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Lead Software Engineer

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Recruiter: Recruitment Genius
Listed on: 3rd November
Location: Edinburgh
Salary/Rate: £40,000 - £60,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 19/12/2020

This company is looking for enthusiastic developers to join its technical team. This growing business provides electronic proof of delivery, route optimisation & related services to industry leaders across a range of sectors. Their mobile app is linked to a rich web application which helps companies to cut costs, streamline operational processes & improve service. This company is quickly increasing its market share across the UK & beyond making it a really exciting time to join the team.

They are looking for enthusiastic lead software engineers to join the development team. Based in the west of Edinburgh, though currently running completely virtually, their cross-functional Agile teams work extensively with full-stack PHP Symfony applications & iOS/Android handheld solutions.

Purpose and Scope:

Lead Software Engineers work closely with product owners to ensure their team of engineers understand what they are doing and when. Including the planning of sprints, running SCRUM meetings, identifying/resolving blockers and providing technical mentoring. The role is a mixture of leadership and coding.

What you'll be doing

- Working with a team to deliver reliable & scalable solutions

- Managing the daily running of a team of engineers

- Working with account managers to prioritise and schedule work for your team

- Actively mentoring all team members in an enthusiastic manner

- Monitoring team velocity and identifying areas for improvement

- Delegating appropriate work to other team members in order to ensure continued productivity

- Unblocking team members by providing input or finding the appropriate resources for them

- Identifying possible security risks and reacting as required

- Coding as required

What they're looking for

- Experience mentoring other developers

- Drive to continuously improve both your technical and interpersonal skills

- Deep understanding of OO languages and best practices

- Experience writing appropriate tests

- Excellent communication skills

- Ability to take a project through its entire lifecycle

- A strong problem solver who knows when to help or seek help

Preferred

- Experience working in an agile environment

- Knowledge of secure development practices

- Deep & up to date understanding of PHP/Symfony

- Experience working with a front end framework such as Vue.js

- Strong relational database knowledge

- Experience using Docker

- Exposure to AWS services and using them in projects.

What you'll get

- Salary: £40,000-£60,000 depending on experience

- 30 days holiday a year

- Opportunity to buy 5 extra holiday days

- High spec workstation, multiple monitors & your choice of OS

- Currently working from home

- Office with strong transport links & free parking

- Training budget

- Flexible working hours

- Company social events

- Life assurance scheme which includes remote GP appointments, mental health support, physiotherapy and employee assistance

- Bike to work scheme

- Pension plan

Contact Name: Recruitment Genius Ltd
Reference: TJ/2023/00104098_1604406046
Job ID: 2867755



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