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Head of Development

  • icon tag Job Category: IT
  • icon briefcase Job Type: Full Time
  • icon earth Job Location: Eastern Europe (remote)
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Are you an experienced Head of Development with a strong software development background looking for a new and exciting opportunity to lead a team of developers and oversee the software development process? Are you willing to join a quickly growing, product-oriented company while working remotely from home? Then welcome to Siren Group! By joining Siren, you become a part of an innovative team with an ethical approach to business relations.

Siren Group is a digital marketing company based in Switzerland with remote staff across the world. We specialize in generating consistent new business opportunities for medium- to large-size companies, including Fortune 1000s. Our latest venture is, an online home improvement marketplace in the U.S. HomeBuddy offers a great opportunity to work on an interesting, challenging, and constantly evolving project. 

Being already a very successful firm with stable double-digit annual revenue increases, we are aiming for even more explosive growth! Our company’s success is delivered by a smart, self-starting, and entrepreneurial team which we are actively growing. 

We are searching for an experienced Head of Development to join our team. The Head of Development is a senior leadership role responsible for leading the development team and overseeing the development process to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality software solutions. This role requires a deep understanding of software development processes, technical and architect expertise, and strong management skills.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Lead and manage the software development team, including hiring, training, and performance management;
  • Elaborate and implement development processes and best practices to ensure high-quality software development;
  • Conduct regular code reviews to ensure code quality, maintainability, and scalability;
  • Monitor and analyze development team performance metrics to identify opportunities for improvement;
  • Implementation of new technologies and ideas to improve workflows and efficiency.
  • Be a mentor and coach for the development team members;
  • Provide regular reporting and metrics to the CTO to enable effective decision-making;
  • Collaborate with the CTO to align development objectives with overall business strategy;
  • Manage timelines and ensure the timely delivery of software solutions.

About You:

  • 7+ years of experience in software development with at least 3 years in a leadership position;
  • Experience with programming languages such as PHP and JavaScript;
  • Highly self-motivated and results-oriented team player;
  • Have a Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field;
  • Experience in designing and implementing software solutions;
  • Deep understanding of software development processes, including Frontend and Backend development, software testing, and deployment;
  • Knowledge of the principles of building reliable architecture;
  • Understanding the principles of OOP, SOLID, and Design Patterns;
  • Experience with software development tools such as Git, Jira, and Confluence;
  • Familiarity with cloud computing platforms such as AWS or Azure;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Experience in leading remote teams;
  • A very good level of English (writing and speaking) Upper-Intermediate +; Fluent Russian is essential.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Agile software development;
  • Understanding of DevOps processes;
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes;
  • Development experience in any other programming language.

What We Offer:

We have different perks and benefits, but we also can offer you a supportive work environment powered by a fantastic team!

  • Competitive compensation according to your skills, experience, and professional accomplishments;
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays;
  • 100% remote work, allowing working and traveling;
  • Flexible work hours, when it is convenient to plan your working and personal time;
  • Work in one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing industries;
  • Ambitious and challenging tasks with a high degree of responsibility and independence;
  • Multicultural environment;
  • Supportive, friendly, and professional team, which you can always rely on;
  • An allowance program for compensation of expenses for wellness and the home office;
  • Paid training (school, events, conferences).

If this sounds like you, we should talk!

How to become a «Siren»


HR Recruiters and the Hiring Manager select the best candidates for Siren


Introductory 30 min Zoom/Skype interview with HR


Test task or questionnaire (depends on the role)


Hiring Manager or Technical interview


Final interview