Backend Team Lead



Papaya is a TLV-based mobile games market leader with one of the fastest growth rates in the market and millions of players worldwide. Our team of passionate engineers is building a unique, innovative tournament platform used by numerous popular games. Over $300 million in revenues last year assures us that we're on track to reinvent the industry.

We’re looking for a Backend Team Leader who’s eager to lead one of our pioneering core teams. The team designs and develops the backend platform of Papaya. It consists of strong and experienced engineers that work with cutting edge technologies. 


  • In charge of building a high-scale and robust backend platform for millions of users.
  • Work closely with company leadership, PMs and tech-leads, prioritize, and iterate over core infrastructure.
  • Write high-quality and performant code following industry best practices and standards.
  • Experiment with new technologies, tools, and 3rd party frameworks. Utilize them to deliver state-of-the-art tech.
  • Hire and mentor strong engineers for the team.
  •  Tech stack: AWS, Kubernetes, NodeJs, Typescript, Redis, MySQL, MongoDB


  • 6+ years of proven record in server applications design and development. 
  • 2+ years of experience in leading an R&D team.
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science (or equivalent).
  • Hands-on experience with cloud architecture.
  • Proficient in a major development language.
  • Passion for learning new technologies and applying them to make a difference.

Bonus Points :

  • Being introduced by an Papaya’s team member