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Backend Team Lead



Software Engineering
Jerusalem, Israel
Posted on Sunday, July 2, 2023

Who we are

Lightricks is a pioneer in innovative technology that bridges the gap between imagination and creation. With a mission to build an innovative photo and video creation platform, we aim to enable creators and brands to produce engaging, top-performing content. Our state-of-the-art technology is focused on photo and video processing and is based on both groundbreaking facial recognition and generative AI features.

Our photo and video editing tools, including Facetune, Videoleap, and Photoleap, offer endless possibilities and inspiration, while the company’s brand platform, Popular Pays, offers brands the opportunity to scale their content by partnering with creators We focus on putting creators in the center and empowering them from the moment inspiration strikes.

The brilliant minds in R&D take our products to the next level using groundbreaking Machine Learning, Computer Graphics and AI features. Our state-of-the-art photo and video tools are based in computer vision, machine learning, rendering, deep learning and computational photography. To read more about our team’s work, read our tech blog.

What you will be doing

Lightricks' Payment and Billing Engineering Team is crucial to our global operations. This team manages vital systems like processing user subscriptions, entitlements, and inter-user transactions.

We're seeking a bold, goal-oriented leader for our skilled engineering team.

As the leader of our Payment and Billing Engineering Team, you'll be collaboratively brainstorming business and technical solutions with stakeholders from diverse departments such as Product, Engineering, Marketing, BI and Finance. In addition to these planning and problem-solving activities, you'll oversee both tactical and strategic plans, ensuring their successful execution. Your responsibility extends to nurturing the personal and professional growth of your team members, promoting a supportive and progressive atmosphere. Leading by example, you are not afraid to delve into code writing and illustrating the standard for your team. Moreover, you'll work together with other managers within your group, actively contributing to the accomplishment of group-wide objectives.

Your skills and experience

  • 5+ years of experience working on backend systems
  • 2+ years of engineering management experience
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Highly independent, accountable and a team player
  • Experience with Python/Golang/Java
  • Experience developing a cloud-based system (AWS or GCP)
  • Experience working with payment / billing systems is a plus