Assistant Tech Lead - Remote

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At Dev Launchers, we are seeking an Assistant Tech Lead to drive innovation and efficiency within our User Profile. As the Assistant Tech Lead, you will guide a team of front-end developers, ensuring high-quality code and exceptional user experiences. You'll lead technical discussions, manage project workflows, and mentor junior developers. Your role is pivotal in shaping our front-end architecture and development practices.


  • Availability: The Assistant Tech Lead must be available on the weekends for team meetings and mentoring junior developers.
  • Team Management: Oversee and mentor a team of front-end developers, ensuring efficient workflow and high-quality code output.
  • Project Coordination: Collaborate with project managers, designers, and backend developers to ensure seamless integration and project delivery.
  • Code Review: Conduct regular code reviews, providing constructive feedback to maintain code quality and adherence to best practices.
  • Technical Leadership: Lead technical discussions and decisions, helping to shape the frontend architecture and technology stack.
  • Development: Actively participate in front-end development tasks, setting a high standard for code quality and performance.
  • Problem Solving: Address and resolve technical issues, providing solutions to complex front-end challenges.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation for front-end processes, code standards, and best practices.
  • Communication: Act as a point of contact for development inquiries from our and other teams, ensuring clear and effective communication.

Required Skills:

  • Technical Proficiency: Extensive experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and React. Tailwind is beneficial.
  • Version Control: Proficient with Git and version control best practices.
  • Build Tools: Experience with frontend build tools like npm or yarn.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Strong ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including designers, backend developers, and project managers.
  • Problem-Solving: Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot and debug complex issues.
  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Agile Methodologies: Familiarity with Agile development methodologies and tools such as Scrum.

Why this could be good for you

If you are looking for real-world industry experience as well as joining an open-source community with people from all around the world we would love to have you. We welcome all.

What’s in it for you

  • Career Growth: Step into a leadership role with strategic decision-making responsibilities.
  • Innovation: Work on cutting-edge projects and solve complex problems.
  • Collaborative Environment: Join a supportive team that values learning and collaboration.
  • Impact: Directly influence our product success and user satisfaction.


About the Role and Project Dynamics: "User Profile" Importance of the Role

Dev Launcher’s User Profile team is seeking an Assistant Tech Lead to guide a team of front-end developers, ensuring high-quality code and exceptional user experiences. You'll lead technical discussions, manage project workflows, and mentor junior developers. Your role is pivotal in shaping our front-end architecture and development practices.

About the Project

The User Profile team’s goal is to build a platform that combines social networking with gamification, offering users an engaging experience to connect, learn, and grow globally. Contribute to creating a user-friendly web platform that fosters dynamic learning experiences and empowers individuals to unlock their full potential. Join our team and shape a transformative space where connections thrive and possibilities are endless.


What Happens Next?

Our team will be in touch to advise you on the next steps.

  • One interview round with the Product Lead and Scrum Master.
  • One interview round with the Tech Leads.

About The Organization:

Dev Launchers is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to preparing people from diverse backgrounds to tackle future-proof careers. We are made up of people just like you.

Dev Launchers facilitates ambitious open-source software projects, along with other projects centered around communities and products. We use those same projects to train our members in skills in the realm of software, leadership, community management, product development, marketing, and anything else that may be required to launch real-world products.

We are dedicated to preparing our members for success!


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N/A, AUSTIN, TX 78741, US

Mission Statement

To bridge opportunity gaps through technology and education.


Dev Launchers is a nonprofit organization focused on helping people from diverse communities get involved in the tech industry!


Computers & Technology
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This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Mentoring
  • Website Project Management
  • Computer Science
  • Software Development
  • English


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours/week

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