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Engineering Lead

  • Job reference: 47201
  • Location: City of London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: BI, Data & Analytics, Back-end and Testing, FinTech
  • Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits

We are currently partnered with a leading Insurance Firm that has founded an Innovative Tech Start-up that collaborates closely with insurance start-ups and digital verticals, working with them to develop scalable and sustainable insurance businesses. They operate in a very fast paced and dynamic environment out of their Central London Office.

They are currently looking to bring on board an Engineering Lead who will:

  • Work closely with Product Owner, project managers and BA's, to technically design and assess feasibility of projects, as well as provide estimates for delivery
  • Manage a 3rd party engineering resource (inhouse engineering team)
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining an environment where agile delivery teams are provided with the tools, autonomy and accountability to achieve their team goals
  • Ability to architecture decisions and make technical decisions
  • Long Term Serve as a leader and mentor to less-experienced engineers
  • Removes development roadblocks
  • Creatively find ways to improve the software and code base
  • Actively participate in design and code reviews

As such we are looking for people who have a background in:

  • Excellent leadership and facilitation skills, with a demonstrable history of operating within agile environments
  • Good knowledge of Java or Python
  • Good knowledge of Web-services based on SOAP / REST, including RESTful Design Principles and RESTful APIs (JSON).
  • Experience working with cloud technologies preferably AWS, either directly or with teams that have developed and deployed production software
  • Good technical architecture skills
  • Technically strong enough to be the ultimate design authority for all software development decisions within this team (the what and the how)
  • Technically strong enough to contribute to all software development decisions (the what and the how) across the teams

The client are looking to line up interviews as soon as possible. For more information please send your CV to kamni.sharma@lafosse.com

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