Senior Team Leader for Whiteboards

Appfire is an enterprise collaboration software company that enables teams to plan and deliver their best work. Since launching in 2005 as one of the original Atlassian ecosystem partners, Appfire has built a portfolio of top-selling apps for more than 30,000 customers — including 55% of Fortune 500 companies. As a product-led company, Appfire identifies gaps in industries serving developers and client support teams and then builds solutions that drive productivity and efficiency. 

Appfire continues to grow exponentially, with teams spanning 20+ countries. We are financially strong, continuously meeting or exceeding revenue targets, and we invest heavily in strengthening the foundation of our organization. Being philanthropic is integral to operating our business, so we donate 1% of employee time, product, profit, and equity as part of our Pledge 1% commitment.

Come join our team!


We Are Whiteboards Team

Last couple of years changed everything about workplace collaboration. Millions of knowledge workers around the globe said adios to their office cubicles and embraced work-from-home / work-from-anywhere culture. This wave brought a whole new set of challenges & opportunities to team collaboration, knowledge sharing & project management. At Whiteboards we’re riding the very crest of this wave. We empower software & project teams with a new type of collaboration platform. One that blends discovery with delivery. Freedom of canvas with the app-like structures. Asynchronous with real-time.
We’re currently pursuing growth within the agile, product & software teams category by supporting day to day ceremonies and use-cases of Product Mangers, Scrum Masters, Researchers & Engineers like you.
If you share our passion and want to build a product you will have fun using yourself, there is a space for you at Whiteboards.

What you will do:

  • Lead a team of experienced professionals (up to 10 people) in delivering the greatest customer value. You will be responsible for the developers' growth and management, which includes mentoring, performance and salary reviews;
  • Collaborate closely with Product Manager, UX Designer and Marketing to shape the product’s future and minimize time to market for every product increment;
  • Hands-on software development. Our current tech stack in includes React, Node.js, JavaScript/TypeScript, GCP services and Google Firebase BUT it constantly evolves. You need the openness to use your experience and leverage other programming languages, frameworks, databases, etc. to make the product better for the users and more competitive on the market;
  • Strive for the pragmatic trade-off between quality and speed of delivery in a high-paced, dynamic environment (e.g. teach team through code reviews, improve test coverage, facilitate Scrum ceremonies);
  • Introduce best coding practices and support the team in implementing new product features;
  • Take ownership of technical improvements (refactoring, minimize technical debt).

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What you need to have:

  • Proven record (5+ years) of delivery of multiple complex software development projects or products;
  • Proven (2+ years) experience in leading the development teams using Agile principles and practices, with the factual ability to mentor, motivate and support the growth of engineers;
  • Great communication skills, capability of influencing others, advising Product Managers and Product Team on the best path to achieve goals;
  • Solid knowledge of JavaScript tech stack – React, Node.js, Typescript and back-end platforms, or readiness/commitment to master both if you have specialised in front-end or back-end so far;
  • Goals and data-driven approach to the software product development. Attention to detail, passion for UX;
  • Strong understanding of web applications, including performance, quality, and security aspects;
  • Good understanding of modern Cloud architectures, and practical experience implementing them in GCP, AWS or Azure;
  • Ability to decompose complex problems into well described, realistic to estimate tasks;
  • Command of English at level B2 or higher;
  • Good grasp of SQL and relational databases; familiarity with Google Firestore, Realtime Database or BigQuery is a plus.


What we offer

  • Salary ranges up to 33 000 PLN gross per month
  • Every Appfire employee is eligible for company equity
  • 26 paid days off, regardless of years of experience
  • Wellness Days – additional time-off each month to recharge and take care of yourself
  • Multisport card
  • Trainings- Appfire University
  • Indefinite Employment Contract from day one, no trial periods
  • Private healthcare, including psychological care
  • MyBenefit Platform – 150 PLN/month to spend on available shops, restaurants, gyms, etc.
  • Additional Social Fund contribution – 1660 PLN/year,
  • Home Office allowance – 200 PLN/month to cover your electricity and internet bills
  • Lunch Card – 300 PLN/month to spend on groceries/restaurants (excluding alcohol and other excise duties items)
  • Life Insurance
  • English language courses
  • Plenty of team building events