Tech Lead (Mobile Apps) - London - Technojobs

Tech Lead (Mobile Apps)


IAG Loyalty

Listed on

9th July


Victoria, London

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We're going places at IAGL. Over the last 30 years, we've transformed from being a leader in travel rewards to being a leader in the?loyalty industry. We're proud to be part of the world's leading International Airline Group, powering some of the biggest loyalty programmes for BA, Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus with our global loyalty currency, Avios. ??? 

Our set up is pretty interesting....we have three successful, growing businesses under one roof; Loyalty, Ventures and Holidays. The operation of each business is slightly different - but the vision and passion our talented colleagues bring is the same: to help 40m+ customers see the world through rewarding experiences.? 

We're on a truly exciting journey of growth and transformation, which means we have a fantastic story to tell our colleagues and people outside of the organisation. This is where you come in.? 

As our Technical Lead for our Loyalty Apps, you'll play a key role in building, releasing and continuously improving our mobile apps for Aer Club, Vueling Club and British Airways Executive Club. You'll collaborate closely with Product Managers and Product Designers using your technical expertise to turn "what we need to do" into "how we need to do it", and lead of team of Engineers to bring those ideas to life.

However, this is not a pure people-management position. You'll enjoy getting involved and being hands-on using modern tools and technologies such as React Native, React and .net , AWS, Terraform, Typescipt and Redux,  

Equally, you're always on the lookout for the right tools to improve developer experience and help us move faster. 

It's an ideal opportunity if you're a senior/lead engineer with some management experience, looking for the next step in your career to add a strategic element to what you do. We're at a pivotal point with the Reward App having moved to React Native and completing a full redesign. Your role will shape the App to become a platform that other product teams can develop into, to deliver quicker change and value to customers. 


Here are a few ways you'll be adding value in this role:

You'll share your knowledge with other Software Engineers to contribute to a culture of collaboration and continuous learning

You'll help to define and shape the architecture and frameworks used in our front-end and back end applications  

You'll work as part of a delivery team as a hands-on contributor. Designing, implementing and testing of cutting-edge software components for product and client requirements 

You'll team up with our Dev Ops Engineers to ensure our infrastructure needs are met and your code can be supported and monitored in production 

You'll review code written by other members of the team, providing technical coaching and mentorship to teammates. 


You'll be ideal for this role if:

You have the ability to innovate and develop software solutions; and the ability to understand product and clients' needs and define suitable solutions to meets their requirements 

You have in-depth experience of some of the following tools and technologies:

  • React native, React, .net Core, node.js, Typescript (or Javascript), Redux, Terraform, Docker, GraphQL, REST, AWS 

You have a genuine interest in software development, with a strong willingness to learn and to remain up to date with new development techniques rather than assuming that the tools and techniques you know are the best ones for the job. 

You have experience with microservices, designing, building and maintaining APIs and domain driven design as well as integrating with external APIs 

You've worked in an agile/scrum environment, continuously deploying code day-after-day and week-after-week 

You're comfortable engaging with non-technical stakeholders, explaining what you're doing and why in a simple, understandable manner. 

You take pride in your code, looking for simple, elegant solutions to complex problems, following the principles of software engineering. 

You're used to using version control software and have experience of implementing automated testing, continuous integration, and continuous release processes 


What we can offer you:

  • Annual Bonus (dependent on Company & Individual Performance)
  • Company Pension
  • Private Health Care
  • Travel Insurance
  • Exciting global travel industry discounts including flights with hotels, rail, cruises & tour operators also available through travel providers
  • Unlimited standby and premium standby fares for you and your nominees on the full BA network and numerous other partner airlines
  • Discounts on BA flights and holidays from day one for you, your friends and family
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle scheme
  • 4 weeks abroad working (in Europe) allowed
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 2 days charity leave and a day off on your birthday
  • New Joiner Avios/Birthday Avios/Thank you Avios

This role will be based out of our London Victoria office. We have a flexible working policy where a blended approach is encouraged, with the focus on being in the correct location for the work that needs to be undertaken. This will involve a mix of office and home working

Our vision ‘to create the world's most rewarding experiences' applies not just to our customers, but for our colleagues, too. We're committed to building a rewarding work experience, where colleagues see diverse representation, are invited to share their perspectives and encouraged to be themselves.

We embrace diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, and disability. We believe that a Club that is rich in diverse perspectives not only makes a great place to work, but it fuels our ability to solve complex problems, drive innovation, and better serve our customers and communities.

We take belonging seriously and actively encourage a culture where everyone at IAG Loyalty feels welcomed and valued for bringing their unique thoughts, perspectives and life experiences to our workplace. We're a place where all kinds of talent can thrive and flourish and we want to ensure it stays that way.

Contact Name: Marlon Franklin

Reference: TJ/7273/TLMA

Job ID: 3330511

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