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Lead Full Stack Web Developer

London, South East

Software Development

£80,000 - £85,000 per annum

Permanent

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Lead Full Stack Web Developer

As a Lead Full Stack Web Developer, you will be responsible for delivering core consumer product, the website and associated digital products. I am looking for a hands-on engineer to lead and manage a small and growing team of web developers with strong support and leadership skills. You are expected to take ownership of planning, managing and delivering the overall product and its strategy. This is a fast-paced startup environment and we delivery high levels of tech very quickly. As a lead member of the engineering business you will be tackling challenges that make an impact across a huge vertical of businesses and users while surfacing data from billions of products across the world.

Requirements:

  • Excellent programming skills – this is a hands-on lead technical role.
  • Demonstrable history of successfully leading web development teams, managing people, and aiding the successful delivery of IT projects, including full project life cycle.
  • Successful deployment of some or all agile project management principles.
  • Experience in implementing highly scalable and data driven websites.
  • Thorough understanding of how to efficiently interface multiple database systems and caching services.
  • Backend web stack: Python REST API (Django REST or Flask) and PHP (legacy application to maintain until deprecated).
  • Frontend web stack: one of the major JS frameworks (React / AngularJS) along with solid understanding on how to manage / distribute components for consumption.
  • Styling through CSS3, using templates managed via SASS.
  • Proficient in testing for both the backend REST API and the frontend JS.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver a high quality, high performing website product.
  • Take ownership for the Web Development strategy and standards.
  • Write clean reusable code using good testing frameworks.
  • Work on different aspects of the core product and associated tools, user-interfaces and test/automation tools.
  • Lead, mentor, motivate and develop the web development team.
  • Responsible for ensuring work is delivered on schedule to agreed scope.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Recruit and tool up new teams to deliver new products.
  • Work with the wider business to originate new solutions to challenges.
  • Work closely with the product owner and UI/UX to help create new user experiences.

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