Tech Lead

Location:
London
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
BBBH138718_1622545662
Posted:
19 days ago

Tech Lead

6 month initial contract

Inside of IR35

Remote for now

Start ASAP


Key responsibilities

  • Fully Hands-On technical driver for all engineering and development responsibilities within Customer Data Event Platform.
  • Lead the build of high-quality and reliable software through proficiency in d...

Tech Lead

6 month initial contract

Inside of IR35

Remote for now

Start ASAP


Key responsibilities

  • Fully Hands-On technical driver for all engineering and development responsibilities within Customer Data Event Platform.
  • Lead the build of high-quality and reliable software through proficiency in design patterns, algorithms, data structures and high degree of automation in the cloud software design.
  • Coach teams regularly on system design, in code reviews and through data analysis
  • Take prime responsibility of Security of Data, Infrastructure and Applications. Work with InfoSec to define security standards.
  • Liaise with Stakeholders to align business, product and technical priorities. Set the technical direction and demonstrate active responsibility for the entire portfolio's objectives
  • Drive the delivery of the engineering roadmap and contribute to product planning with an agile mindset
  • Demonstrate responsibility for the entire Tribe's work and objectives
  • Evangelise technology, values and ways of working (Championing Tech Blogs, Tech-talks and Hackweeks) in Tech space.
  • Support the technical platform out of hours as a member of the support rota
  • Spearhead Tribes, Fellowships and Orchestras with a focus on positive momentum and demonstrable value
  • Coach, mentor engineers and lead by example on all aspect of Software Engineering (Line Manage)
  • Spearhead a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement across the organisation to ensure scalability and long-term efficiency
  • Engage in discovery sessions and spikes, working with both the architectural, the platform team and the software engineering teams, in determining both if we should roll out new capabilities, and if so, how this can be done in a repeatable and scalable manner.


Key Skills Required (Tech and Interpersonal)
  • Strong experience in languages such as Python, Spark, Graphql and Java.
  • Strong experience in designing/building scalable & extensible enterprise data architecture, data pipelines using Kafka Stream.
  • Experience with Data and domain modelling, domain driven design, data standards and data architectures (tabular, graph, document, multi-model)
  • A good understanding of industry best-practice around standards, quality and continuous improvement in the field of Data Engineering
  • Experience in conducting large scale enterprise batch and real-time processing from varying sources like CDP, DataFactory, DataWarehouse, etc.
  • Experience with Event driven Microservice Architecture, Domain Driven Design, Enterprise integration patterns and event sourcing.
  • Experience in the use of ML models to transform and prepare data within the data pipeline, including feature engineering, versioning and packaging, model training and distribution.
  • Proven experience in quality assuring data programmes, including non-functional testing and performance tuning
  • Full Stack application experience using JavaScript(Node, React, Typescript, Next).
  • Expert understanding of software architecture and design principles
  • Experience with setting up CI/CD pipelines using Github Actions, Azure Ops, Jenkins, or Concourse
  • Significant professional experience with Microsoft Azure and Devops Culture
  • Experience using services used container orchestration platforms, such as Kubernetes and Docker.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL Databases.
  • Proven ability to speak authoritatively about platform architecture, system design, and implementation details to senior technical stakeholders.
  • Exposure to Server-side A/B testing using frameworks like Adobe Target and Monetate will be beneficial.
  • Experience in configuring and designing logging, monitoring and dashboarding using New Relic or similar tools.
  • In depth knowledge of DHCP, DNS, SSH, HTTPS, SNMP, SMTP, Syslog, and TCP/IP (IPv4 and IPV6)
  • Experience working in Agile Environment (using Scrum, Kanban or SAFE).


Interpersonal
  • Excellent people management, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experienced Tech Blogger, Public speaker and Open-Source contributor
  • Significant track record of strategic and innovative thinking.
  • Ability to lead engineers and technical stakeholders to a desired outcome, without prescribing it
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