Lead Developer

Are you a Lead Developer looking to take that next step up to a Solutions Architect? 

The Lead Developer will collaborate with all members of the small and highly experienced team at an exciting FinTech start-up, working with our Product Manager and CTO to define technical design and delivery of the core product suite, which will grow as the business grows.The Solutions Architect will have ultimate responsibility for selecting and defining appropriate design patterns, full technology stack and programming languages in line with Agile and DevOps good practise and just in time architecture, ensuring that the products can continually evolve and improve to deliver value to customers.

You will translate customer requirements into value through the architectural design of the product and ultimately will be part of the development team building the product, designing and playing a vital part in the development team delivering a secure product.As the product is born in the cloud it will make use of appropriate serverless/FaaS cloud components to accelerate delivery and capability.

Data security is of the upmost importance, the Solution Architect will focus on security first with customer experience being a very close second.The Solution Architect will design a product select technology that is resilient by design, where possible utilising native AWS.

The role will be part of an agile team following scrum or Kanban framework.The Solution Architect will be feedback orientated in a manner that enables the team and processes to continually improve, they will highlight impediments to the CTO so they can collaboratively remove inefficiency creating a positive team atmosphere where everyone’s contribution is valued and ultimately delivers value to our customers.

With previous experience as a Solutions Architect and Lead Developer, you will have design pattern knowledge with an excellent working knowledge and experience of AWS. With good front end development experience using HTMP, JavaScript, CSS and React, you will have a strong business acumen with the ability to work confidently and collaboratively with customers and other third parties. IT Qualifications or equivalent degree, ISO27001 & ISO9001 and experience of running hackathons to find new ways to solve problems would be desirable, however is not essential.

The successful candidate may be eligible to join the company equity share scheme.

Please refer to the Job Description / Persons Specification attached upon applying for the role

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