Careers

No-fluff. Quality-obsessed. Always learning. Not too serious. Build by doers. Sounds good?

 

We’re building a team of proactive achievers who want to shape products and leave a mark. If we share the same focus, we’d love to have you on board!

Open Positions

The next puzzle piece

Don’t see a position that quite fits but still want to work with us? Drop us a line and let’s chat it out!

Senior Software Engineer – Java

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a senior engineer to join us and lead a a team developing from the ground-up the main product for a London-based startup.

Our client is a start-up building a SaaS product which will allow it’s users – customer success and account managers and executives to monitor and react on the relationships and health of their customers, predict and avoid churns, loss of business and more.

The product bets on easy integration with existing client systems, AI to analyze inter-personal relationships, predict relationship and business degradation, that could lead to loss of business and revenue.

As a Senior engineer you will have the chance to be one of the first people on board and position yourself as a technological leader while working on and delivering production ready software, the main product of the company.

You will work directly with the core team – the software architect; product owner and the founder and will have the chance to participate in the definition of the whole team composition and pick the next team members at your discretion.

Experience & Qualifications Required:

Essential:

  • 5+ years experience in Software Development Experience
  • Extensive development experience in Java
  • Experience with SQL databases
  • Experience in building microservices architectures
  • Good spoken English
  • Ability to experiment with new technologies
  • Ability to participate and contribute to the software architecture

Desirable:

  • Experience with Event Sourcing
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with AWS Cloud services

Key Skills & Attributes:

  • Proactive problem solver
  • Team player who brings also fun to the team
  • Self-motivated
  • Desire to innovate
  • Creative thinking
  • Strong analytical skills

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and compensation package
  • Additional health insurance package
  • Remote – first culture: be your own boss and work from anywhere, if that is what floats your boat
  • Flexible work hours (no fixed office hours)
  • Free Home Office policy (no schedule or approval needed)
  • Modern, cosy and sunny office in the heart of Sofia equipped with big recreation room, frequent happy hours and knowledge sharing sessions with the rest of the teams.
  • Regular Team Buildings and sport events
  • Gym membership card
  • Trainings and career development opportunities

 

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Lead FrontEnd Engineer

This is an exciting opportunity for a senior FrontEnd Engineer to join a fast-growing Swiss based start-up and be part of the growth of a great product.

We are seeking a full-time Lead Engineer to join our founding team. As an ideal candidate, you have at least 5 years of relevant experience in software engineering and product development as well as a proven track record of working in a fast-growing organization. As Lead Engineer, you are responsible for developing our technology strategy and aligning it with our long-term vision for the product.

Your role and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Product Development
    • Collaborate with our internal teams to gather requirements, prioritize and develop product features.
    • Develop end-to-end solutions that include domain modelling, API creation and front end integration.
    • Design and develop UI products and tools by extending our company’s design system.
    • Build our backend services and APIs to create scalable systems.
    • Deliver web applications from the ideation process to prototyping to implementation.
  • API Integration
    • Develop product ideas and integrations in line with our travel partners’ technology.
    • Integrate our product with different providers according to API specifications and best practices.
    • Evaluate and implement new integrations with other products (CRMs, payment systems, tracking systems) to improve efficiency across the company.
    • Own and improve our software infrastructure and architecture.
    • Create automation strategies for deployment and testing across all our tech products.
  • Leadership and strategy
    • Successfully hire, develop and manage a team of engineers and data scientists to execute your technology vision for the business.
    • Define and own the technology roadmap for the business and effectively communicate your vision externally and internally.
    • Evaluate the feasibility of new product ideas and collaborate with people in the business to deliver on company objectives.
    • Manage planning and budgeting process for technology infrastructure

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in a Full Stack Software Engineering role, ideally in the travel industry.
  • High knowledge of software development frameworks. Having hands-on experience with Django is a big plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of Front-End technologies, specifically Javascript and SCSS. Ideally, you are familiar with modern web development frameworks. Having real experience with VueJS is a big plus.
  • Strong working knowledge with at least one programming language. Having Python experience is a big plus.
  • Experience developing customer-facing products with strong attention to detail always thinking customer-first.
  • Experience building APIs and integrations. Working knowledge in GraphQL is a big plus.
  • Strong leadership, communication and creative problem-solving skills that make you the perfect team player for a fast-paced start-up

