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Tech Lead / Head of Development

Apply2019-09-13 12:08:352019-12-28GCS Recruitment

Tech Lead / Head of Development

Date posted: September 13, 2019
West, London
Job description

Tech Lead / Head of Development


  • Lead the development of a team working within React, Typescript, GraphQL, Next.js and Cordova.
  • Manage technical team members and enable the team to deliver high-quality code that is test and delivered across the full Software Development Life Cycle
  • Organise and run the Agile ceremonies, including planning meetings, stand-ups, and retrospectives
  • Ensure all code is tested and code reviewed to the highest standards
  • Adapt quickly to changing environments, concepts, and emerging technologies to assist in the future roadmap of our products and consumer experiences
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for the craftsmanship and engineering aspects of software development.

Candidates will be required to have good communication skills and work well within a team structure. A proven ability to develop new skills will be essential, demonstrating a deep understanding of the following:

  • PHP7, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • RESTful API development and consumption
  • Writing standards-compliant HTML5 and performant CSS3.
  • Responsive Web Design and Mobile First.
  • Cross-browser and cross-device issues.
  • CSS pre-processors such as SASS, LESS or PostCSS.
  • Caching solutions and Content Delivery Networks
  • BDD / TDD / DDD and use of mocks and dependency injection e.g. PHPUnit
  • Integrated development environments and debugging
  • Source Control Management (SCM) e.g. Git
  • Object-oriented principles
  • SOLID principles and common design patterns
  • Software development best practices
  • Agile Scrum methodologies

GCS Computer Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 9856_1568372915

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