Lead Software Engineer

Posted 1 week ago

Lead Software Engineer

Up to  £75K

My client who are listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 companies to work for, are recruiting for a Lead Software Engineer. This comes at an exciting time as they are going through a large digital transformation. My client offer flexible working/working from home and the option to condense working hours. This role will pay a competitive salary, bonus and pension!

As a lead software engineer you should have the following skills:
• Frontend – React / JavaScript
• Backend – Node.js / Typescript, MongoDB/NOSQL
• Supporting technology skills – Gitlab, AWS, Azure, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes
• Experience developing microservices on scalable cloud infrastructures such as AWS/Azure
• Leadership skills with demonstrable experience in mentoring and leading agile development teams.
• Experience developing code for highly available business critical software.
• Demonstrable experience of agile working practices, Continuous integration, GIT flow, modern development patterns and practices.
• Previous experiences as a Senior/Lead software engineer

As a lead software engineer you will;
• Work within a multi-disciplinary engineering team to develop and implement products by applying a knowledge of design principles, procedures and practices.
• Lead architecture, design, coding, quality and security reviews.
• Contributes to (and leads, where appropriate) the relevant scrum events; sprint planning / user story estimation, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews / demos and retrospectives
• Take ownership to overcome technical problems and live incidents.
• Coach the team to follow excellent coding practices and quality standards and provide training and mentoring to the squad.
• Ensure best practice testing strategies and principles are followed wherever possible
• Invests in learning about the wider business, developing their knowledge of insurance as a business domain.
• Continue to develop your own skills and an awareness of new tools, processes and technical developments relevant to your areas of expertise

If you are interested in the Lead Software Engineer please apply and Sophie will give you a call to discuss further.

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Job CategoryEngineer, Lead

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