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Development Team Lead (Java with Front End experience)

  • £110K
  • London

Development Team Lead (Java with Front End experience), Central London – Up to £110k DOE plus benefits

This fantastic tech agency is one of the fastest growing agencies on the planet, employing hundreds of professionals across technology, marketing, data, automation, and more. They’re now looking for a top-quality Development Team Lead to assist in taking this tech agency to new heights.

We’re looking for an experienced developer to work closely with the lead developer of a multi-discipline-spanning Java web application. This Development Team Lead will contribute to architectural decision making, develop code, and cultivate a team of junior developers that report to you. This Development Team Lead will have broad experience of the full development stack, with a specialisation in back-end development.

This Development Team Lead will:

• Be the technical lead for front-end and back-end resources
• Mentor and coach your team to develop their skills and to grow their capabilities to become a highly motivated and highly efficient cross-functional unit
• Collaborate with the lead application developer to architect the solutions that your team work on
• Collaborate with the wider team to analyse, design and ship new features
• Use Java J2EE and Google Cloud Platform technologies to build and deliver scalable applications

This Development Team Lead will have:

• Expert knowledge of the Java platform, JavaScript and MySQL
• Expert knowledge of Unix operating system fundamentals
• Comfortable writing shell scripts to automate tasks (Perl in particular)
• Good working knowledge of Apache Tomcat
• Good working knowledge of Ubuntu Server
• Good working knowledge of macOS (familiarity with macOS programming APIs and development languages would also be a big bonus)
• Develop effective solutions through sound knowledge and application of programming fundamentals, without being reliant on helper frameworks and high-level abstractions
• A good understanding of toolchains independent of any particular IDE
• Highly experienced building scalable enterprise level solutions
• Experience with Git based source control

This Development Team Lead will succeed by producing high quality and well thought through architectural designs for enterprise level solutions

This fast growing tech agency adopts a very employee centric approach, which is proven when you see the benefits they offer their employees. These benefits range from cycle to work scheme and online discounts to 25 days’ holiday and free eye care.