Technical Lead / Lead Developer

Technical Lead / Lead Developer

Job Title: Technical Lead / Lead Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £600 - £800 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LD1201_1610473080
Contact Name: Narcis Velcu
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 12, 2021 17:38

Job Description

Role: Lead Developer

Duration: 3 -4 months initially

Day Rate: £600 - £800

IR35: Inside

Location: Remote

Job description

This is both a technical and a management role. You'll probably have to manage and work with developers, either in house or those recruited through a service contract. You may help us recruit these specialists and ensure that we're building our capability and capacity to continually deliver and run good digital service.

Key responsibilities

As a lead developer, you will:

-Guide the ways in which the team works, working closely with a product manager and delivery manager
-Be involved in identifying appropriate technology and approaches, deciding when software should be written
-Provide technical leadership, coach and mentor your team
·-Build RESTful web services to serve a variety of citizen and government needs, taking responsibility for the quality of code you produce
-Implement toolkits and APIs for purposes such as integration, performance optimisation, security and scalability
-Build automated tests to support our continuous deployment environment
Lead on security and privacy issues for your service (or services), working with the Technical Design Authority to mitigate risks

Essential skills/criteria

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

- Modern technology, particularly Ruby, Python, Node JS

- References to TDD (test driven development), BDD (behaviour driven development), RESTful APIs,

- Agile, SCRUM

- Experience in government departments (preferable)

- Should be a people person and a leader, someone who can persuade

- Should be interested in user research, not just a developer

- Really looking for someone with an extensive background in development but interested in moving into a leadership role

If you are interested, please apply and I will be in touch.

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