Lead Developer

SALARY: GBP85000 - GBP95000
LOCATION London - Central

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lead Developer to join a well-funded early stage startup, that is backed by a world renowned brand! Following a highly successful pilot, you will lead a small front and back end engineering team, playing a critical role in taking the company through its next stages of growth and beyond!

This is an opportunity to join a company that is revolutionising an industry in a way that will positively impact the lives of people around the world! This will be a great role for someone with strong leadership skills, who thrives in a fast-paced environment and can effectively deal with ambiguity. They follow agile development principles and collaborate closely across functions, to deliver exceptional user experiences!

Your role:

  • Leading a team of engineers, designers and team members across the business to deliver empowering user experiences
  • Working with senior stakeholders to understand business needs and set the technical direction
  • Demonstrating and communicating a passion for implementing highly scalable and maintainable front and backend services
  • Sharing technical solutions and product ideas through design review, pair programming, code review and technological discussions
  • Utilising a proactive and responsive approach to problem-solving

About you:

  • Experience in Web and mobile app development using Python Backends and React and React Native Frontends
  • Experience with database management systems (PostgreSQL)
  • Cloud experience (AWS)
  • Experience with version control systems (Git/SVN)
  • Strong understanding of Web Accessibility
  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability oversee quality control
  • Task (Story) time estimation
  • Experience with automated testing (unit, functional, and integration tests)
  • Excellent project management skills, with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Bonus points for solution architecture experience (documentation, workflow diagrams etc.)

The tech stack:

  • Mobile App: React Native, Expo, TypeScript, Jest, React Native Testing Library, Android, GraphQL
  • Web Frontend: React, TypeScript, Jest, TestCafe, GraphQL
  • Backend: Python, Postgresql, Redis, GraphQL, Docker, Heroku

Big benefits:

  • Competitive salary & bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • 11% pension contribution
  • Flexible working
  • Company car allowance
  • 27 days' annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Your choice of a range of flexible benefits: enhanced healthcare, holiday buy/sell, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, etc.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply with your CV or get in touch for more details!

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