Lead Developer / Digital Architect - Python

Big Red Recruitment Ltd
16 May 2018
23 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A contract Lead Developer / Digital Architect is required at a market-leading SaaS provider in Solihull.

You will play a vital role in as the Owner of the Digital Architecture as the business continues to grow on board new clients. You will help them to continue the journey from on premise to a fully SaaS based business, running the digital team of five developers.

In a predominantly hands-off role, you will work closely with the CTO, Head of Product and Enterprise Architect to help shape new and existing product requirements ensuring consistent and efficient delivery. The ability to highlight areas where processes can be improved is important as well as being up to date with relevant technologies.

This role would suit a Lead / Senior Python developer who wants to take a step up or an architect looking for their next challenge.

ROLE: Lead Developer / Digital Architect

RATE: Negotiable

LOCATION: Solihull

Key responsibilities:

- Overall ownership of the Digital Architecture, ensuring it meets internal and client requirements and is deliverable in a rapid, seamless and reliable manner

- The production of high quality documentation including design, integration processes and testing procedures, installation and maintenance as well as guidelines and standards for each product

- Ensuring adherence to the Software Development Life-cycle including design, estimation, development and innovation

- To highlight risks and suggest improvements in processes that ensure effective delivery

- Learn and evaluate new technologies and advise the business as appropriate

- Lead, manage, coach and support the Digital development team

Experience required:

- Demonstrable experience within a software development environment delivering commercial applications

- Extensive experience with Python, Django and Java

- Experience working in an Agile environment

- Strong technical leadership, able to motivate and deliver through others

- Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related discipline


- Experience with vue.js, react or angular

- Exposure to financial services systems

- Familiarity with CI or CD - Jenkins or CircleCI

To be considered please click apply. For more information call the office on 01789 269677 and ask for Pete Felton.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81433040

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