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and compensation package
  • Additional health insurance package
  • Remote First culture – work from any city, rown or village if that is what floats your boat
  • Modern, cosy and sunny office in the heart of Sofia equipped with big recreation room, frequent happy hours and knowledge sharing sessions with the rest of the teams.
  • Free Home Office policy (no schedule or approval needed)
  • Flexible work hours (no fixed office hours)
  • Regular Team Buildings and sport events
  • Gym membership card
  • Trainings and career development opportunities

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FrontEnd Engineer

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a front end engineer to join a very dynamic environment and be part of a great team.

At South Gate Tech we have a number of opportunities for a skillfull and driven Front End Engineers with one or more of the following technologies:

Experience & Qualifications Required:

  • 2+ years experience in Front End development
  • One or more of the following:
    • React / VueJS / TypeScript / GraphQL / Gatsby.js
  • Extensive knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Good spoken English
  • Positive “get it done” attitude

Key Skills & Attributes:

  • Proactive problem solver
  • Team player who brings also fun to the team
  • Self-motivated
  • Desire to innovate
  • Creative thinking
  • Strong analytical skills

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and compensation package
  • Additional health insurance package
  • Remote First culture – work from any city, rown or village if that is what floats your boat
  • Modern, cosy and sunny office in the heart of Sofia equipped with big recreation room, frequent happy hours and knowledge sharing sessions with the rest of the teams.
  • Free Home Office policy (no schedule or approval needed)
  • Flexible work hours (no fixed office hours)
  • Regular Team Buildings and sport events
  • Gym membership card
  • Trainings and career development opportunities

Apply

FullStack Software Engineer

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a front end engineer to join a very dynamic environment and be part of a great team.

At South Gate Tech we have a number of opportunities for a skillfull and driven Front End Engineers with one or more of the following technologies:

Experience & Qualifications Required:

  • 3+ years experience in Front End and BackEnd
  • One or more of the following BackEnd:
    • Java, NodeJS,
  • One or more of the following FrontEnd:
    • React / Angular / React Native / TypeScript / VueJS
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Good spoken English
  • Positive “get it done” attitude

Key Skills & Attributes:

  • Proactive problem solver
  • Team player who brings also fun to the team
  • Self-motivated
  • Desire to innovate
  • Creative thinking
  • Strong analytical skills

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and compensation package
  • Additional health insurance package
  • Remote First culture – work from any city, rown or village if that is what floats your boat
  • Modern, cosy and sunny office in the heart of Sofia equipped with big recreation room, frequent happy hours and knowledge sharing sessions with the rest of the teams.
  • Free Home Office policy (no schedule or approval needed)
  • Flexible work hours (no fixed office hours)
  • Regular Team Buildings and sport events
  • Gym membership card
  • Trainings and career development opportunities

Apply

Product Owner

The Role 

The Product Owner (PO) is an integral member of the Scrum team. The PO shows an innovative mindset to design, create and deliver products that meet customers’ needs and that users love.

The PO is accountable for delivering a unified customer view into Engineering through provision of visible, well-articulated, detailed and prioritised backlogs of user stories into the Scrum delivery teams. You’ve successfully created products that have improved consumer experience and grown market share. You will be primary responsible for product definition, end-to-end planning, development, go-to-market planning and sustainable operations related to technology services, technology showcases, applications and technology components.

What you will do:

  • Understand your customer, users and products
  • Be able to propose impactful solutions to influence product roadmap
  • Define detailed product requirements based on high level product roadmap
  • Refine requirements and use cases through discussions with stakeholders
  • Work closely with UX designer to define the best workflows
  • Document use cases to demonstrate the business value of product features
  • Set and manage cross-functional team priorities and gracefully handle changes in priorities
  • Maintain prioritized server component issue backlogs
  • Prioritize, plan, execute, and accept features as part of the Scrum team

Responsibilities:

