Technical Team Lead (Front-End)

We are looking for a technical team lead for our Colombia office's newly formed development team. You will (initially) combine the role of team lead with a part-time role as a front-end developer. As our growth continues, we need experienced individuals to ensure that we continue to meet and exceed the demands of our clients' fast-growing industrial 3D printing production environments.

What you will do

  • Lead and develop a pioneer team of (front-end) developers in Colombia in close collaboration with the software development management.
  • Develop and apply your entrepreneurial and leadership qualities combined with a meaningful technical contribution to the deployment, architecture, and features of the applications on the CO-AM platform. 
  • Be the local point of contact for global software development (USA, Belgium, etc.)
  • Contribute to software development by gathering and clarifying requirements, managing projects, and providing technical solutions.
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, reliable, and readable code that is easy to maintain.
  • Participate in an agile development team to rapidly design, develop, test, and deploy new features.
  • Continually learn to keep skills up to date with fast-changing trends.

Your profile

  • 4+ years of experience in a relevant field (e.g., software development team lead, architect role, or front-end development)
  • Strong communication (English) and leadership skills
  • You are proficient in React and Typescript
  • You have knowledge of HTTP standards such as REST
  • You have experience with Typescript, CSS, and methodologies like Test Driven Development
  • You have a proven track record in clean code fundamentals and design patterns and apply Object Oriented Programming concepts
  • An analytical and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Proven experience leading a software development team is preferred
  • A broad knowledge of front-end frameworks (Vue, Angular, etc.) is preferred
  • Experience with multitier architectures and state management is preferred
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and methodologies is preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience with cloud platform development, specifically with AWS or Azure is preferred
  • Understanding of Agile development methodologies and software development life cycle (SDLC) processes is preferred

Location and type of contract

  • Medellin, Colombia
  • Hybrid role
  • Full-time
  • Mid-senior level position

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Working at Materialise

Materialise is a dynamic, international high-tech company, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Belgium, with over 2,300 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research, and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.


Having a healthy work-life balance

When creating a better and healthier world, a good place to start is with yourself. That’s why we encourage our employees to stay fit both physically and mentally by offering sports workshops and flexible hours with the possibility of working remotely.

Personal growth and career opportunities

Materialise invests in people and want to see them grow in a career that fits them best. We offer personal training to every employee, so they can access every available career opportunity.

Team building

It’s also important to enjoy working at Materialise. With initiatives such as memorable team-building activities, lively after-work drinks, and team lunches, we’re building a work environment in which our employees feel good.

Innovation is key

Innovation isn’t an empty word at Materialise. We create and deliver high-tech solutions in additive manufacturing. Innovation and leadership by our employees is both encouraged and rewarded.