Vacancy detail

Engineering Lead

£700 – £725

Location: United Kingdom (London – London) Type: Contract Skills: GCP, Go, React, Agile

Engineering Lead

Would you like to be part of an exciting new opportunity with an Agile Hub centred on Greenfield projects at the forefront of tomorrow's technology? They have the freedom of a startup but with the financial backing of a global giant - the perfect combination for fostering innovation and growth; tackling complex problems in original ways.


  • Exciting 12 month contract Engineering Lead (Head of) position with a highly reputable tech driven start up organisation in London
  • Perfect for someone capable of setting the technical direction of a complex, data driven product while getting the most out of a highly talented engineering team in an Agile environment.
  • The backend of the product is written in Go on GCP, the front-end code is written in React and there are sizeable data science, data engineering, DevOps and QA teams to lead.
  • You will be a peer to the Head of Product and report directly to the CEO

Some of what you'll do as the successful Engineering Lead:

  • Lay out the technical vision to support the strategic objectives of the business, providing sensible options which you can clearly explain to your peers and senior leadership
  • Collaborate with the Head of Product to shape the product roadmap, work together to create clear user stories and perform other Agile rituals such as backlog grooming to maximise the team's efficiency
  • Proficient in various back-end language, especially Go. Comfortable with reading and writing front-end code (HTML, CSS, Javascript - React) [While you may not be a full-stack engineer your grasp of the entire web platform enables you to lead engineers of all disciplines]

Role: Engineering Lead

Location: London

Duration: 12 months

Rate: £700 - £725 per day

Contact: David Patterson

Telephone: 020778

Reference: AMC/DPA/ELS260320

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