|Recruiter:||Save the Children|
|Listed on:||21st September|
|Salary/Rate:||£54,000 - £60,000|
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The job of a Save the Children's UK Digital Technical Lead is busy and impactful.
If the answers to these questions are yes, we would love to hear from you!
Save the Children UK believes every child deserves a future. In the UK and around the world, we work every day to give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. When crisis strikes, and children are most vulnerable, we are always among the first to respond and the last to leave. We ensure children's unique needs are met and their voices are heard. We deliver lasting results for millions of children, including those hardest to reach.
Reporting to the Head of Service Delivery & Operations, the Digital Technical Lead will be responsible for leading on our digital platforms and ensuring they are architected, configured and developed in line with recognised best practices.
The Digital Technical Lead is a key senior role within the organisation and will work in our Engineering department as part of our Technology team.
Key duties will include leading and developing a small team of front and back end developers, proactively working with the product manager and agile coach to deliver upcoming features and tasks from the backlog and acting as a peer reviewer.
The Digital Technical Lead will also play an active role in reviewing our existing digital platform and feeding into any potential re-platforming or otherwise substantial changes to our setup.
As a rights-based organisation, we are committed to anti-racism and actively opposed systemic oppression of any form. The role holder will also support our commitment to celebrate diversity, challenge inequality, and build an inclusive environment for every one of our employees so we can better represent the children we protect.
The Digital Technical Lead's key duties will be to:
Essential Technical Skills Required
Solid experience in required technologies and concepts including:
Save the Children UK is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work both external and internal. We strive to be an inclusive employer and particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups such as returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people who are LGBT+, from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, with a disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, from different nations and regions, and from less advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds.