Technical Director / Lead Developer







Smart contracts

Full-Time: Full time

Published: June 3, 2024

Location: Skopje or Bitola, Macedonia

About PixelPai:

At PixelPai, we are not just creating a platform; we are revolutionizing the landscape of digital transactions and identity management on a global scale. With our advanced Distributed Ledger Technology and cutting-edge AI integration, we work alongside the biggest brands and leaders across various industries to forge the future of digital economies. Join us in Skopje or Bitola and be part of a visionary team committed to transforming how the world interacts with technology.


Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced and versatile Technical Director / Lead developer to lead our backend development team in Skopje or Bitola. This pivotal role involves designing and implementing scalable backend services, actively participating in coding, and providing architectural vision and leadership. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background across various backend technologies, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to lead and mentor a growing team.


Key Responsibilities:

Architectural Leadership: Design and oversee the implementation of robust, scalable backend services and APIs. Provide architectural vision and leadership for backend development.

Hands-On Development: Actively participate in coding, debugging, and development tasks, ensuring high-quality code and adherence to best practices.

Team Leadership and Mentorship: Lead a team of backend engineers, offering guidance, conducting code reviews, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and learning.

Strategic Collaboration: Work closely with product managers, frontend developers, and other stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical solutions and architectural designs.

Performance Optimization: Ensure high performance and responsiveness of the applications, proactively identifying and resolving performance bottlenecks.

Security and Compliance: Implement and maintain security best practices to protect sensitive user data and ensure compliance with relevant regulations.

Technical Documentation: Document technical specifications, architectural designs, processes, and workflows to ensure clear understanding and knowledge sharing across the team.

Innovation and Improvement: Stay updated with emerging technologies and industry trends, integrating new solutions and approaches to maintain our platform’s competitive edge.



Experience: Minimum of 8-10 years of professional experience in backend development, with at least 4 years in a senior or lead role.


Technical Expertise:

Extensive experience with server-side application development, ensuring efficient and scalable solutions.

Proficiency with various databases, understanding both relational and NoSQL paradigms.

Generalist knowledge across a wide range of backend technologies, including experience with different API styles, and microservices architecture.

Familiarity with DevOps practices, CI/CD pipelines, containerization, and orchestration tools.

Experience with cloud platforms, leveraging cloud services to enhance application performance and scalability.

In-depth understanding of blockchain technologies, smart contracts, and web3 principles.

Strong knowledge of software architecture principles, design patterns, and best practices for building maintainable, scalable systems.

Problem-Solving Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to tackle complex technical challenges.

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and executive leadership.

Leadership and Teamwork: Proven ability to lead and mentor a team, work effectively in a collaborative environment, and drive projects to successful completion.

Adaptability: Ability to adapt to new technologies and project requirements, with a willingness to get hands dirty and lead by example in coding and development tasks.



Advanced Web3 and Blockchain: Extensive experience working with blockchain, smart contracts, and decentralized applications (dApps).

Microservices Architecture: Expertise in designing and implementing microservices architecture.

Cloud Platforms: Experience with cloud services.

DevOps Practices: Deep understanding of CI/CD pipelines, containerization, and orchestration tools.

Experience in sectors such as FinTech, blockchain, or similar fields is a great advantage, with a strong portfolio demonstrating successful frontend implementations.


Why Join PixelPai?

Impact: Are you tired of your skills going unnoticed in a sea of monotony? At PixelPai, your work will shape the future of digital finance and identity management. Here, you’re not just part of the team; you’re pivotal to our innovation.

Growth: Leave the daily grind behind and step into a role where growth is not just an option, but a promise. We foster an environment that thrives on innovative solutions and continuous personal and professional development. Stop stagnating and start evolving !

Culture: Say goodbye to feeling undervalued. At PixelPai, every idea counts, and every voice is heard. We believe that everyone’s opinion matters, and we’re committed to a culture where all contributions make a marked difference every day.

Join PixelPai and invest in a career where you’re truly valued. It’s time to stop wasting your potential and start making a significant impact in the world.

If you’re ready to take on a role that challenges and excites you every day, offers the opportunity to work with the best in the industry, and truly makes a difference, apply now at PixelPai.

Please send your resume, a cover letter detailing why you’re a perfect fit for this role, and any relevant portfolios or project links.

PixelPai is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Join us to shape a connected and secure digital future for everyone.


Be part of the future. Be part of PixelPai.