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Tech Lead / Software Engineering Manager

Published 11 April 2024
£90000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Hybrid + Bonus + Amazing Benefits
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 11th April 2024
AI & Tech

Job Description

The Role: Tech Lead (Software Engineering Manager)

Salary: £90,000 to £95,000 + Bonus + Pension + Benefits

About the business: Situated in Leicester and easily commutable from most of the East Midlands and West Midlands, we're on the hunt for an experienced Tech Lead for one of the most exciting and innovative clients we have the pleasure of working with! You'll be leading a team of talented developers and collaborate closely with the Product Manager to develop innovative solutions across a Full Stack range of technology.

The Role: As Tech Lead, you will be the guiding force for a team of five developers, overseeing the development and implementation of projects on the businesses modern tech stack. Your leadership will be instrumental in shaping the businesses technology strategy and ensuring project success.

Hybrid/Remote Work: 1 day per week office based (can be more if you want though!)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor a team of five developers, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Partner closely with the Product Manager to plan, coordinate, and oversee development projects.
  • Ensure the effective use of the businesses tech stack, including React, Next.js, Tailwind, Dynamo, Cognito, Lambda, and more, to deliver high-quality software solutions.
  • Guide the team in serverless architecture implementations using SST and AWS CDK.
  • Utilise tools like Datadog, MySQL, and GitHub to streamline development processes and ensure best practices.
  • Drive innovation and stay abreast of emerging technologies and trends.

We're Looking For Someone Who:

  • Has a strong background in leading development teams and managing complex projects in a product lead environment.
  • Demonstrates deep technical expertise in the businesses technology stack.
  • Exhibits outstanding leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate.
  • Is a strategic thinker with excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Possesses exceptional communication skills, capable of liaising effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.


  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Significant experience in a leadership role within a technical environment.
  • A proven track record of successful project delivery using technologies similar to the businesses stack.

What is on offer:

  • Salary: £90,000 to £95,000 + Bonus + Excellent benefits
  • Highly flexible working policy 1 day per week in the office
  • A vibrant, supportive, and dynamic work culture with amazing offices
  • Flexible working arrangements to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Applying: If you are a tech enthusiast with a knack for leadership, keen to make a significant impact in a growing company, we want to hear from you. Apply now to kick off the conversations!

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Required Skills

  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Tech Lead
  • Full Stack
  • React
  • Typescript
  • Node.JS
  • Javascript
  • React

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