Associate Technical Lead

Requisition ID:  2381
Department:  Information Technology
Work Type:  Hybrid
Application Close Date:  28th June 2024

Intrepid Travel was born in 1989 with the simple mission to create positive change through the joy of travel.

More than 35 years later, we’re proud to be a certified B Corp with hundreds of trips in over 100 countries. After all these years, we’ve stayed true to our mission, ensuring our adventures are good for the places we go, good for the communities we visit and good for our travellers. That’s why we carbon offset all our trips and support local communities but we’re not stopping there. We want to be the best travel company not just in the world, but for the world.

The world needs more Intrepid people: 


Join our Global Technology team who build and deliver great solutions, enabling Intrepid to realise the benefits of strategy through technology!  
As an Associate Technical Lead, you’ll teach and guide our teams to provide secure, reliable, high performing solutions. You’ll collaborate with product owners, technical experts and end-users to deliver the best possible solutions. As a key member of the team, you'll engage in transforming ideas, completing new features, changing existing features and handling entirely new systems.  

In this role, you’ll be accountable for the success of your products while solving significant customer needs. You'll also mentor junior developers, providing detailed code reviews and recommendations.  Ultimately, your ability to identify gaps in existing product offerings and provide solutions, will drive technological success! 

This is a full-time permanent position, where you will work in our office in Colombo, Sri Lanka. To provide the best experience to our people, this role would operate in our office with the opportunity to work from home on occasion.   

A bit about you: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field.  

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar capacity, within an Agile environment. 

  • Maturity in senior Engineering roles 

  • Extensive experience with Vue.js/ Nuxt.js or similar framework 

  • Experience working with AWS, Azure DevOps and GitHub Actions 

  • Passionate about coaching and mentoring, fostering a supportive work environment 

  • Well-versed in multiple key product components and maintaining capability in core problem domains such as web, mobile, data, or systems programming 

  • Hands-on experience in applying performance, unit, and integration testing to prove resilience 

  • Familiar with SOLID principles, OO design, testing, and core development tools. 

  • Thorough knowledge of building as per user requirements 

You’ll also have excellent communication skills with the ability to motivate a talented team of engineers. 


A bit about our people:

Our team reflects the diversity of our customers and the communities we visit. Our team is made up of 58 nationalities across 46 countries, and Intrepid recognises that diversity makes us a stronger business. With a commitment to breaking down barriers, we support a culture where people can be themselves. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including First Nations People, LGBTQI+ people, people living with a disability, people from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, and people from different ethnicities, races, and religions. 

Work perks:

  • We offer flexible work options, including work-from-home, and work from anywhere in the world for up to 4 weeks a year
  • Employees receive a free Intrepid trip every year! As well as generous discounts available for families, and close friends
  • 5 extra days of leave annually, for use when travelling on an Intrepid trip
  • Our global leave benefits are aimed at supporting gender equity, so we offer a minimum of 10 weeks of paid parental leave for all parents, and other additional leave provisions. 
  • Access to incredible e-learning platforms, and professional development via our Elevate Mentor program
  • We provide an Employee Assistance Program, a 24/7 service that offers counselling for you and your family
  • We want to support the causes that are important to you, that’s why we offer 20 hours of volunteer leave every year.

If you’re here to inspire, create, share, and lead in what you do, we want to hear from you. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible – we may close advertising early if the right person is identified.