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18th Mar

Lead Developer

— Brilliant leaders, popular tech.

  • Lead the development of a very talented cross-functional, agile team.
  • Work with React, Redux, Node, AWS, Git, Grunt, Webpack, ES6, TDD/BDD.
  • Awesome working space, remote friendly, free lunches on Wednesday.

An intuitive software solutions provider has been extremely successful in recent years earning 2 million users for just one of their products with customers in 160+ countries. With a new owner and inspiring CEO on a global shift they are hiring for a talented Lead Developer to take on the Bristols expanding engineering team.

What skills you'll be needing

  • You will have led any number of developers whilst remaining hands-on.
  • Profound JavaScript and full-stack development skills.
  • Expert with the latest (widely supported) HTML5 & CSS3 APIs.
  • You will have worked with cloud providers, ideally AWS.
  • Frequent user of modern frameworks such as React (Redux will be a bonus).
  • You will have experience with build/version control tools (Git, Grunt, Webpack).
  • A history using version control services like Github, Bitbucket, GitLab.
  • Analytically minded and introspective, constantly looking to evolve your skill-set.
  • An understanding of agile principles.
  • Back-end JavaScript skills would be heavily desirable - Node/Express.
  • TDD/BDD would be very useful to have.
  • Some Reactive Native would be a bonus.
  • A passion for IT, cross functional programming, agile methods, modern technologies and you must have a keen interest in implementing the best tech into the team.
  • You must be a good mentor to other developers.

What you'll be doing

You will be joining a small development team with a little hierarchical structure and a range of experiences. Your experience and views will be an important part of the decision making process. They work in an agile fashion with product based teams, you will gather the right data and make the best decisions for their users. You will lead the development across front-end and back-end Javascript web applications. It is expected that you collaborate with the product and UX team to create user stories from epics, work with developers to improve their skills and knowledge about new technologies and best practice, run stand-ups and create and stimulating environment. With your history working with modern and popular tech you will implement new features to their existing web apps, your code will be readable, maintainable and testable. You will be validating new features with data-driven analytics and see your features through from inception to production and own it. Working closely with more junior members of the team you will carry out code reviews, communicate well, be a respected mentor introducing best practices and a dynamic team.

What you'll get in return for your talents

You will be joining a very successful entrepreneurial company with brilliant leaders and inspiring team members working on great products that customers love. As well as a salary in-line with your experience you will get (generous) 29 days holiday + bank holidays, flexible working hours, 1-2 days remote working every week, you'll be in an awesome space in a hub of innovation, free lunches on Wednesday, amazing technology and training and the opportunity to grow your own team.

What's next

If you want to know more or apply for this one then get in touch with George - [email protected]; 01179269530.

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George Cumberlidge

George Cumberlidge

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