Technical Lead

  • Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
  • Market related

Technical Lead – Manchester City Centre

Our client a market leader is currently recruiting a Technical Lead to join a growing office in Manchester.

You will lead an agile squad of engineers using a mixture of Lean & Scrum.

You will be hands-on and at the top of your game in either Python or Java (or both)

We are looking for people who will make a difference from day one.

Key Responsibilities:

•             Responsible for maintaining and evolving our different products

•             Contributing to key design decisions in collaboration with our Product Owners

•             Designing and developing the platform according to our strategic goals

•             Enabling innovation with new and interesting ideas for our products, services and processes

•             Technically leading a team of developers, coaching and mentoring them as required

•             Managing and resolving technical impediments and conflicts within the team

•             Contributing to enabler squads as required

Must Have Skills:

•             Excellent skills in either Python (Django), Java or both

•             Relational databases ( Postgress, AWS RDS )

•             CI/CD processes and tooling

•             Practical experience of unit/integration testing using TDD, BDD and test automation

•             Experience delivering large-scale, data-driven web applications

•             SOA, Microservices environment

•             Working in Agile teams using scrum / Kanban and variants there of

•             Confident, self-aware and collaborative approach to leading a team

Nice to Have Skills:

•             AWS and SaaS systems

•             DevOps experience within high availability, high scale environments

•             NoSQL Databases (Casandra)

•             Virtualization / container (Docker) environments

•             Test automation  (Selenium, Cucumber, Behave, Lettuce)