Lead Software Engineer


Lead Software Engineer

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    Software Development

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    £50000 - £60000 per annum

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    Lee Bowles

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  • Job Published:

    4 months ago

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Lead Software Engineer- Permanent- UK Based (Remote)
I am currently working with a fast-growing global ecommerce organisation who are on the lookout for an experienced Lead Software Engineer to join their team in UK for a permanent opportunity.
The role itself will be fully remote working but you may have to travel to their Nottingham office once or twice a month for team meetings so you will have to be UK based!

The role:
The role presents an excellent opportunity for candidates to hold a senior position in an agile team of highly skilled developers working to advance their feature-rich products using the latest technologies and methodologies.

They have a range of systems including their main website, mobile app, administration system, APIs, Partner portals and embedded systems - used in third party websites (desktop and mobile). They are constantly developing all these systems and more to add new features, handle increasing scale, improve usability, and support new platforms.

As a Lead Engineer, you will lead and manage a team of engineers whilst contributing technically to projects. You will be working closely with Engineering Managers, Product Teams and UI/UX Designers to enrich their flagship platform.

Day to day responsibilities will include:
*Being the domain expert for the relevant technologies
*Overseeing the delivery of tickets into Production
*Ensuring that testing and QA has taken place
*Mentoring team members
*Ensure that technical debt is paid off (planned against product work)
*Assisting the "Head of" with debugging the team
*Unblocking the team to help smooth delivery of software
*Designing solutions which are the right fit for the problem statement
*Involving the team in solutions design
*Checking-in regularly with team members to ensure they are delivering MVP
*Supporting the "Head of" in the delivery of the Product vision to the team

Required Skills/Experience
*An ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical people
*Great communication skills
*A track record of previously coaching teams
*An ability to voice your opinion regarding technical problems
*Previous leadership and managerial experience or a desire to develop in this area
*Relevant experience as a Senior Engineer or Architect
*Excellent skills in C#, Asp.net
*Experience of test-driven development and a good understanding of other forms of testing software (end to end, canary testing, deployment strategies).
*Some exposure to componentized front-end frameworks (e.g. Vue, React)
*Excellent skills in Javascript, CSS/LESS
*Strong understanding of Web technologies, UI/UX, SAAS practices
*Solid understanding of AWS services
*Experience managing and deploying containerized applications and serverless functions
*Automation and CI / CD experience