple programming languages (PHP, Python, Go, TypeScript);
  • Previous work with PHP frameworks, for example: Laravel, Symfony, CodeIgniter;
  • Knowledge of designing and consuming various APIs (REST, SOAP, XMLRPC);
  • Microservices know-how;
  • Experience with RDBMS (schema design, indices, caching);
  • Previous experience with automation (automated testing, unit tests, CodeCeption,
  • Behat/Gherkin);
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment.
  • Proven knowledge of complex cloud infrastructure and set-up, ideally the AWS
  • Platform;
  • Previous experience in solving performance problems and architectural challenges, as well as funded knowledge of design principles of a scalable application;
  • People management skills, the ability to motivate a team of developers, solve problematic situations, and bring the best out of each team member;
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills.


  • Oversee complex projects and be responsible for architectural decisions;
  • Report directly to the COO of the company;
  • Share your knowledge with the broader team on a regular basis, and have opportunities to go beyond, and contribute to the wider community and industry;
  • Be involved in all stages of product life cycle (from brainstorming product ideas, to design and implementation);
  • Work on projects which will include API strategy, improving performance and scalability, setting up testing frameworks, etc.;
  • Work closely with the management and tech team.


  • English and French language classes;
  • Competitive salary and bonuses;
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • A multicultural, friendly work environment;
  • Working in a company with an Agile mindset: continuous knowledge sharing and validated learning;
  • The possibility to bring your own creative and innovative ideas to life;
  • Mentorship programs that encourage and enable your professional development;
  • Private Health Insurance and meal tickets;
  • Improvement of your hard and soft skills through workshops, knowledge sharing sessions and presentations on multiple IT-related topics.

About Pentalog

As a leading European Software Services company operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Poland, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico and USA, we employ over 1,600 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment.

At Pentalog, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded; we offer plenty of opportunities to develop, both individually, as well as a professional, and we reward our collaborators who understand the importance of self-improvement.

Super humans