Backend Tech Lead

Tel Aviv | Engineering | Full-time

Job Description

Hibob was founded to modernize HR tech. Fast-growing companies across the globe such as Monzo, Gong, Happy Socks, and Monday rely on Hibob to empower HR and managers to engage, develop, and retain top talent while providing employees with a beautiful way to connect with each other. Our intuitive and data-driven platform was built for the way people work today: globally, remotely, and collaboratively.

Since its launch in late 2015, Hibob achieved consecutive triple-digit year-over-year growth and became the HRIS of choice for more than 1,500 modern and global companies and over 300K employees who understand that a powerful, agile HR tech suite is critical for organizational success. 

  • Disruptive SaaS organisation
  • Series C funded $274 M
  • Offices in New York, London, Tel-Aviv, Amsterdam and Australia


Hibob is a vibrant, dynamic, happy place to work. A start-up with an amazing culture, and bright and resourceful people in London, Amsterdam, New York, Sydney, and Tel Aviv. We’re growing fast and looking for talented and passionate Backend Tech Leads to join us!

As a Backend Tech Lead you will act as the hands-on technical focal point for one or more domains in our product, and an advocate of engineering excellence and our Engineering department’s standards. You will actively contribute to both the development of the product and its unique features, as well as to our coding and design standards and our architecture. 

You will also act as a consultant and mentor within one of our engineering groups, taking a key role in helping to grow our teams, our senior engineers and our future leaders. You will work closely with the engineers in the group, other tech leads and architects, and the Product team, and will report to a Director of Engineering.

What you will be doing

  • Actively contribute to the code.
  • Review the tech design of significant upcoming features and engineering initiatives.
  • Ensure good coding, design and architecture practices and set an example of engineering excellence.
  • Guide, advise and mentor engineers in your group, while focusing on senior engineers and potential future Tech Leads.
  • Take an active role in continuously evolving our architecture, standards and tech stack.
  • Participate in cross-department Tech Leads/Architects forums and strategic architecture sessions.
  • Take the lead and implement pivotal POCs, complex projects, infra efforts and more.


  • 7+ years of diverse experience developing software products end-to-end with an emphasis on backend development and production-grade SaaS products.
  • Excellent knowledge of software design and scalable web architecture.
  • Proficiency with Scala, Kotlin or Java.
  • Significant experience with relational databases like PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.
  • Experience with AWS or an equivalent cloud platform.
  • Passionate about software development and engineering excellence, with a hands-on mentality.
  • Strong collaboration, communication and English skills.
  • Independent, resourceful, and proactive team player with a desire to impact our team, our product, and our customers.
  • Experience mentoring other engineers is a big plus.

Why work with us

At Hibob we are committed to creating an excellent employee experience. Our employees, culture, and additional benefits all make bob a great place to work, come join us! We offer a competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity. We have a vibrant and fun office located in central Tel Aviv.

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