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Lead JavaScript Developer

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    JavaScript Engineering

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    £80000 - £95000 per annum

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    Jess Quinn

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    about 1 month ago

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Lead Software Engineer, central London - Node/ React/ React Native

'Tech for good' start-up (B2B2C model) in central London are hiring a Lead Software Engineer to join their engineering leadership team.

They have ~ 40 employees currently but are growing and scaling fast (both the team and platform) and require a Lead Engineer who can lead one of their squads (directly managing 3 and working closely with the product manager and data engineer), reporting to the VP Engineering.

They are looking for someone who has both the technical ability on their stack (Node/ JavaScript environment) who is still hands-on, but who is also comfortable leading and mentoring the team.


They were established in 2016 and have achieved a lot since then, including being named as a Top 100 Startup 2 years in a row, building a complex set of products and revolutionary platform, and building their great team! They have also been acquired by a global, billion dollar business which is allowing them to accelerate growth plans!


The focus for the Lead Engineer will be setting the standard in the team, taking initiative in your role, communicating effectively with your teams and the wider business, building and continuing to train the team and improving ways of working.

The Lead Software Engineer is expected to be someone who is always improving and changing things for the better, helping them evolve and get to the right place which allows people to deliver.


Full Stack JavaScript (Tech stack: React/React Native, Node, Postgres, AWS, Circle CI, Webpack, Jest), ideally someone from a fast growing / moving environment, Architectural experience building microservices.

Salary £90k + Benefits.