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London / Remote




£85,000 - £100,000 per annum


Managers / C Suite




Tom Pollock


0203 397 4565

Consortia are working with a global digital media company that is looking to bring on board a passionate and engaging Tech Lead.


The Tech lead will be a lead Senior Developer/Engineer with hands-on experience in developing and maintaining consumer web applications and ads tech & AMP. Work in the area will be full stack - from dealing with the application and database model - all the way up to the front-end rendering and display.


This role involves leading a group of engineers to develop features in an agile environment and driving the evolution of our publishing website and e-commerce platform. Day to day the chosen candidate will spend most of their time managing and leading the existing team than hands on developing.


Key Responsibilities


· Partner closely with Engineering, Product and Business counterparts to prioritize work and drive execution against business goals.

· Split your time working in the code base and managing the team.

· Work on the back end, front end, user facing aspects and application structure to deliver business and technical goals.

· Work with third-party service provides to achieve goals.

· Work with the DevOps team to help in production application delivery and maintenance tasks.

· Help make architectural decisions about new and existing platforms and frameworks, have a voice in the future of a growing business. Focus on improving the way we work.

· Work closely with product manager on prototyping, maintenance, and development.

· Work with stakeholders to understand their needs and requirements.

· Champion best practices on coding, pair programming and quality assurance.

· Manage deliverables with technical risk and innovation ensuring projects are delivered and developers are motivated and interested.

· Take on additional tasks across our tech stack, including configuring databases, developing schemas, pulling data from APIs, and whatever else it takes to deliver products.


Skills and Experience


  • Experience leading engineering team across multiple workstreams and different deliverables.
  • Specialist with technologies such as NodeJS, PHP, Webpack, React, ES6, CSS and Javascript.
  • You have at least a BS/BA in Computer Science/Math or equivalent experience.
  • Been writing software for at least eight years.
  • Must be comfortable in Linux, able to take a plain machine and deploy a custom web site.
  • Must have experience working with databases using SQL.
  • Must have experience working with Ads Tech and E-commerce web applications.
  • Experience developing web pages with HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Experience using modern source control systems.
  • Experience with Python/Django is a strong plus.
  • Understands potential breakpoints when scaling systems for web applications.
  • Able to communicate clearly verbally and in written documentation.
  • Strong understanding of software development cycle, programming techniques and tools.
  • Has opinions on coding practices and technical design rigour.


Interested in applying but don't tick all the boxes on the list? Please apply, we'd still love to hear from you.

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