Lead Node Developer
- Contract type:Permanent
- Start Date:ASAP
- Location:London, GB
Futureheads have partnered with a SaaS start-up to secure a Lead Backend Node Developer who will join their scaling engineering team. This business has a clear vision of achieving high growth and becoming the number one content marketing platform in the world. To achieve their vision, they are building the next generation of marketing technology with a focus on incredible UX/UI, integrated platforms, and ease of use for their customers.
They are VC backed and having raised over £3M this year, they are able to push on and scale the team, whilst offering a secure environment.
They are looking for someone who leads from the front, motivates your team to deliver outstanding work, as well as being someone that your team have confidence in and enjoy working for.
They have recently hired a Head of Tech who will be mapping out their technical roadmap, to help improve processes, team structure and the existing architecture, having had previous success in scaling a start-up from 4-300 people.
You will be working closely with this lead figure to help manage the back end engineering team, shape the future of technology used in the business, actively participate in building and shipping code changes, whilst defining and rolling out best practices across the board.
They have an exciting greenfield project for 2021 which we are keen to get you involved in from the start!
To be considered for this role you will need to be able to display the following:
- Experience in leading teams across the backend
- Ability to implement new processes, to ensure future success of the business
- Experienced across NodeJS
- Experience with Microservices
- Experience with AWS to host and deploy using Elastic Bean Stalk
- Experience in working closely with product teams and other stakeholders
- Knowledge across testing
- It’s desirable to also have some experience with Kubernetes, GraphQL and Harusa
Not only will you get to work on a highly innovative product, with a forward thinking and skilled engineering team, but you will also be offered an options package as they are looking for candidates who are really invested in what they do and plan to stay for the long term.