Software Development Technical Lead

Location: London
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: LDW16
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
A great opportunity has been made available heading one of the development teams for one of our London-based clients in the gambling sector. The company boasts a diverse range of modern, exciting games and they are looking to take on new a Software Development Tech Lead for their software development team in order to facilitate the the smooth development of their gaming products. As such, they are looking for a competent leader with prior experience in software development to manage their development team. Prospective employees need to be able to showcase their software development background, as well as their passion for all things development.

Responsibilities:
- You will work to lead one of the company's software development teams, managing the members as well as assisting in the development of junior member's skills.
- Collaborate with the software development team, as well as with other members of the company in order to product excellent quality software within time-frames.
- Work to develop and maintain both new and existing company products.
- Be able to work in a modern software development environment, with a particular focus on test driven development and continuous deployment.

Key Skills:
- Candidates must be able to showcase a solid software development background, with previous commercial experience with OO programming and TDD in either PHP, C++, Golang or Node.js.
- Experience directing agile development teams through the entire software development lifecycle.
- Prior experience with databases such as MySQL, with MongoDB experience being an additional plus.
- Strong experience with event-driven designed applications using tools such as Kafka, with RabbitMQ being preferable too.
- An effective and confident communicator.
- Adaptable and fast learner, who will be able to on-board new concepts and ideas with ease.
- A CompSci degree (or similar).

Benefits:
- Flexible remote working options
- Flexible working hours
- Company pension
- Yearly bonus
- Company wide annual foreign holiday
- Medical Insurance
- Free Gym membership
- Social events
- Perkbox Discounts

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