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Technical Lead (Front End)

Job reference: 003974

Closing date: 24/12/2021

Salary: competitive

Department: IT

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

We’re looking for an influential tech lead with experience in coaching and mentoring who thrives within a disruptive and fast-growing environment, hungry to learn and help the organisation evolve!

As Tech Lead here within N Brown you 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 Digital Technology. We’re looking for someone with complete technical proficiency in React development with extensive experience consuming and/or designing and building Microservices, within an Agile environment.

Your role as Front End Technical Lead:

  • Lead squad code development in an Agile delivery structure, influencing wider development standards
  • Work closely with all squad members including Product Manager, Developers and Testers to ensure best practice development
  • A key contributor in squad ceremonies
  • 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

What experience are we looking for?

  • Experience in developing high quality, scalable and efficient web apps at an enterprise scale, with a solid understanding of the full software development cycle.
  • Front end development including React, Javascript, node.js, Next using common design principles including SOLID
  • Though not essential, experience of Full Stack development is beneficial including Java, microservices, API gateways, Docker/Kubernetes, Spring Boot and containerisation.
  • Able to maintain the highest standard of code quality, unit tests, code coverage – SonarQube or similar
  • Experience working in or building a scalable DevOps environment. Able to proactively assist team with this transformation and change

What’s in it for you?

Working here you’ll explore everything the world of digital retail has to offer — asking questions, trying new things and chasing new opportunities. Combine this curiosity with the freedom to make your own decisions, take charge of projects and work flexibly, and you’ve got the perfect place to show your skills and learn new ones.

Our Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days holidays (plus bank holidays)
  • Hybrid Working
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Colleague Discounts
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to our Occupational Health Scheme


The closing date for this job has now passed.