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Lead Developer (80% hands on), £70-£85k + benefits

We are currently recruiting for a renowned FinTech company who are pioneers for introducing broker-neutral algorithmic trading systems that allow clients to control and customise their proprietary algorithms. They are looking for a hands-on lead developer to join one of their full stack teams who develop a greenfield trading analytics platform. You would lead a team of 4 extremely passionate and talented developers and often liase with the Development Manager and Product Owner on high-level technical decisions. In terms of stack you will use Java, Scala, Play, Akka, Spray and JavaScript.  They follow strict agile and TDD practices, do weekly sprints within a CI/CD environment.
They have a very social and collaborative culture, which includes a casual dress code, regular social events and committed care for innovation through technology. To be specific, they encourage their developers to spend 10-20% of their time to doing personal projects and contribute to OS projects.
They also provide good salaries and an extensive benefits package, which includes a generous performance-related bonus scheme, 25 days holiday, medical and dental insurance, private pension contribution.
Essential requirements:
  • Java 8 experience and an interest in using Scala and React.js (prior experience is not necessary)
  • Strong belief in code craftsmanship, TDD, SOLID principles
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Formal or informal lead/mentorship experience
  • Happy working in a non-corporate environment
If you like the sound of this role, we’d love to hear from you. You can send your CV to or call us on 020 7866 8155.

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