Lead Web Engineer

Remote, Full time

SingleStore is recruiting a Lead Engineer for their Web Team! 

The SQL-based platform where all data is "SingleStore" 


About:  SingleStore is a converged data platform for transactions and analytics, which organizations can use to process and analyze their most important time-critical application workloads. Companies around the world can use SingleStore to gain faster insights, eliminate complexity, and substantially lower the costs related to their data strategies, handling structured, unstructured and semi-structured data. And guess what? Its available in cloud, on-premises and hybrid environments!

Founded in 2011 and headquarted in Sao Francisco, SingleStore employs over 200 people across its offices, being present today at Portland, Sillicon Valley, London, Ukraine and Portugal.

Formerly MemSQL, the company faced last year a name change in order to describe the organisation value proposition.  

They were able to close last year with a "modest" 80 million funding, in order to better focus on their Product. SingleStore wants to expand their team in Portugal while nurturing some great clients including Sony, Uber, Verizon and Intel.

They are now looking for their next team member, that can participate in the development of next stages of their platform while having an impact in Product Roadmap.


What are they looking for:

Here are some of the responsibilities you should expect in your first year with them.

  • In the first 3 months
    • Dive into the team's various code bases, pick up Gatsby JS if you've never used it, build new features and fix bugs alongside the rest of the team;
    • Learn the architecture of the team's various products, contribute to internal documentation, and suggest small refactors.
  • In the first 6 months
    • Have built strong relationships with other team members, understand what motivates them and the different areas of expertise within the team;
    • Figure out which areas of the code base need more attention, suggest and drive medium-sized refactors;
    • Work with the team's various stakeholders and deeply understand the roadmap.
  • In the first year
    • Develop career plans for all the team members, be fully integrated into the performance management system at SingleStore;
    • Be responsible for driving the delivery of the team's roadmap, working with stakeholders to set expectations;
    • Be a major contributor to the designs for large scale technical problems within the team.


  • Experience working with the modern web development toolchain including: React, TypeScript/Flow, browser quirks, asset packaging, networking;
  • 5+ years of experience working on a SaaS product;
  • Experience working with CMSs;
  • Passion for building high-quality products that are robust and easy to maintain in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.


  • Equity in a fast growing company;
  • Health Insurance;
  • Budget to equip your homework station and Internet needs.

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