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Team Lead - Software Development (Colombia)

Medellin, Colombia


Tipico  is an energetic, passionate, bold tech company, and we love sports! Tipico has recently expanded to the US market, establishing our headquarters in New Jersey with several US facing functions based in  Medellin, Colombia .  We are driven by our core values:  passion progress  and  trust . Our goal is to build the best possible mobile sports betting product in the industry, in order to amplify the emotions of millions of sports fans every day.   Tipico's Colombia office  has been growing for 10 years as part of the Tipico family. Our  Colombian team  is a passionate group of tech and sports enthusiasts. We are excited to welcome new colleagues in Medellin who share our values.   LETS MAKE THIS INTERESTING!

Are you excited about high-volume modern technology environments? Are you ready for the next step in your career, or already have experience in leading a team?  Do you have a passion for building amazing products? Do you thrive in collaborative environments? Do you have a proven ability to understand specifications and transform them into high quality code? 

If so, you are the at the right place! We are looking for someone who will be instrumental in the growth of the organization by developing amazing products. Someone who can manage a software development team, and together with the team can deliver state of the art code, while considering performance and scalability. Someone who is able to take their own initiative and share their ideas as well as lead the team by example. We want innovators, we want doers! 

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Leading a scrum team, with the main goal of ensuring team’s roadmap is delivered on time and with quality. 
  • Guiding the team by participating in solution design, task breakdown, code reviews and pair programming. 
  • Being hands-on, getting deep into code and be looked upon as the senior authority in software development tasks and projects. 
  • Collaborating with the product team and architects the technical solution and delivery is in line with product goals.  
  • Enabling team development through training plans, quarterly goals and career path discussions. 
  • Managing resource needs through recruiting and onboarding. 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in software development, in an agile environment.

  • Good leadership skills, with experience leading software development teams.

  • Positive attitude with good organizational and communication skills.

  • Extensive experience using Java with deep knowledge on OOP principles and design patterns.

  • Strong Knowledge of Spring Framework, IoC and Microservices .

  • Ability to write clean code with an eye for performance and scalability.

  • Experience with CI and Source control systems such as Jenkins and Git.

  • Familiarity with Relational and/or NoSQL databases.

  • Familiarity with messaging or streaming frameworks like Kafka , RabbitMQ, or similar

  • Familiarity with cloud technologies such as AWS and Kubernetes .

  • Good english communication skills

Nice to Have

  • Online gaming and gambling experience
  • Worked in FinTech companies, familiar with transaction-based applications
  • Good knowledge of front-end technologies such as HTML, JavaScript and CSS is a plus.
  • Experience in ReactJS, Redux, NPM and Lerna is a plus.

What's in it for you:

  • Work in an environment where you, your work and ideas matter and have an impact.  
  • You will be a be part of the newest and up and coming USA online iGaming and sports betting companies in the market.  
  • Work in a new and young business with high growth potential.  
  • Build your own success story and newly formed team from our new tech hub in Medellin
  • Work with self-organized, self-responsible and entrepreneurial employees. 
  • Start-up feeling, backed-up by a leading European sports betting house. We are a high-volume business and are taking off in the US!  
  • Competitive salary, Gym subsidy, complimentary health insurance and more! 

Team Pro-Tech

Fueled by passion for our products and the user experience they craft.

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Location Colombia

Our Medellin office focuses on trading, and straddles timezones to allow us 24/7 coverage of the live trading market - as well as being the leading office for our new US sportsbook.

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Our Vibrant Culture

Life here is electric. We unite in Trust, Progress, and Passion, ferociously Maximising Spannung. We’re down-to-earth and real, with the competitive spirit to adapt, achieve, and celebrate. Every day is different at Tipico. We like it that way!

Diversity & Ethics

The Winning Difference

Diversity breeds victory. Our culture is open, curious and accepting; we value viewpoints from all walks of life. With 40+ nationalities in our team globally, we celebrate each other’s unique, real personalities, making us stronger, together.