Senior-Lead Software Engineer

Competitive | Manchester | Permanent

IQ Talent Solutions

Posted 27 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

The role

We are recruiting on behalf of a UK based Successful Travel Retailer. They are looking for a Software Engineering Lead to join and support them in growing their team. The team are building out a service to expose personalisation capabilities internally via an API. This will allow us to personalise every touch point with the customer from the homepage of the website to marketing emails. We're utilising the latest technologies and looking to adopt modern programming languages (Python, Javascript/Typescript). You'd be working closely with our data scientists and data engineers. The team is working with large volumes of data and productionising machine learning models, so experience in this area is desirable.

Key tech: Python, JavaScript and TypeScript

In the role of Software Engineering Lead, you will take an active role in leading the growth of our engineers abilities and ensuring technical delivery.

You'll be a great fit if:

● You're passionate about developing people and helping them grow

● You are a hands-on engineer and love technology

● You are a software craftsperson and strongly believe in producing high quality, resilient services.

● You are a natural servant-leader and able to lead from the front

● You are nimble and able to adapt to new challenges quickly

● You are passionate about working in an Agile environment

● You are a polyglot thinker.

● You believe in test-driven development

● You are proactive in seeking out and evaluating emerging technologies that can add value to the platform.

What we expect from you

● Experience in leading agile development teams

● Experience in recruiting and onboarding new team members

● Demonstrable experience in technical delivery and agile practices

● Experience in object-oriented software development, with excellent problem solving skills.

● Experience in cloud technologies

(Head Office based in Manchester - however after a successful switch to remote working due to the covid crisis, flexible remote working opportunities are available)

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.