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Lead Developer - ecommerce

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First 4 Personnel (& Temp) Ltd


£40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+benefits

Having spent the last few years as a Developer you've recently stepped up into managing a team. You've been working with Google Cloud, as well as having the usual web technologies: HTML, CSS, XML, JSON and some scripting skills Bash or Perl. You want to work in a dynamic, expanding on-line business which has funky relaxed offices, a place where you can make your own decisions, create better work-flows and evolve your capabilities.

What will you be doing?

  • Manage and mentor a team of 8 developers
  • Manage various projects including a project to move from a Microsoft technology stack to mixed stack including Google Cloud technology
  • Build new functionality for B2B & B2C platforms in SCRUM Agile
  • Lead design and code reviews and enforce coding standards
  • Identify and address performance issues in the software on the live site, debugging issues in real-time.
  • Manage live releases during short downtime windows.

What do you need for this opportunity?

  • Previous experience of leading and managing developers
  • Good knowledge of large-scale website architectures and technology stacks
  • Database design skills, preferably MSSQL or Google BigQuery
  • 5+ years of experience building web applications
  • Ideally you will have experience within an ecommerce or online retail environment.
  • Performance tuning skills, including refactoring, code profiling and monitoring.
  • Experience of working in an agile environment, SCRUM training a plus!
  • Some scripting skills: Bash, Perl,
  • Experience with more than one of Python, JavaScript, Java, MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, ASP, .NET
  • Website development skills HTML, HTML5 and CSS
  • Web technologies and internet protocols (XML, JSON, REST, HTTP, TCP/IP)
  • Release management and configuration management experience.
  • Google Cloud experience
  • Demonstrable talent coding
  • Excellent Windows or Unix/Linux skills.
  • Experience with modern microservice and/or web application development techniques and frameworks.

What's on offer?

  • Apart from working in an evolving environment with a great team, where your opinions are valued and you can make decisions easily to improve the work flow, there's also:
  • Salary of up to £45,000 + 12.5% annual bonus
  • Funky office environment with casual dress, including free breakfast, table tennis lunchtime games and open drinks fridge on a Friday!
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday + BH
  • Healthcare, Dental, eye care
  • Perk Box - discounts to cinema, gourmet card, car/phone insurance and much more.
  • Cycle to work, childcare voucher scheme
  • Wellness Wednesdays & Sports Teams
  • Quarterly social events, summer party, christmas party + loads more!