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Lead Software Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Job functions:

    Mid-Level, Technical Lead, React, Software Developer / Software Engineer

  • Salary:

    £105000 - £115000 per annum


This is a great opportunity for someone to support with the setting up of a growing tech team for one of the most loved brands in the UK.

This role has been created to keep the knowledge in house and to eventually move away from 3rd party development teams and you will be at the heart of it. You will be directly involved in building the team out around you, getting involved in strategy and supporting with the vision and direction for the software engineering team.

You will have 3 main responsibilities which break down in the following way;


  • Lead software engineering teams and other stakeholders to set goals for improving code quality, maintainability, security, and scalability.

  • Apply best practices and modern software development methods and tools.

  • Work with the Global Information Security Officer to ensure software is effectively secured and that risks are mitigated.

  • Implement and manage software development status reporting, metrics, and benchmarks.

Leadership and Strategy

  • Lead the software engineering organisation to successful delivery of business outcomes.

  • Provide leadership, vision, and direction for the software engineering team.

  • Work with product management leadership to design, manage, and/or execute product roadmaps.

  • Support and facilitate innovative and experimental software development work to test new ideas, within bounded cost and time frames.

Talent Management

  • Build a culture that supports learning, collaboration, transparency, and inclusiveness.

  • Manage software engineering talent, playing a key role in performance management and compensation processes, role and competency definition, and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

  • Manage employee engagement and promote a compelling employee value proposition to retain software engineering staff.

Skills and Technology

You are not expected to have experience working across all the below technologies however the more experience you have the better.

Tech Stack:

  • Mixture of JavaScript (and TypeScript) and Kotlin applications

  • Use of an ecosystem of SaaS vendors across the customer journeys

  • Use of React, NextJS frameworks for front end

  • API Gateways and ESB

  • Event driven and microservices architecture

​Software Engineers | Global Investment | London

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Job functions:

    Front End Developer / Front End Engineer, Javascript Developer / Javascript Engineer, React, Software Developer / Software Engineer

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £140000 per annum + + bonus & benefits

  • Industry sector: Investment management


A rapidly growing global investment management firm are currently looking to hire several Mid Level to Principal level Front End Engineer to join their Engineering team.

We have a full-time Senior Front End opportunity available in our clients Data Product team. You will be working with the latest customer facing technologies (JavaScript Stack) and contributing to improve their tech stack, knowledge, and existing processes.

We are looking for the best Senior Front End JavaScript specialists who can really drive the businesses Engineering capability forward.

The main technical requirements for this role are:React, Typescript & CSS.

You will be responsible for the following day-to-day

  • Work with stakeholders across the business to understand the challenges faced, gather requirements, and collect documentation

  • Build, maintain and update scalable frontend web applications using React and Typescript which integrate with Python and Java backends

  • Help architect and set best practices for our entire frontend pipeline including testing, debugging and component development

This is what we are looking for

  • Strong experience with React.js

  • Strong experience Typescript and CSS

  • 4+ years of professional software engineering experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related subjects

  • Proven track record of owning or working on frontend applications, libraries, and middleware

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Willingness to pick up and learn new technologies and frameworks

​Mid-Level Software Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Job functions:

    Mid-Level, Javascript Developer / Javascript Engineer, Software Developer / Software Engineer

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Industry sector: Not for profit


Looking to make a positive impact on society using tech? Well look no further because I have the perfect role for you!

This not-for-profit Health Tech company is looking for a mid-level Software Engineer to join their small, but highly skilled team. You will be working on a greenfield project and will be involved in the full lifecycle of software development.

The main tech stack for this role is React.js, JavaScript and TypeScript.

This company exists to support patient choice and provide data to drive improvement across private healthcare. Every time a hospital treats a private patient, the hospital incurs a small fee which must be paid to this company, which means they are funded through mandatory payments by healthcare providers. So not only does this role provide an opportunity to help society, but also some stability in these tough times.


  • Design, build and maintain the online products

  • Develop testable, scalable and secure code.

  • Be an active member in the SCRUM team

Essential Skills:

  • 3 years of commercial experience using React.js

  • Willingness to learn new technologies

  • Team-player

  • Strong communication skills

Desirable skills:

  • Experience working with Node.js, Svelte and Azure

  • Experience working in healthcare

Lead Software Engineer (React Native)

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    International,Software Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Job functions:

    Software Developer / Software Engineer, React Native Developer

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £130000 per annum + + 20% bonus

  • Industry sector: Blockchain


I am currently hiring for a Lead React Native Engineer to work with a recently funded blockchain start-up in California. This role will be fully remote paying up to £130,000 p/a + 20% bonus + equity.

My client (a VC-backed firm) was founded just over 5 years ago with a simple mission...making blockchain simple for businesses.

This is an exciting opportunity to build and grow a crucial function within a fast-growing startup (following a recent funding round)​


  • Minimum of 6 years of industry experience in Mobile software development

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing


  • React Native

  • TypeScript

  • GraphQL

  • iOS/Android

​Software Engineer (Fully Remote)


We are partnered with an exciting values-led technology house based in the North-West of England. They are an international leading computer software company with a mission to make the world's data useful with an easy-to-use, cloud-native data integration and transformation platform. They deliver rapid returns on cloud investments for global enterprise customers using cloud data platforms such as Snowflake, Amazon Redshift and Google BigQuery.

They are seeking Java Software engineers to join their team (fully remote from anywhere in the UK) who will be working with the latest technology stack reinforced by a recent influx of Series D funding.

You will be spending most of your time hands-on in the production of software for company products and will help facilitate the period of rapid company growth.

What they are looking for

  • Demonstrable Java programming ability with some understanding of underpinning techniques.

  • Object Oriented Design and Programming Understanding of Databases and query languages (SQL).

  • Experience of writing tests to a level of production code, using JUnit.

  • Agile methodologies such as Kanban and Scrum

  • Desirable - Amazon Web Service, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure knowledge.

  • Any experience with Redshift or Snowflake would be a plus but is not a prerequisite

  • Desirable - Amazon Web Service, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure knowledge.

  • Any experience with Redshift or Snowflake would be a plus but is not a prerequisite

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