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Lead Engineer

We are looking for a Lead Engineer to join EMEA and lead a web and apps team. The Lead Engineer will manage all technical resources within the team and will be considered a champion of their technical domain.

  • Managing a team: task allocation and prioritisation, and performance
  • Work alongside the Product Owner and Project Manager to define how tasks should be defined and built to meet stakeholder requirements
  • Champion your technical domain, share knowledge and skills with team and wider organisation
  • Lead the team in providing technical assessments and validate or provide estimations for work
  • Support and coach the team in technical decision making and drive technical impediment resolution
  • Manage and resolve more challenging technical issues, communicating with internal teams and the client where necessary to keep them informed.
  • Create, define and implement effective workflows and processes
  • Support the recruitment and onboarding of new hires
  • Manage and provide on call support when required
  • You will be required to travel within the UK and overseas from time to time

Personal Characteristics

  • Significant experience relating to your technical domain and demonstrable knowledge of other technology domains
  • Relevant work experience in broadcast graphics, digital media or high traffic B2C sectors is essential
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to explain technical concepts to technical and non-technical people alike
  • Significant proven success using key technologies across the entire development cycle
  • Solid experience of numerous successful deliveries, leading a team in an agile working environment
  • Experience and confidence in estimating task completion times for both commercial and sprint planning purposes
  • Able to work comfortably and lead others to work with source control and bug tracking software
  • Experience in designing workable, lean processes and workflows meeting business requirements and communicating them in a motivational way
  • Demonstrates the highest level of integrity and ethics
  • Thrives in a global, multi-cultural corporate environment
  • An interest in sport is great but not essential