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Lead Software Engineer – Node, React, MySQL

  • £60000.00 - £650000
  • Manchester, Permanent
  • Date posted: 19th February 2021

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Lead Software Engineer – React, Node, MySQL, Docker, Kubernetes

We have just partnered exclusively with a heavy hitter in the social and entertainment networking industry and they are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join their first-class culture and organisation.

If you are someone who is passionate, enthusiastic and wanting to lead your own Software Engineering team this could be the role for you!

They are looking for someone who can come and revolutionise how they acquire and manage their content. As a Lead Software Engineer working closely with the Head of Software Engineering, stakeholders as well as product owners you will help design, scale and deliver their brand new content platform.

Here comes the tech stuff!!

Key Projects at the minute include a number of custom UI developments, each of which are small React applications. Each of these have a specific function, which could be as simple as data capture and validation, but extends to the fairly complicated, such as triggering push notifications, IBM Watson integration for sentiment analysis, Google Analytics integration to provide real-time metrics on article performance, and more.

You will be heavily involved in various web hooks to integrate with other systems, including triggering our site publishing process, sending notifications via messaging apps, GitHub / CI integrations etc. These are written as RESTful API’s (node.js with Express) which are Dockerized and deployed using GCP Cloud Run (serverless, stateless container hosting)

You will be managing all content schemas as code, ensuring all updates require a Pull Request and go through a complete CI/CD process

Pretty cool right? They have some of the best offices in Manchester and one of THE best cultures I have seen. You will have the opportunity to build your very own team along the way.

sorry, again, no beanbags or ping pong but excellent ways of working, highly talented bunch of people and pretty cool tech to play around with every day…. Oh, and millions of humans will be seeing your work every minute of every day.

All you need to land yourself this position is a real passion for Node, React, MySQL whilst understanding the ways of Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, that’s it to get started.

Offering £60,000 – £65,000 starting salary along with 2-3 days a week remote working, core hours are 10-4pm and it is a highly flexible business, they get work life balance and offer some pretty cool benefits.

Feel this is for you, get in touch and apply for immediate consideration!

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