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Technical Lead - Tech Advocate JavaScript Ruby

Job Title: Technical Lead - Tech Advocate JavaScript Ruby
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/15838/D/JR/140121_1610639241
Contact Name: CSR Dev Team
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Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Technical Lead / Software Engineer (JavaScript Ruby Python AWS) *FTC 6-9 months* As a Technical Lead, you are the font of technical knowledge, the mediator, commander and galvanizer of morale all in one.

You are the technical glue that not only holds the team together, but also champions best practice, pushes progression and drives innovation.

Would you like an opportunity to make a significant impact in a hyper-growth Creative Services Agency, in a role that presents a strong balance of leadership and hands-on technical work?

The company is a trailblazer in the field of Service Design. They have a distinct focus on social good and innovation in the public domain and their services span from designing innovative brands and cultivating customer experiences, to building cutting-edge digital products and website apps.

They are seeking a true tech advocate with a wealth of experience in backend programming languages to join their dynamic team. Here, you'll take ownership of designing, developing, testing and deploying digital products and services using a range of modern technologies across the full development lifecycle.

This Technical Lead role would suit a confident, self-assured communicator with robust stakeholder management skills, as you'll liaise directly with clients during the requirements phase, and will play a key role through to solution user-centred design and delivery.

You'll support your team as a proactive leader, where you'll be responsible for driving their improvement and championing best practices through processes like TDD, Pair Programming and Code Reviews in a highly collaborative environment.

*Please note: this company is able to offer a fully remote interview and onboarding process and are currently operating fully remotely. There are plans for a gradual return to the Glasgow-based offices with continued flexible work opportunities (2 days in the office and 3 days working from home. This role is a fixed-term contract with a pro-rata salary over 6-9 months).*

*You have a breadth of experience across the full development lifecycle
*You have hands-on coding skills with at least one of the following languages (the more the better): Node.js, Python, Golang, Ruby
*You've worked with Git version control, CI/CD, TDD / BDD approaches
*You're collaborative with Pair programming and Code Review experience
*You have excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
*Ability to achieve Security Clearance; must have been UK resident for over 5 years

As a Technical Lead / Software Engineer you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £75k, pro-rata over 6-9 months) plus a comprehensive benefits package, including a generous holiday allowance, enhanced maternity leave, annual training budget to be used as desired and a range of other perks.

If you are interested in this Technical Lead / Software Engineer (JavaScript Ruby Python AWS) opportunity, apply now or get in touch today to find out more.