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Lead Full Stack Developer

Job Title: Lead Full Stack Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
Industry:
IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: VR/063941_1607942042
Contact Name: John Austin
Contact Email: j.austin@henrynicholas.co.uk
Job Published: December 14, 2020 10:34

Job Description

My client is a leading Industrial IoT business delivering solutions to various markets. They are now at a point of significant growth and are looking for a Lead Developer to introduce the most current technology management and methodology into its operations and extend its technology to new sectors and industries.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Lead Full Stack Developer to join an organisation going through exponential growth. My client is looking for someone who will relish the opportunity to become a Director in 2-3 years.

The successful Lead Developer will be responsible for working to ensure technology is developed in line with the company vision and strategy. This will include architecture design, hands-on development, implementing and leading development of existing architecture and to evolve the V2 architecture for the future:

  • Hands-on writing code, documenting and developing new patterns.
  • Mentoring and leading other Developers and Engineers.
  • Features delivered end-to-end, ensuring the backend code is robust, the test coverage is thorough, and the frontend experience is rich and enjoyable for all users.
  • Care about code quality, architecture decisions and enjoy collaborating to deliver outstanding solutions.
  • Support customers and internal operations where needed.

Technical skill required

  • Agile and SCRUM Development methodology and discipline.
  • Experience with web development.
  • Proficient full-stack developer using PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Linux (Centos), MySQL.
  • Testing strategies. You must have a strong working knowledge and experience of continuous integration and testing frameworks with a pyramid approach (unit testing, integration testing, acceptance testing, etc.).
  • Architectural design and design patterns. You should have experience leading architectural decisions for web applications and be well versed and a strong advocate of design patterns, where applicable.
  • Knowledge of real-time, event-driven protocols such as MQTT, AMQP, WebSockets, HTTP(s) etc.
  • Experience delivering developer-focussed APIs, including API design, documentation and scaling.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with infrastructure, e.g. AWS and distributed systems are beneficial.
  • Experience with other languages e.g. Node.js, Perl, Python, Bash etc.

The Company

As a company my client is committed to a future as a technology and services innovator. They work in a company of inclusive people who treat each other well. My client is building a company with a diverse set of people who value:

  • Ownership and impact of work. You have some autonomy and ownership over your work with a visible impact externally on products that can be used across multiple services.
  • Work is varied and challenging as you will be solving problems that push the limits of what's possible with today's technology in various industries.
  • Being part of cutting-edge technological development.

My client has a culture that values employee freedom and responsibility.

What you'll get in return

  • £50,000 - £60,000 salary DOE
  • Share option
  • Pension
  • Flexible working
  • Career path to Directorship
  • Generous holiday