Technical Lead

University of London
10 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

*Technical Lead* - (Java, Big Data, Machine Learning)

Do you have at least at least 2-3 years' of architectural experience?

Do you have Experience leading a team (as either senior or lead)?

Would you like to work for a Leading Sales Technology and Marketing Company based in the heart of London?

The company

The company has a mission to give every business access to better insights and to facilitate data-driven decisions. Companies are increasingly inundated with data yet struggle to harness the benefits. They help clients seamlessly integrate their data sources onto one platform. Their technology reduces data complexity, increases data quality and allows business users across the organisation access to advanced data capability to make faster and more reliable business decisions. Headquartered in London and having offices in Spain and the US, they are looking for intellectually curious individuals to join their team as they reinvent data analytics.

The role

We are looking for a talented Technical Team Lead to join our office in London. This role will primarily be hands on, developing our new generation platform which we are currently designing and building. Our development team is innovative, autonomous and we love to work on new technologies for designing the modern framework. The Technical Team Lead is required to guide other engineers and help architect and technically design our products and new platform. This role can be moulded depending on the skills of the candidate; we always play to the strengths of the individual.

We are a vibrant and fast paced business offering employees a rich learning experience that help them thrive both professionally and personally. You will enjoy a competitive salary and relaxed working atmosphere.

Key Responsibilities

Lead in the architecture and design of our new generation platform with emphasis on Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Data Visualisation and concurrent message architectures
Lead team size of up to 7 fellow engineers and help lead and grow the team to 10-12 developers
Develop APIs and Business Logic in the backend
Lead and contribute to the objectives of the dev team, applying Agile methodologies (Scrum and Kanban)
Discover, introduce and distribute new and emerging technologies that could benefit the team at Predict X
Test and optimise the code to maintain and improve the standards of the company

Previous Experience Required

At least 2-3 years' of architectural experience
Experience leading a team (as either senior or lead)
Bsc or Masters in Computer Science or related degree (or proven experience in field)

Technical Skills

Proven experience in either Java (preferably 7/8), Clojure, Python or Scala
Databases: SQL and NoSQL (MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, Cassandra, Neo4J, Titan, Marklogic or Crate)
Frameworks: Spring (Core, MVC, Data, Security, XD..), JPA, Jackson, Hibernate, Lucene, Hadoop and/or Spark
SOA, Microservices, REST, Reactive, Event-Driven
GIT, Continuous Integration (Jenkins), Subversion, Mingle, Gradle, RabbitMQ
DevOPs: Docker, Rancher, Kubernetes, Mesos, CloudFoundry,
Testing (JUnit, Mockito, Selenium, jMeter or similar)
Operating systems: Linux/OS


Experience or understanding in R and machine learning
Data mining Tools/Frameworks: Elasticsearch, Weka, RStudio, SAS Enterprise Minder, Deeplearning4J
Frontend in AngularJS, Rancher Kubernetes, Mesos
Natural Language Processing, Semantic Web
Previous involvement in hiring processes Data Visualisation with D3

Salary - 60k - 80k

Please apply via HERE