Tech Lead Developer

Location Exeter
Discipline: IT and Technical
Job type: Permanent: Full Time
Salary: Up to £50k + company benefits
Contact name: Sky Randall

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Job ref: VR/03643
Published: 10 months ago

​An innovative technology company are looking to recruit a Tech Lead Developer who will be responsible for the technical decisions across two development teams (Front End and Back End). You will propose tools, frameworks and ensure overall development best practice, understanding and driving the technology. The company work with some big, well-respected brands and you’ll play a key part in helping to deliver new features and applications for a number of exciting projects.

You’ll have a strong track record of working in a fast-paced, Agile environment using modern techniques, methodologies and frameworks. The company’s current technical stack includes:

  • Amazon Web Services

  • PHP, Python, C, NodeJS and Go

  • MySQL

  • Redis


  • RESTful API and web services using JSON

  • Git / Selenium / Jenkins

  • Centos, RedHat and Amazon Linux

Experience we’re looking for:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a professional core systems developer role, ideally with experience in a 'Lead' role or similar (you won't have any direct reports in this role, it's about leading on technology)

  • Strong commercial experience working with LEMP Stack

  • Experience developing applications that are hosted on AWS

  • Previous experience with relational databases, version control tools and developing web services using REST or SOAP

  • Integrating third party APIs

  • Linux server administration, deployment and experience

  • Up to date knowledge of user-centred design and best practices

  • Someone who takes pride in their own output and of the wider team

You’ll be joining a collaborative and friendly team and the company offer a good benefits package including a healthcare plan, gym membership and a company profit scheme.

Please note: Due to Covid-19, the company are currently working from home and this will continue for the foreseeable future. The company are looking into implementing a longer-term working from home scheme which is under review.

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