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Senior Software Engineer/Developer - Team Lead

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer/Developer - Team Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: A.S.A.P
REF: AC/770122_1643468090
Contact Name: Amanda Cager
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

If you are a talented Senior Software Engineer/Developer with a real passion for enhancing your technical skills and interested in leading a small team of developers within a progressive environment, then this a great opportunity not to be missed.

This role offers a great blend of being involved with both technical and team leading working for a high profile global Broadcasting/TV company that offers great career development and training opportunities. Offering regular training and development opportunities, as well as '10% time' - allowing dedicated time for self-improvement, learning and innovation.

Offers a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more. A hybrid way of working between remote and being office based.

You will work as part of a team across a portfolio of television services, UK-wide radio networks and a leading digital service in over 40 languages. This role offers the opportunity to work across a large scale environment compared to other industries.

What the role be doing

  • You will be a Software Engineering Team Lead who will take a lead in the design and implementation of software applications, ensure on time delivery of robust, industry leading solutions.
  • You'll lead a multidisciplinary team, providing technical direction for the products that you are responsible for - ensuring quality standards are maintained and best practice is employed.
  • You'll love learning new technologies and be able to grow the technical capabilities of the team by example through evolving and promoting leading practices for software development.
  • You're able to work with the leadership team for the product you represent - helping shaping the backlog to ensure we're delivering on time and to a high quality.

About you

  • You'll have a strong background in software development and knowledge of design principles and patterns and ideally experience in mentoring or leading small teams.
  • Experience of any of the following technologies such as Node, JavaScript, Scala, .Net , Java, C++, C#, Python, Android or IOS.
  • Cloud platform experience, we can consider experience with AWS, Azure or Google Cloud etc. This is an AWS environment but full training will be provided to cross skill if you haven't currently worked with this cloud platform.
  • Experience writing and documenting maintainable software within collaborative environments.
  • Competence in Test Driven Development.
  • Ability to rapidly acquire new software skills and to work with new technologies.
  • Experience releasing software to production including load testing and threat modelling.

For more information please contact Amanda Cager - - 07796 302988.

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