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Lead Engineer

Kathmandu, Central, NepalDevelopment

Job description


About Leapfrog

Leapfrog is on a mission to be a role model technology company. Since 2010, we have relentlessly worked on crafting better digital products with our team of superior engineers. We’re a full-stack company specializing in SaaS products and have served over 100 clients with our mastery of emerging technologies.

We’re thinkers and doers, creatives and coders, makers and builders— but most importantly, we are trusted partners with world-class engineers. Hundreds of companies in Boston, Seattle, Silicon Valley, and San Francisco choose us to gain speed, agility, quality, and stability, giving them an edge over their competitors.


About the role

At Leapfrog, our mission is to be a role model technology company. We want to be trusted partners, world-class engineers, and creative innovators for our clients. We have built well-crafted impactful software solutions for many industries and ecosystems.

  • Fully responsible for analysis, design, development, deployment and maintenance of the project.

  • Ensure modular, reusable and excellent quality code through TDD, code reviews and implementation of best practices.

  • Make architectural decisions in collaboration with technology experts, ensure proper technical documentation.

  • Pro-active involvement in project risk analysis and mitigation, continuously reviewing problems to determine the root cause in order to prevent them in the future.

  • Ensure scalability, performance, reliability and security of the application.

  • Keep up with trends in the constantly evolving technology.

  • Gather and analyze business requirements, understand the business perspective of the client, and plan product roadmap in collaboration with the project manager and client.

  • Encourage, involve, motivate, and lead team members in learning and achieving project and departmental goals.

  • Identify training needs, organize, and coach team members on various aspects of their career growth.

  • Actively involved in ensuring implementation of organizational culture, process and standards.


Job requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience

  • Good concept of Design patterns and their implementation

  • Good concept of enterprise-level software development (Advanced) is desirable

  • Deep knowledge and proven experience in Node.js and React.js

  • Good Knowledge of amazon web services(EC2, S3, RDS, SES), expertise in deployment and server management

  • Prior working experience with NoSQL Database

  • Experience working in SaaS and Multi-Tenant Applications

  • Experience with Docker and Containerization

  • Ability to work with cross regional teams

  • Ability to lead a team of software development engineers and work with senior management, technological experts, and the product team

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable with client communication

  • Good leadership skills - ability to motivate and mentor team members, ability to plan and make sound decisions, ability to negotiate tactfully with the client and team

  • Good knowledge of HTML, CSS, script, Database and web application security

  • Ability to write Unit and Integration Tests

  • Experience working with CI/CD pipelines

  • Results-oriented, customer-focused with a passion for resolving tough technical and operational challenges.

  • Possess excellent analytical and problem solving abilities

  • Good documentation skills (API Documentation, Deployment Documents, Application Architecture Documents etc.)

  • Highly experienced with Agile methodologies like Scrum/Kanban

  • Experience of cross cutting technologies like Groovy on Grails, Scala, Hadoop is preferable


🌞 Life at Leapfrog:

  • Work with talented engineers and remarkable professionals in Nepal, the US, and Europe, building state-of-the-art digital health products.

  • Have an amazing career growth plan with support from experienced mentors and unlimited learning opportunities.

  • Be a part of an experienced team—apply the best industry practices, get mentored by experienced professionals, and be ready to mentor the new ones.

  • Get exposure to clients who are leading entrepreneurs and startups from Silicon Valley.

  • Your work will be at the cutting edge of healthcare innovation and make a difference in the lives of thousands of people worldwide.

  • You will get the flexibility to work remotely or in the office— we value accountable freedom.

  • Get growth opportunities, not just in your work. We organize various internal initiatives where you can be a part of a bigger learning community with webinars, knowledge-sharing sessions (KSS), and internal conferences.

  • Be a part of a safe workplace where it’s okay to fail fast— get constructive feedback and grow as you move ahead.

  • Receive recognition for your contributions and the positive impact you create. We always look for opportunities to celebrate our efforts, play games, and have fun together!

  • You will have a lot of fun at Leapfrog— there’ll never be a dull day.


🎁 Benefits and perks:

We believe our people are our greatest strength. With perks and benefits, we intend to offer everything our people need to do their best while maintaining a healthy balance between work and personal life.

Daily Work Support

  • 🏠 Hybrid work:  Work from office or home, depending on our flexible roster

  • 💻 Support for resources: Receive a monthly internet and laptop allowance, and request resources for convenient WFH.

  • 📆 5-day workweek: Enjoy weekends off and return refreshed on Mondays.

  • 🍔 Food: Access to healthy meals while on-site.

Professional Growth

  • 📚 'Growth mindset' fund: Investment in your post-grad degree, learning opportunities, and career growth.

  • 👶 Child scholarship: Scholarships for your child in selected schools.

  • 📈 Bi-annual bonus: Get timely festival and company bonuses.

  • 💸 Advance salary: Request salary in advance.

Work/Life Balance

  • ✈️ Paid time-offs: Annual, sick, compensation, and bereavement leaves.

  • 🍼 Maternity leave: 3 months of paid leave, 1 month of unpaid leave, and 90 days of reduced workload.

  • 🐣 Paternity leave: 11 days of paid paternity leave and reduced workload after.

  • 💊 Menstruation leave: 6 days of paid menstruation leave annually.

We take care of you

  • 🌿 Your well-being: Company-funded counseling services from certified therapists as well as COVID care services.

  • 💰 Retirement fund: Social security fund with health and accidental insurance.

Celebrating your efforts

  • 🎉 Engagement and Events: Team lunch/dinner, company outings, and festival celebrations with your favorite co-workers!

  • 😎 Exposure: Visit and work in the States and build better client rapport.

  • 💖 Recognition: In-house awards, appreciation platforms, and 5th-anniversary gifts!

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