IT Internet and Technology
RecruitGibraltar are currently recruiting for a Tech Lead to join a household name in the Online Gaming Sector based in Leeds, who have an excellent reputation in their field of expertise. They are a forward thinking Company and seek employees who have the same drive and motivation in their chosen career. Their desire to retain their market leading position means that all aspects of their business model are managed with a view to being the best and providing an outstanding working environment for their staff in all their locations.
They have created the kind of workplace that wins awards such as a place on the prestigious list of Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. So grab a cup of “posh” coffee and catch up with your team before the daily standup. Then get your head into the zone, working closely alongside the other members of your team. When you need a break you can go to one of our break out areas or even have a game of table tennis.
What will you do as a Tech Lead?
Be the hands-on technical authority for your team;
Advocate and drive best practices and technical improvements in the team;
Encourage team “champions” for different areas of expertise like performance testing and others;
Coach other team members from a technical perspective, increasing their expertise;
Be a champion for technical ownership and operational readiness within the team;
Work with the Engineering Manager to recruit the best engineers for your team;
Engage with product teams on forward planning and drive team focus on delivery goals and value;
Lead by example on transparent communication, ensuring that business expectations are always set realistically;
Champion, maintain and uphold the SDLC, and drive improvements to working practices;
Lead on inceptions and elaboration of work;
Contribute to technical designs, roadmap planning, defining and documenting software architecture for your services.
What do you know that makes you a great Tech Lead?
Our engineers work closely with colleagues in all positions, so a high level of interpersonal skill is important to us.
We are not building a monolithic Enterprise app - think micro-services and a lean approach with quick running tests and deployment. This should be something you are passionate about, too.
You will need to demonstrate good levels of skill in some of the following: React, PHP, Node, Chef; and be comfortable with techniques such as message queues, data stores and know what makes a good RESTful API, as examples.
Data features heavily and you should appreciate there are many storage patterns, knowing the strengths and weaknesses when compared to traditional relational databases.
We expect candidates to be comfortable working in a Linux environment.
We value previous experience developing for high-demand & high-availability environments.
Salary circa £60k based on experience with bonus plus an excellent package covering everything you can think of.