Technical Lead
The World First Group
London, United Kingdom
6d ago


You should be able to communicate with impact, collaborate with others, drive results and lead change.

You will work as the technical lead in one of our cross-functional development teams that work on some of the post trade domains (Finance, Treasury, Data & MI).

You will provide mentoring, coaching and help design professional development plans with the engineers in the team (and possibly members of other teams) and, with the other s, Technical Principles and Architects, be responsible for setting and representing the technical standards used throughout the department.

In the role you will have accountability for ensuring that the team are able to meet business and technical requirements with solutions that are highly performant, scalable, robust, built in accordance with modern development practices, and delivered in a timely manner.

You will work closely with Product Managers and Business Analysts to aid them in defining deliverables, and through a process of collaboration with your team, will lead the design of technical solutions that can be built in an iterative fashion that front-loads the delivery of value, while minimising technical risk.

You will have great problem solving skills, a passion for technology, and a strong understanding of Agile principles. You will be seen as a go-to person within the department, and as such must be open, approachable, and a good communicator.

You will be a consensus builder who seeks to facilitate and empower the team, and helps them to grow through mentoring, guidance, and leadership.

You will work collaboratively and proactively across all teams, and maintain strong working relationships with the whole department.

Our stack is Java / PHP microservices and React composite UIs all hosted on AWS.

What you need to understand and be a champion of :

  • Modern software engineering practices (pair programming, TDD, CI / CD, DevOps, clean architecture)
  • Agile and lean practices and principles
  • OOP principles, design patterns, SOA and micro service architecture, and SOLID principles
  • You are :

  • A self-starter with great organisational skills
  • A person who takes responsibility
  • Team oriented
  • Someone who will thrive in an Agile environment
  • Open, collaborative, selfless, curious, courageous, accountable
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