Job details

Technical Lead (React)

Job reference: 003332

Closing date: 24/11/2020

Salary: up to £70,000 per annum

Department: IT

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

We are looking to recruit a Front End Tech Lead here at N Brown who will provide end-to-end Senior Technical Leadership to the relevant squad(s) whilst contributing to the strategy and build of the wider Engineering practice in BIT. You will be an experienced Technical Lead with complete technical proficiency in React/JavaScript development with extensive experience consuming and utilising Microservices within a feature squad


We are looking for someone passionate about creating a future-fit, engineering practice and growing our technology and people capability accordingly. You will be an influential team leader with experience in coaching and mentoring both around technical and behavioural skills and able to thrive in a disruptive and fast-growing environment, hungry to learn and help the organisation evolve 


Core Activities as Front End Tech Lead:  

  • Lead squad code development in an Agile delivery structure, influencing wider development standards 
  • Work closely with all squad members including Product OwnerScrum Master, developers and testers to ensure best practice development 
  • Lead Agile ceremonies  two-week sprint planningshow and tells, retrospectives and delivery, contributing to optimizing the squad’s way of working  
  • Owner of code quality and tech debt including ensuring all code written is of high quality, performant, maintainable and all processes are automated and repeatable. 
  • Continuous Integration using Jenkins and/or Gitlab including the Release Pipeline and quality process 
  • Work with the wider Engineering leadership team to transform squads into a DevOps model  
  • Proactively resolve technical issues within the squad and other squads whilst looking for continuous improvement opportunities from an operational process perspective  
  • Liaise with guild of other squad Tech Leads to ensure a standardized vision and approach to engineering across all squads within BIT  
  • Line manage squad developers, coach in best practices 


What are we looking for in our Front End Tech Lead: 

  • Experience in developing high quality, scalable and efficient web apps at an enterprise scale, with a solid understanding of the full software development cycle 
  • Full stack web development including JavaScript/TypeScriptReact, Node, Next/Express applying common design principles and development techniques 
  • Though not essential, experience of cloud-based SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) is beneficial including Java 11, python3, Spring Boot/vert.xcontainerisation and a code-first DevOps approach 
  • Able to maintain the highest standard of code quality, unit tests, code coverage – SonarQube or similar 
  • Experience in working in an Agile environment with continuous delivery. Understand how the squad-model operates  
  • Experience working in or building a scalable cloud-based DevOps environment. Able to proactively assist team with this transformation and change 
  • Excellent communicator with ability to articulate complex and technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences 


The closing date for this job has now passed.