Head of Front-End Development

Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
09 Sep 2020
Closes
23 Sep 2020
Ref
JN -082020-563763
Contact
Lily Hopkins
Position/Level
Department Head
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

We are looking for a Head of Front-End Development to join an exciting well-funded start up.

This will be to build out and manage our small but growing multi-disciplined team of software engineers.

Client Details

You will be supporting them in creating and launching a brand-new product we have received generous funding for.

We are looking for a leader who leads by example, has a fair approach and does not mind getting stuck in.

We work in an environment that whilst individuals must take ownership for their work, we are also a team that are there to support on another.

As a big part of this position will be growing the team previous recruitment experience is a must.

You must be able to understand what clean, reusable code looks like as well as open to trying new technologies.

Description

Key responsibilities

  • Mapping out technical approach maintaining the quality of code
  • Delivering projects on time with sensible, realistic timeframes
  • Completing team appraisals and progress
  • Directly involved in the hiring an interview process of new candidates
  • Running Front End Sprint Meetings
  • Monitoring your team's collective progress

Profile

Must haves:

  • Significant Front End Development experience including leading a team
  • Worked within a TDD environment using JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks
  • Grown out teams in the past and have gotten involved with the recruitment process
  • Open minded to new technologies
  • Coaching

Job Offer

Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours and WFH
  • Sick pay, 25-days holiday + Bank Holiday
  • Fixed bonus structure
  • Generous pension and family health care