Tech Lead

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Greywood Associates Ltd
Location
Southampton
Salary
£45000 - £60000/annum Benefits, Flexi,Medical
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Greywood have a fantastic new requirement for a Tech Lead, to be the face of technology at a leading Digital Agency based in Southampton. You will live & breathe all things technical and inspire others in the use of technology, driving the company forward from the ground up.

An ideal candidate having the technical ability to match their zest for development and new technologies, you will be:

* Detail driven and the ability to manage schedules, budgets and timelines
* Proven ability to lead a technical team, while managing clients' expectations
* 10+ years experience in related work and at least 5years Digital PM experience
* An understanding of modern web practices and technologies

Core Duties:

* Establish web project scope by studying strategic business drivers; discovering and validating business and technical requirements and parameters; obtaining input from subject-matter experts; examining and recommending changes to current business practices; developing and writing proposals.
* Develop web solutions by formulating objectives; planning project life-cycle deliverables and resource availability and application; preparing installation and modification specifications; leading the exploration, evaluation and design of technical solutions.
* Implement web solutions by monitoring project progress; tracking action items; conducting design and implementation reviews; examining, researching, and resolving issues; escalating issues to appropriate authority; responding to team members' concerns; coordinating requirements with interested departments.
* Ensure quality web solution by developing and completing test plans; maintaining project and technical documentation.
* Accomplish work requirements through training, assigning, scheduling, coaching employees; following production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; identifying work process improvements.
* Meet cost standards by monitoring expenses; implementing cost-saving actions.
* Provide project status reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising data and trends.
* Update job knowledge by tracking technology and project management advances; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organisations.
* Accomplish organisation goals by accepting ownership for new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
* Lead on all agency technology use and outputs

Key Skills:

* PHP , HTML 5, CSS, Javascript, SASS, Git Drupal 7/8 , Symfony/Laravel
* Experience with new JS framework like React e/o Angular
* Magento
* Experience in developing mobile Apps
* Agile methodology

Overall, we require a seasoned Project Manager, talented Developer and Tech Guru all-in-one to come on board and lead the company from the front as they continue to be one of the UKs leading Digital agencies!!

The client have attracted some of the best developers and technical talent in the UK by really taking care of their employees and offering a positive, flexible working environment where CPD is actively encouraged with additional training budgets.

Wanting to continue this trend, there is a fantastic benefits package including private healthcare etc, and an excellent salary of £45-£60k D.O.E.

Interviews are commencing ASAP, and with this type of role and the company profile there is sure to be major interest and applications… do not hesitate, APPLY NOW