LOCATION

Newcastle

Remote working considered

JOB TYPE

Computer Science & IT

ENTRY LEVEL

Managerial / Senior

ORGANISATION SIZE

11 - 50 employees

We are seeking a passionate and experienced hands-on Tech Lead Manager to join our Engineering team and help grow our product to the next level.

In this role, you will:

  • Assist product owners in understanding client needs from a technical perspective.
  • Partner with product owners in scheduling, planning, and sizing of functional specifications.
  • Act as the ScrumMaster for the team, responsible for sprint planning and team coordination to dependably deliver committed projects on time with high quality.
  • Provide technical leadership to an agile team in architecture design and software development best practices
  • Coach and mentor direct reports on the agile team


Essential Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with team members in a fast-paced, agile development environment
  • 7+ years of experience with Server side development
  • 7+ years of experience with Java
  • 3+ years of experience with Relational DB integration
  • 3+ years of experience with Unix/Linux and shell scripting
  • Successful track records in mentoring and motivating direct reports to produce their best work


Additional skills desired:

  • Experience with audio-video transcoding and streaming services a plus
  • Experience with Amazon AWS development a plus
  • Experience with Amazon’s Elastic Search product a plus
  • Experience with DB design and development a plus
  • Experience with performance analysis and tuning of applications and databases a plus
  • Experience with CD/CI concept and pipelines a plus
  • Experience with web security and best practices a plus


Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Software Development, or a combination of education and equivalent experience in a related field required.
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