Job Title: Technical Lead

Job Reference: BR_2618

Location: Soho, London

Salary: £80k plus bonus & bens

Technical Lead – London – Permanent

We are currently recruiting for a permanent Technical Lead to work for a global organisation based in London. This organisation is undergoing a tech-fuelled transformation through digital disruption and the Technical lead will be a key member of the product team accountable for technical aspects of a service/product delivery.

To apply for the Technical Lead you must have experience;

  • As a technical leader for a team/department
  • Working hands-on as a Software Engineer in an Agile environment and developing distributable solutions
  • Mentoring and supporting peers and engineering teams
  • With System design, data structures, and algorithms and understand how to apply them to design pragmatic solutions
  • You are experienced in building or transforming an engineering practice in at least one previous organisation by embracing continuous integration, DevOps and similar methods and practices.
  • You care about quality, and you know what it means to ship high-quality code
  • You have experience in identifying, debugging and resolving complex production issues
  • You are confident to make your own decisions and act on them but humble enough to accept what you don’t know and ready to learn and adapt if we identify a better way forward

Tech stack for the Technical Lead (you must have some experience with some of the following technologies;

Contemporary tech stack

Languages:

  • Front-end: HTML5, React.js, Sass, Material UI
  • Backend: Java, JavaScript, .Net, Python
  • Microservices: Spring Boot, DropWizard
  • Data: Scala, Python, R

Platforms:

  • Application: Akka, Jetty, Nginx
  • Analytics: Spark, DataBricks, Azure HDInsight
  • Data: MongoDB, MongoDB Atlas, Amazon S3, DynamoDB, DynamoDB Titan
  • Messaging: RabbitMQ
  • Identity: Auth0
  • Hosting/processing: AWS (EC2, VPC, S3, ECS, Dynamo, CloudFront, WAF, ALB, API Gateway, Lambda, CloudTrail, Route53, Kinesis), Azure (AD, VM, ACS);

Tooling:

  • Build: GitHub, TravisCI, Jenkins, Gradle, Swagger, Grunt, Babel, Bower, Terraform
  • QA: Chai, Enzyme, Mocha, gherkin, cucumber

Legacy

  • Languages: Largely Java and .Net, but also 4D (www.4d.com)
  • Platforms: Largely “enterprise” tech hosted on-premise
  • Tooling: Wide variety