Software Engineering Lead (Sofia, Bulgaria - Remote Role Possible)

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Discover. Savor. Connect. Welcome to the chef's table.

Cozymeal is the leading global marketplace featuring the best culinary experiences and products, including top-rated cooking classes, private chef experiences, culinary tours, chef-curated cookware, free recipes with step-by-step videos, city guides and much more!

Consumers and companies alike use Cozymeal to discover new ways to connect through classes, food tours, mixology, wine tastings, and other unforgettable culinary experiences. Whether it be for date nights, birthdays, holiday celebrations or team building events, you’re guaranteed a world-class experience. Plus, you can purchase our curated, high-quality cookware as a gift or for use at home.

In addition to providing customers access to world-class culinary experiences, products and content, we also provide a great source of income to our partners that includes chefs, sommeliers, guides and mixologists. For this, we were recognized by the Global Good Fund in 2019.

Serving both customers and our culinary partners is our top-priority and ingrained in our culture and in how we run our business every day. We continuously strive to curate the best culinary experiences and products and to create the best content for the millions of customers visiting our site while providing additional support and business to our partners.

About the role:

We are looking for a rock-star Software Engineering Lead, you will have the opportunity to lead the development and strategic direction of our platform along with your own team of talented engineers. You'll play an important role in ensuring software engineering excellence, shaping product innovation, and fostering a collaborative and creative work environment.

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In this role you’ll get to:

Lead by example by being hands-on with coding and taking an end-to-end role in software development, testing and delivery
Demonstrate excellence in software engineering practices by tackling complex technical challenges.
Act as a technical authority, setting coding standards and best practices for the team.
Lead a team of remote software engineers, providing guidance, mentoring, and support to ensure successful project delivery.
Serve as a Scrum Master for the engineering team, facilitating daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning, and retrospectives.
Implement best practices in testing and documentation.
Manage the backlog, prioritize tasks, and ensure efficient sprint execution.
Play a pivotal role in shaping the product's direction by actively contributing to the ideation and development of new features and enhancements.
Foster a collaborative and innovative work environment where ideas are shared and creativity is encouraged.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree is a plus.
  • Must be a full-stack engineer with solid knowledge and relevant work experience in Javascript, PHP, and the Laravel Framework 8.10 or later versions.
  • Have expertise in AWS services, including EC2, RDS, Elasticache, OpenSearch, S3, CloudWatch, and Route 53.
  • Experience working with a remote team environment and Git best practices
  • Strong leadership skills and experience managing software development teams.
  • Certified Scrum Master or equivalent agile certification preferred.
  • Experience in product management or working closely with product teams preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects to successful completion on time and within scope.

What We Offer:

  • Work anywhere in the world (we are 100% remote team)
  • Competitive pay
  • Great work environment with a strong and friendly team of co-workers

Hours: Full-time, between 9 am to 6 pm, any time zone in the US

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria, or anywhere in the world. This is a remote role and qualified candidates from anywhere in the world can apply for this role.

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If this sounds like you, then Cozymeal just might be the right place for you! Welcome home!

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