London,United Kingdom,United Kingdom

The role:
We’re looking to hire a Lead Developer to join the team as we invest heavily into new products and services within our digital platform. You will need to grow a highly effective development team to deliver our ambitious roadmap plans to realise our business goals. Working with the CTO you will deliver exciting new platforms and services that will increase our capabilities and create exceptional experiences for members and clients.

You will be accountable for:
The development plan and technical delivery of the product roadmap
The underlying architecture of the software
The output and quality of work being completed by the development team
Stability, security, performance and robustness of our software applications

Your responsibilities will include:
Leading dev and dev-ops, working with other in-house teams, to deliver what is needed to achieve our business goals
Growing and managing the capacity of the development team to deliver the product roadmap and business objectives
Managing the software development team and their performance
Understanding, communicating and delivering the principles of good software design and development
Planning / sizing the existing and new development initiatives and delivering them on time and to budget
Innovation in our technical delivery and product features
Identifying and adapting the technical infrastructure to adopt new and best practice technologies
Improving and optimizing the performance and security of existing systems
Being a hands-on developer delivering code, troubleshooting & code debugging

-At least 5 years’ experience in software programming
-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related subject
-Experience leading other software developers
-Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
-Technical project management skills
-Management of development teams with SCRUM, Kanban
-Languages / Frameworks – pref. Python (Django), PHP (Symfony)
-Sysadmin basics – linux, postgres, nginx – be able to support a small production website
-Salesforce integration experience a plus
-Pref small business or startup experience a plus
-Experience of machine learning and personalisation are desirable although not required [...]

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