Job Title

Senior Tech Lead

Company: ERC International


IT Software, Web, Graphics & Animation

Job Description

Senior Tech Lead

Location: Colombo, SL

Permanent Role

Tech stacks are:- JavaScript, Node.js, React, MongoDB, MySQL, AWS

To add some more context around the type of person we're looking for:

  1. A bachelor's degree in computer science or software engineering (Universities of Peradeniya, Colombo, Moratuwa are preferred)
  2. At least 6 years of experience for Tech Leads, with at least 2 years’ experience managing engineers
  3. At least 8 years of experience for Senior Tech Leads, with at least 3 year’s experience managing engineers
  4. Excellent knowledge of backend architecture - RESTful APIs, databases, Linux etc.
  5. Actual project experience in JavaScript in the backend (i.e. Node.js) is a plus
  6. Where Node.js experience is absent, we're okay with a strong interest in JavaScript, plus a strong showing in another language (C#, Java)
  7. Experience running an agile process (e.g. SCRUM)
  8. Ability to confidently and fluently communicate in English

You will be part of a growing team of developers based in Colombo and Sydney. We’ll be growing our existing suite of internal and consumer products, as well as working on some major new areas that will significantly expand our business, within Australia and internationally. Here’s just a small sample of some of our current and upcoming projects:

Development of a UI inventory using React

GraphQL API to serve our mobile and web applications

Codifying our infrastructure

Automated deployments

Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written is mandatory

Minimum 6 years of commercial experience as a software developer

Project experience in JavaScript, Node.js and React mandatory and recent

Knowledgeable and willing to work with the rest of the stack

Proven track record of managing a team of high performing individuals within a start-up environment

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology as a minimum

Here's an excerpt from a recent job ad:


  • Lead 6-12 engineers working on product development using Node.js, React.js, MongoDB, AWS and other technologies (fullstack)
  • Provide deep technical expertise and also people management for the team
  • Work closely with product managers to deliver on product roadmap on time
  • Ensure engineering excellence within the team
  • Contribute to engineering process, architecture, team training and hiring


  • Above-market-rate compensation – we want the best
  • Company shares - we're building toward a $1B company. Your shares will be worth $$ when we IPO.
  • Learn cutting edge web tech and global engineering best practices.
  • Training and mentorship from our leadership team
  • A casual culture with friendly people – you can directly talk to anyone about anything
  • Access to a large internal knowledgebase of hundreds of documents and hours of video about engineering and best practices
  • Overseas travel opportunities for our best performers (Sydney)
  • Access to the global tech community – our network spans some of the best companies in Silicon Valley, Australia and Colombo. When you work with us, our network is your network.
  • Flexible, hybrid work from home model



Skills Required

Java Programming JavaScript / Jquery Node JS OO Programming ReactJS SQL


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Preferred Languages

Not selected!

Work Experience

5+ Years

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