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  • Location: London, London
  • Rate: Up to 775.00
  • Start Date: 19/08/2019
  • Duration: 6 months



Our client, a leading technology company is looking for a hands on Engineering Lead who will lead and build a highly skilled team to use technologies such as Java, Clojure, Scala, Kotlin, API Gateways, to build platform components for their brand new platform. As an Engineering Lead, you will have hands on experience with Server Side languages and deep understanding of software engineering concepts such as microservice based architectures. Ideally you will also have knowledge of technologies such as kubernetes and kafka, and have proven experience managing and leading teams who use these technologies. You will have the proven ability to lease with the business, create business cases whilst maintaining a hands approach in the team that you build.

Skills required

  • Lead a brilliant development team and help them be best at what they do?

  • Have detailed knowlded of software engineering concepts

  • Have good technical knowledge of a range of Server Side languages

  • Be a natural leader and strong man manager

  • Ideally have proven knowledge of the big data ecosystem (Hadoop, Hive, Spark, AWS etc)?

  • Take complex business requirements and shape the delivery approach?

  • Good architectural experience

  • Provide technical guidance, support and coaching to experienced engineers?

  • Assist in the analysis and resolution of complex production support issues?

  • Enjoy working in and leading an agile team?

  • Keep your technology skills up to date through continual learning?


  • Lead and build a strong software delivery team

  • Develop skills and experience of team members and actively support career growth

  • Collaborate with Product Owner and partners across the business to ensure tight alignment of shared goals

  • Drive agile development methodologies every day

  • Strive to continuously improve processes and practices of your team

  • Ensure the team's output meets functional and quality requirements that will delight stakeholders

  • Manage complex and/or unique technology projects and initiatives within data space

  • Work together with other teams to deliver cross-group projects

  • Ensure features deployed have technical integrity and stability

  • Guide concept discussions, and proposed technology solutions, to meet business objectives

  • Work with multi-functional project teams on solution architecture options

  • Guide team to deliver secure, reliable, performant, and scalable solutions

  • Build relationships and sense of community with teams inside and outside the business