Engineering Team Lead in London · Austin Fraser
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Engineering Tech Lead

London

Up to £110k

Are you an Engineering Tech Lead looking for your next step up working for one of the world's leading companies providing software solutions for entrepreneurs worldwide?

This company has a large client base of over 2,000 companies. They are committed to creating a better future for everyone, and enabling every person to contribute to and benefit from the success of entrepreneurs. In the role you will be leading a team of engineers developing applications in the cloud infrastructure, as well as working with complex data and third party software. You will work alongside the product team to have a hands-on approach in every aspect of the product development as well as communicating with stakeholders and being a part of key architectural discussions. You will be a part of an organisation playing a key part in attracting more founders and contributing to helping more entrepreneurs.

The Role:

  • You will design, develop and implement software applications working within an exciting team where you will have a hands on approach to contributing to coding at least 50% of the time.
  • You will work with the Product team to decide on new product features and create the roadmap for your team.
  • Work alongside the wider Engineering team to create and develop technical systems.
  • You will be leading the team to produce working software to the highest standards.
  • You will be improving team practices.
  • You will work with and advise your team members on the best techniques and implementation of the technology you are using.
  • You will create a sense of purpose for your team to help achieve the goals of the business.
  • Create an open and respectful team that has good communication with a shared vision.
  • Responsible for hiring, training and mentoring members of your team
  • You will write frequent performance reviews as well as having to solve issues within your team.

The Candidate:

  • 5+ years of commercial experience creating enterprise level applications that are reliable, well performing and secure.
  • 5+ years of commercial experience using open source technologies to create full stack web applications - experience of Node and React would also be desirable.
  • 5+ years of commercial experience working with restful APIs and database architecture - postgres experience would be a desirable
  • 3+ years commercial experience as a senior engineer or lead engineer where you have lead and mentored other engineers
  • Need a knowledge of methodologies for quality testing, release management and issue resolution.
  • You should have the ability to create risk mitigation strategies for when there are system upgrades.
  • You should have the ability to analyze technology stacks and frameworks that will be used in the development of the applications.
  • You should have strong DevOps skills.
  • Experience of building reusable and cohesive system architecture across multiple applications.
  • Experience developing designs that achieve product requirements.
  • Have a good team mentality towards working together to complete a project
  • Have the ability to delegate and prioritize development tasks to your team for high team utilization.
  • Have a passion to mentor other engineers and help them grow.
  • Experience of coding standards utilization including Unit tests, use of libraries, well structured, reusable, high, quality)
  • Should have good strong communication skills with the ability to work with the stakeholders to understand software outcomes.
  • Strong leadership skills are essential.

If you're an experienced Tech Lead looking for your next step up in a position that offers amazing exposure to working on exciting projects then click APPLY NOW!

Austin Fraser is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Austin Fraser is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and encourages applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity status.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide individual feedback to unsuccessful applicants.