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Technical Lead

Diverse Talent Careers

Position Purpose

Are you capable of inspiring and mentoring developers with the same fervour you bring to coding?
Our Digital team is currently seeking an exceptional Senior Technical Lead, with a full-stack focus that includes JavaScript and TypeScript.

As a Technical Lead, you will play a pivotal role in leading Agile software development teams to deliver outstanding technical solutions for our clients. Your responsibilities will extend to guiding project directions with your ability to make practical design choices, ensuring they add substantial value to our clients while adhering to best practices. Your architectural expertise and dedication to a robust path to production, as well as your commitment to fostering a DevOps culture, will be critical aspects of your role.

You will report to the Technical Director and enjoy the opportunity to:

  • Lead development teams or work across multiple teams, providing centralized expertise for large-scale projects.
  • Lead by example, applying Agile and DevOps principles effectively.
  • Maintain a pragmatic, product-focused approach to ensure our work consistently meets our clients' needs.
  • Work across a variety of technologies, including JavaScript and TypeScript, and possess a comprehensive understanding of common patterns across the full stack of applications.
  • Take pride in the growth and development of your team members.

Please note that we are continuously seeking outstanding candidates to fill this role at the senior level, and it's advertised year-round. Our recruiting team will evaluate your suitability for the position based on the specific needs at the time.

Flexible working - We are guided by our client work and needs; however, you have autonomy to manage your time and diary to suit your work/life balance.

  • Experience in software development with a focus on full-stack technologies, including JavaScript and TypeScript.
  • Extensive knowledge of the entire software development lifecycle.
  • Proficiency in developing cloud-native applications on platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • Expertise in defining testing strategies and implementing test automation, with a preference for TDD or BDD.
  • Experience in implementing CI/CD practices, including version control with Git, branching strategies, automated testing, and deployment pipelines.
  • Extensive experience working within Agile teams using Scrum or Kanban methodologies.
  • A strong commitment to delivering technology-enabled products that provide significant value to our clients.
  • Exceptional communication skills and a collaborative team player who values building strong relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Comfortable with multiple programming languages, including JavaScript and TypeScript, and willing to dive into coding when necessary.
  • A solid understanding of the services offered by major public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP) and a track record of building enterprise-grade applications on one of these platforms.

If you are passionate about leading and guiding teams to deliver exceptional technical solutions, including JavaScript and TypeScript in a senior leadership role, and possess the required expertise, we encourage you to apply. We know the skill-gap and ‘somewhat need to tick every box’ can get in the way of meeting brilliant candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply – we’d love to hear from you.

We recruit, retain, reward and develop our people based solely on their abilities and contributions and without reference to their age, background, disability, genetic information, parental or family status, religion or belief, race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), political belief veteran status, or other by any other range of human difference brought about by identity and experience.

We are on a journey towards ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels and that our firm is representative of the world around us. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

Adjustments or accommodations
 - Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.

IMPORTANT: Please note that security clearance is required for this role. In order to be eligible, you must not have been outside the UK at any time for longer than 28 days over the past 5 years (i.e. since October 2018). 

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