  • Provide feedback and overall technical guidance to the team;
  • Identifies the risks and suggests / takes the mitigation actions;
  • Collect, detail and prioritize customer specifications and requirements;
  • Manage product backlogs according to Scrum/Agile Methodologies;
  • Serve as a liaison between the customer and the development team;
  • Oversee the development stages and evaluate product progress;
  • Align the Product roadmap with all stakeholders;
  • Collaborates to the (long term) roadmap/vision creation;
  • Attend meetings with customer
  • Be proactive, lead

Job requirements: 

  • Ability to understand complex technical environments;
  • Good understanding of the software development lifecycle, particularly Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Solid stakeholder management experience;
  • Fluency in English (both written and verbal);
  • Team player, proactive and positive attitude;
  • Strong business skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Passionate about user experience, technology, optimization and scalability;
  • Able to influence and convince people;

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Application Support Engineer

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a tech-driven person with broad skillset to join a very dynamic environment and be part of a global team, taking care of a data-driven platform.

Our client, is an innovative data-driven company- passionate about helping enterprises create thriving data cultures where anyone can find, understand, and trust data. They pioneered the modern data catalog and is now leading its evolution into a platform for data intelligence.

South Gate Tech is establishing a local team of engineers in Sofia, Bulgaria so being one of the first to join could be a great opportunity.

Experience & Qualifications Required:

Essential:

  • 3+  years of experience as a support engineer providing enterprise software application support
  • Experience in Linux administration (basic experience is enough – mount drives, install packages, updates, etc.)
  • Experience with relational databases (SQL, Postgres, Oracle)
  • Web servers, such as Apache and Nginx
  • Debugging applications written in JAVA and Python

Desirable:

  • Cluster platforms such as Hadoop and Hive
  • Authentication protocols (Kerberos, SAML, LDAP, SSO, SSL certificates)

A big plus if you have experience in the following areas: 

  • Django system administration
  • JDBC and ODBC drivers
  • BI data sources (Tableau, Microstrategy, etc)
  • REST APIs
  • Non-relational databases (Elasticsearch, NoSQL, MongoDB, etc)
  • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, GCP

Key Skills & Attributes:

  • Proactive problem solver
  • Team player who brings also fun to the team
  • Self-motivated
  • Desire to innovate
  • Creative thinking
  • Strong analytical skills

Apply

You’re knocking on the right gate

We will help you grow professionally, hone your skills, and work on challenging problems that drive real business impact. We’re ready to offer you ownership and responsibility with solid support from your peers and leads. We’ve been remote-first from the start, so you’ll have flexible work hours and clear communication and development processes.

Career growth engineered for you

Work is no fun if you’re stuck at the same role and skill set. We will help you learn and grow, encourage you to try new technologies and try out new skills so that you’re always moving and never bored.

Freedom to choose

At South Gate Tech, you’re not just hurled in a project – you get an active say in the project you work on, you can influencet the technologies and tools used and your opinion will be appreciated at each step.

A stellar team you’ll actually like

You’ll be a part of a tight-knit group of professionals with the same passion for quality code and solving complex problems. We strive to create an environment of trust and collaboration that will enable you to do your best work.

Remote-first from the start

Remote work is not just a perk – it’s how we do things. The structure, the processes, the communication channels that enable you to work on your own terms – we have it all. And when you feel like it, we have an awesome office space, too.

Our values

We hire not just for skill – we hire for fit. Here’s what our team is build upon:

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Results

The best of intentions don’t matter if we don’t deliver for our clients.

Collaboration

The greatest work is done by a team. Play nice.

Efficiency

The number of hours clocked matter way less than the amount of clean code we push.

Inclusion

Diversity makes for stronger teams. We work hard to make everyone welcome.

Proactive delivery

If you feel you can make it better, go for it.

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Transparency

It’s everyone’s company – and you should know what’s going on.

Life at South Gate Tech

Any similarity to actual persons, working or not, is purely coincidental. At least until you apply.

Life at South Gate Tech

Any similarity to actual persons, working or not, is purely coincidental. At least until you apply.

Life at South Gate Tech

Any similarity to actual persons, working or not, is purely coincidental. At least until you apply.

Life at South Gate Tech

Any similarity to actual persons, working or not, is purely coincidental. At least until you apply.

Life at South Gate Tech

Any similarity to actual persons, working or not, is purely coincidental. At least until you apply.