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Tech Lead Java | £90,000 | London

Austin Fraser are proud to be working with one of the world's leading media and entertainment groups. This client entertain and reach over 50 million individuals across the UK every week and are committed to making more moments that matter for our audiences, customers and for each other.

They are now looking for an experience Tech Lead to help the commercial technology team develop and maintain the products that drive the commercial revenues at the heart of the buniness as well as in other areas.

Tech Lead Overview

We are focused on 3 key areas of the business:

  • Sales Operations
  • Trading and Fulfilment
  • Programmatic

In the first few months, you would have

  • Set the standard for good development practice and ensure it is followed across all teams.
  • Worked with the teams to develop an innovative architecture that meets future business requirements.
  • Ensured a reliable production environment, kept track of problems and worked with the teams to ensure a reduction in incidents over time.
  • Gained a deep understanding of the business context and how it affects all of the deliverables of the teams.
  • Partnered with product team members and stakeholders to set the roadmap across all the teams.
  • Driven the culture of learning, knowledge sharing and mentoring across the teams.

Responsibilities of the role

  • Work across multiple feature teams to build an architecture that meets current and future business requirements.
  • Setting development standards across the teams including performance and security considerations and agile practices. Making sure they are consistently met.
  • Fostering a culture of collaboration, learning and mentoring and ensuring a friendly work environment.
  • Setting standards for production reliability, managing problems and ensuring incidents are resolved as soon as possible. Working with the teams to reduce issues and improve reliability over time.
  • Working with stakeholders and product to set the roadmap across the teams including technical considerations and improvements.
  • Working with other teams across the business to ensure end to end thinking.

What you will need

The ideal candidate will be proactive and willing to develop and implement innovative solutions, capable of the following:

  • Demonstrable experience at solving complex problems across a whole system, taking into account performance, security, supportability, maintainability and the complexities of building distributed systems.
  • Demonstrably great communication skills, both written and verbal and the ability to influence and drive discussion and collaboration.
  • An operational mindset, demonstrable experience in relevant tooling and maintaining a production environment including debugging complex issues across a system.
  • A passion for building an effective team and fostering an environment that allows team members to learn, grow and flourish.
  • High standards to get the solution right and ensure it stays right by having relevant development and QA proceedures in place.

Tech Lead Java | £90,000 | London

If you're an experienced Java Tech Lead who likes the sound of this opportunity and you meet the criteria listed, please 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.