Job opportunity: Lead Engineer, isla


JOB TITLE: Lead Engineer
SALARY: £50-70k
COMPANY HQ: Fitzrovia, London, UK

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Who you are

  • A great full-stack software engineer that wants a meaningful role making a better future
  • You enjoy growing and nurturing engineering teams and want to scale your impact through technology
  • You want the trust and freedom to do your best work within a kind, diverse and caring culture

Company benefits

  • Your birthday off (paid)
  • Paid Christmas – New Year off
  • Electric Car Scheme

Company values

  • Tenacious
  • Practical
  • Empowering
  • Just
  • Collaborative
  • Honest

What the job involves

  • Leading development of platform features whilst continually improving the existing codebase
  • Fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment that supports personal growth and innovation opportunities for all
  • Recruiting, mentoring and inspiring a great team of engineers
  • Working alongside the whole isla team to translate ideas and requirements into impactful products
  • Driving best practice to improve quality, performance, maintainability and increase deployment frequency from bi-weekly to daily to hourly
  • Continuously exploring emerging technologies and industry trends, identifying opportunities to use them in our solutions

Application process

  • The whole process should take no longer than two weeks and is broken into smaller chunks for scheduling efficiency. You’ll hear whether or not you’re through each stage within a day so you’re not kept waiting 🙂
  • Apply via Otta
  • 10 minute “speed meet” video call with CTO and a senior member of the current engineering team. Format is; 5 minutes for us to “sell you” on the role you and 5 minutes for you to tell us about your best/proudest career achievement to date. This helps us see more people in person rather than just going on CV/resume alone
  • 20 minute technical discussion with CTO around a dodgy pull request to see what advice you’d give the engineer when rejecting it
  • 30 minute discussion with CTO talking about your engineering and product philosophies and why they work to produce better outcomes

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Adam Parry
Author: Adam Parry

Adam is the co-founder and editor of Adam, a technology evangelist also organises Event Tech Live, Europe’s only show dedicated to event technology and the Event Technology Awards. Both events take place in November, London.

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