Tech Lead

Recruiter
Innovify
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
*Job description*

*The Role*
Innovify is seeking a flexible, proactive, multitasking and innovation-obsessed Technical Lead / Software Architect with interest in AI/ML.

The individual in this role must understand business priorities and demonstrate the ability to proactively anticipate needs of the leadership team. This role requires attention to detail, great organizational skills, the ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple, critical requests and show flexibility and the ability to change direction at a moment’s notice. A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information as well as professionalism in dealing with executives inside and outside of the company is critical.

We are looking for someone with a great sense of humour to join the team who has a dedicated attitude, is customer focused, and able to handle multiple tasks with demanding work load. We love people who use their initiative and work within a team to achieve results.

Responsibilities for this position include the ability to think and plan ahead, and manage time effectively. Other key responsibilities include:
• Work both autonomously and in constant collaboration with teammates, colleagues, and external contacts.
• Collaborate with out Clients to understand their business problems and technical requirements
• Develop Software Architecture and System Architecture to meet the business objectives
• Establish End to End Technology Delivery Process and optimise continuously
• Provide High-level and detailed estimations for project planning
• Implement best practices for Software development
• Perform regular Code Reviews
• Provide technical leadership to our technical team of 50+ engineers
• Write technical blogs and promote new ideas
• Coach Agile & Lean Start-up principles.

*Requirements:*
• Bachelors degree or previous technical experience
• 3+ years’ experience of developing enterprise software across multiple stacks
• Clear evidence of innovative approaches to technology development
• Substantial experience of working in Agile teams, ideally SAFe framework
• Understanding of modern technologies, especially within AI/ML space
• Highly data-driven, with understanding of various statistical models
• Experience of leading remote technical teams
• Strong organization skills with an ability to multitask in a rapidly changing environment
• Ability to work a varied schedule based on the needs of the people or team you support
• Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments at any given time while maintaining commitment to deadlines
• Ability to challenge the leadership team and motivate the junior members to outperform their bests.
• Strong written, verbal, teamwork and interpersonal communication skills
• Extra bonus for being a GitHub influencer

*Preferred attributes:*
• Ability to demonstrate composure and humor under pressure. Helps co-workers thrive in stressful situations. Looks immediately for resolution to challenges.
• Takes initiative without being asked and shows a sense of urgency.
• Willing to do low profile, non-challenging work to get the work done.
• Able to function well in loosely structured situations with minimal direction.
• Effectively handles multiple projects or tasks at the same time.
• Shares information that helps others to help them do their job well. Keeps others in the loop. Fosters cross-functional and cross business teamwork. Builds and promotes team morale.
• Develops and maintains good working relationships with others. Builds trust and rapport. Practices and promotes involvement and cooperation.

*Benefits*
• £60,000 base salary
• ESOP for demonstrating outstanding performance
• Collaborative Team covering Product, UX, Business, Marketing and Technical skills
• Attractive office
• Innovative projects to work on
• Cycle to work scheme
• Matched Pension contributions
• Season tickets loan available
• Flexible working

*How to apply:*
• Send your CV as an attachment
• Pick one of the most recent technological advancement, explain why it could be ground-breaking and what kind of solution would you develop using this technology. (0 points for picking blockchain).

*STRICTLY NO AGENCEIS*

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