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Frontend Tech Lead

Frontend Tech Lead

Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £ 90000 per annum
Date Posted: 05/04/2022

 

TECH LEAD JOB ADVERT

Location: United Kingdom (remote-based)

Date posted: 5/4/2022

Salary: £90k + pension, private healthcare, remote working, paid holiday/sick leave

Are you a Tech Lead focused on the frontend using JavaScript/React? Our client urgently requires you to join! They are a well-established UK retail comparison business and you will be joining on a full-time permanent basis.

 

The role

As a Tech Lead, you will be responsible for overseeing the practicality of the tech as well as ensuring that the features, practice, and processes are delivered efficiently across the main B2C comparison platforms. With over 10 million customers using the product, scalability and quality are huge focuses which as a Tech Lead, youll be improving and maintaining in a hands-on working across the full SDLC.

The current environment is made up of: JavaScript/TypeScript, React, React Hooks, Redux, REST, GraphQL, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, CircleCI and Agile (SCRUM).

As a Tech Lead, you will be working closely with key business stakeholders such as Engineering Managers, fellow Tech Leads and Engineers in order to make informed, joint decisions. Teams will also cross over when it comes to architectural features. Constant checks will be carried out with the squads to ensure that the changes of architecture are managed effectively.

 

About you

Ideally you will already be an experienced engineer with the ability to lead a team or looking to move into this. Being highly knowledgeable in JavaScript, you should have good project experience using React however other frameworks such as VueJS or Angular2+ are adequate. Experience in modern CI/CD and cloud computing, ideally using AWS, is required for this role.

A key characteristic that the client is looking for is a Tech Lead who is a keen problem-solver, one who connects with customers to work on solutions and has an overall positive outlook on situations while being keen to learn and take part at all levels. Since you will be leading as a Tech Lead, your communication skills should be polished and you should generally work well in a team.

 

The company

The company believes strongly in support, collaboration and communicating freely within the team. They offer a great work life balance where you will not work any over-time, including weekends, and it’s normal to work a 34hr working week.

They encourage new ideas through regular internal hackathon/POC sessions amongst the teams and take an active approach in minimising any use of legacy tech. As a modern business they fully embrace diversity and inclusion and constantly instils an environment whereby diversity is ever-present.

 

Why you should apply

You will be a part of an amazing team where you can show off your skills and learn from others in the company. You will also have the freedom to work from home or work in their world-class office that has its own private park in Central London. You will play an essential part in our client’s long-term vision while constantly improving your own skills and experience.

 

What you should now

If you have experience in the above and keen to apply for this Tech Lead role, please send your CV through using the link below. Any questions, please contact Initi8 HQ. All interviews will be over digital platforms due to COVID-19 and the movement towards remote working.

 

 

 

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