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Tech Lead (Lead Javascript Developer)

London, City of London - Greater London

Software Development

£90,000 - £100,000 per annum



As the Tech Lead (Head of Engineering) / Lead Developer you'll need experience within Start-ups and still be hands-on to some degree. They use; Node, React, AWS/DevOps, Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence and Mobile tools so experience with these technologies (or similar) will be hugely advantageous.

We're looking for an entrepreneurial Tech Lead to lead and grow the product engineering in the creation of a highly-publicised personal data economy; rewriting the rules of connectivity vs. privacy. You'll likely come from a more traditional world of complex back-end data systems that involve multiple system integrations and a clear delineation between front-end and backend.

Their primary stack:

  • Ops stack- AWS, Docker, Beanstalk for running containers, S3 with CloudFront to serve react.js web apps, SQS for messaging, CloudWatch and New Relic for monitoring, CircleCI for CI / CD, Fastlane to deploy mobile app, Testflight to test iOS app, Test fairy for general mobile testing.
  • Front-end stack- React.js (web apps), React Native (mobile apps - iOS, Android)
  • Back-end stack- Node.js, PostgreSQL, Golang

Tech Lead Requirements:

  • Have been Tech Lead for one or more start-ups
  • Be confident across a breadth of programming languages & platforms and able to go deep on specialist areas
  • Have experience managing multiple product development projects, aligning a team around those, and delivering to market or users’ hands
  • Work with a small high-performance team who will fight beside you to accomplish the amazing
  • Experienced with cloud platforms (e.g. AWS), Linux, & DevOps processes
  • Comfortable developing a technology strategy to deliver a market leading product

This is an exciting opportunity for a Tech Lead to be at the centre of a world changing start-up as they scale from a successful UK and EU launch, to multiple international markets alongside some of the most recognised brands in the world. With such a big vision on the table, you will need to demonstrate your passion and commitment to developing a clear and well considered technical strategy, whilst also working with the team to build a development culture that focuses in meticulous detail on the day-to-day operation and delivery of a rapidly evolving product.

If you're a hands-on Tech Lead who can commute to St Pauls easily, please apply now.