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Lead Engineer (Ref: 2890) – Mid / Senior / Lead – £50-80k + Equity

Essentials

  • Job Title
  • Lead Engineer
  • Location
  • London (Zone 1)
  • Salary
  • £50-80k + Equity
  • Type
  • Permanent
  • Work From Home
  • Part

Technology Used

Primary

  • Java8
  • APi Integration
  • Rest Webservices
  • DevOps approach / IaC
  • CI/CD

Secondary

  • Microservices / Docker / Kubernetes
  • Android / iOS
  • Functional Programming
  • AWS
  • Payment integration

Methodology

  • Agile / Scrum
  • Continuous Integration
  • TDD / Best Practices
  • Continuous Delivery

Requirements

Must Have

  • Proficiency with Java8 and OO programming
  • Interest in mobile development
  • RESTful webservices
  • TDD, Test automation, CD
  • 3rd party APi integration

Nice-To-Have

  • Microservices
  • BSc or above in Computer Science
  • Cloud based Web services
  • Experience working within a startup or small team
  • Project / Team Lead Exp

PROJECT CHALLENGES

They’re looking to hire the most senior technical member of the team, ideally someone that has had some project lead or technical leadership experience and is looking for some good autonomy and interesting greenfield development work . The main responsibility will be leading the development, architecture, testing and deployment of a large scale social platform. This will require encouraging liaison between the wider business, championing best practices (TDD, Pairing, clean coding methods), selecting the appropriate technology stack, prioritising technical work whilst also carry out hands on software development likely in Java8, although you will have the freedom to recommend and use your own stack to solve the problem in hand.

COMPANY CULTURE

A start-up providing a platform connecting you to people nearby who share your interests and want to meet up. It’s a social mobile platform native to Android and IOS that focus’ on Social Discovery. It allows its users too find like- minded people near them to chat and meet up. Having already launched in London they’re looking to disrupt the market for social discovery allowing millions of people to meet up for a variety of purposeful activities.

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