Job title: Lead Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: London, UK
Job published: 28-02-2022
Job ID: 32216

Job Description

Lead Engineer - Fintech

UK remote with occasional travel to London

£70-90k salary

An early stage start up now looking for an Engineer with a broad range of skills and aptitudes who is excited by the opportunity working in all aspects of Product Development, Site Reliability,
Quality Assurance, User Experience and Machine Learning. Everyone in the team will be writing code, automating testing, doing DevOps, training models and applying the customer “Jobs To Be Done” framework in an agile team. This will be the best possible experience if your long term career plans are for your next job to be founding your own venture, a CTO / VP Engineering or a Head of Development / Engineering / Platform / Data Science.

What you can expect 

You will enjoy working with smart, motivated and enthusiastic colleagues and learning from the very experienced CTO.

  • Monthly social events
  • Internal ‘hackathon’ and ‘tool sharpening’
  • Personal training budget
  • Home office (desk, chair, monitors) and a new MacBook Pro
  • Autonomy and technical responsibility
  • Constant learning and innovation opportunities
  • Work in a small experienced high performing team
  • Be given context and trust not micro-managed
  • A commitment to Clean Code principles


You should already be proficient in much of the following and keen to get involved in:

  • Python, Java, Node
  • React
  • SQL and NOSQL Databases
  • Microservices on Kubernetes, ECS, Docker
  • APIGEE, Mulesoft or similar API frameworks
  • Cloud Engineering on Heroku, AWS, GCP, Azure
  • CI/CD on GitHub, GitLab or similar
  • Postman, Selenium, SonarQube
  • Django, Flask
  • Configuration as code with Ansible, Terraform or similar
  • Machine Learning with AutoML, Sagemaker and TensorFlow
  • Data Lakes, Data Warehouses
  • Agile Methods (SCRUM, Three Amigos and Pair Programming)
  • Customer JTBD framework


Qualifications / Experience Required:

  • IT related PhD and 2+ years
  • IT related Degree and 4+ years
  • Technical Degree and 7+ years
  • Other and 10+ years