Front-end Technical Lead

Posted 20 September 2021
Salary£600 - £680 per day
LocationLondon
Job type Contract
DisciplineTechnology Recruitment
Reference20229
Contact NameHannah Lancaster

Job description

Front-end Technical Lead

Working with a leading Insurance company on an initial 3-6 month contract, inside IR35 and can be remote with 1 day per week in London, you will be responsible for providing technical leadership to define tech for their products focusing on their marketing function.

You will have experience of leading technical engineering teams and have experience with CMS's (Episerver etc.), JavaScript and other web technologies, SOLID principles, clean code, testing etc.

Role:
*A technical leader, who guides decisions across approaches to software engineering, testing, architecture technology choices, releases, deployment and operations.
*Passionate about building teams. Collaborative, empathetic and supportive management style, empowering your team to develop be autonomous and solve customers needs.
*Knowledgeable and experienced in agile working, ensuring and guiding effective collaboration in the team and continuous improvement in working practices
*Guide sessions on estimation, story refinement, ensuring that acceptance criteria are well defined and that the backlog is suitable for the technical team
*Participate and drive initiatives relating to people management including recruiting, onboarding, performance reviews, career advancement, training, etc.
*Drive technical initiatives to build clean, robust, maintainable, and performant systems.
*Active engagement in technical discussions during architecture meetings, code reviews, and design sessions promoting a culture of learning and continuous improvement.
*Develops a strong culture of Build, Run, Own ensuring the team collectively own codebases and understand choices
*Supporting the continuous delivery of working software to production by working to construct roadmaps appropriately, identify suitable releases, create appropriate definitions of done and ready for the team and helping manage dependencies

Required experience:
*Strong technical background in related discipline across technologies like JavaScript, HTML, CSS etc
*Experience with CMS
*Analytical, negotiation and organisational skills
*Experience owning and continuously improving production services
*Actively shares knowledge and participates in communities
*Gives and seeks feedback regularly
*Managing, recruiting, and developing engineering teams
*Technical acumen able to justify technology choices to technical and non-technical audiences