Head of Web & Mobile Engineering

Kyiv ● full-time

The Web & Mobile Engineering team’s work is the first customer entry point for Petcube products and services. As such this team has a pivotal role in delivering Petcube customer experience. We're looking for the right Head of Web & Mobile Engineering team to help us take our efforts to the next level.

In this role, you'll lead a highly dynamic team that designs and implements cutting-edge software for high throughput, low latency video and e-commerce systems. These systems support e-commerce, computer vision, deep learning and machine learning efforts for both existing products as well as research and development.

Key Qualifications

  • 5-10 years of technical experience. 3 years of management experience.
  • Requires advanced knowledge and understanding of architecture, applications systems design and integration with a detailed understanding of applicable programming methodologies.
  • Needs to be a strategic thinker, who is able to combine technical skills with overall business strategy and utilize creative solutions for problem resolution and application development.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of scalable, secure and robust architectures for achieving end-to-end performance, scalability, availability, reliability, usability, configurability, integration and security.
  • Must have a passion for Technology, combined with solid conceptual understanding and hands-on programming experience with Web or Android or iOS technologies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required, with ability to create and deliver effective presentations to upper management and Technical Architects across the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve in the Technology space and the ability to influence and optimize input from key stakeholders in the standard setting process.
  • Proven ability to participate in, and contribute simultaneously to, multiple work streams including planning, logistics, communication, and follow up across a diverse and virtual team.
  • Experience with a broad range of software languages and technologies is a plus
  • Experience in React JS or React Native is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript and Architecture strategies, components, tools, concepts, best practices, standards and systems of record is a plus.


The Head of Web & Mobile Engineering team will be part of the product team working on applications that power e-commerce, signalling and video platforms.

So what will make you successful in this role? At the very least, we'll need to make sure you have experience with the following:

  • Lead teams in iterative product development using lean principles
  • Build and lead a high-performance team of software engineers
  • Bring a strong technical foundation; able to engage the team on architecture and design, and get under the hood of complex architectures, systems, and interface design
  • Foster innovation and experimentation, delivering software solutions that meet or exceed customer and stakeholder expectations, often helping shape business requirements in a manner that optimally leverages technology teams
  • Deliver/develop software and tools that provides superior user experiences, linking customer needs and business drivers together through innovative product engineering and automation
  • Collaborate successfully with product, designers, and a broad set of internal technical partners (across multiple internal groups)
  • Ensure product releases are high quality, deliver excellent user experiences, perform seamlessly at scale, and comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Partner with peers to identify opportunities for code sharing, common services, joint development, etc
  • Keep up with the latest industry research and emerging technologies to ensure we are appropriately leveraging new techniques and capabilities
  • Demonstrate accountability while leading people with passion, enthusiasm, loyalty and integrity. Own and lead HR processes such as performance reviews, talent development, etc.
  • Consistently question assumptions, challenge the status quo, and push for improvement
  • Never settle for being “good enough”


  • BS/MS in CS/CE (or equivalent experience)