Please note this is a hybrid position so we are interested in hearing from applicants who can consider either Central London, Reading, Hammersmith, Birmingham, or Manchester as a base location for one day a week
We are looking for an experienced full stack Technical Lead who will lead a technical team delivering digital products.
In this role, you will be the leading engineer in an Agile squad(s), ultimately responsible for the engineering quality, design, implementation, and operation of your product. You will work with business partners, front-end & back-end developers, engineers, data scientists, and UX designers to design, implement, test, deliver, document, and maintain complex applications, tools, systems, and services.
You will work with product managers in analysing business metrics and functional requirements and translate them into robust and scalable technical solutions. You will also work with cutting-edge technologies and processes to develop well-rounded skills such as data analysis, leadership, and effective program management.
In this position you will be responsible for:
40% hands-on development, 20% team leadership and mentoring, 20% representing the squad to the wider business of VM02, 20% technical interaction with senior business stakeholders.
You will own the process as well as be hands-on with the full development lifecycle of a system from insight and design through development, review, testing, integration, deployment, and operations.
You will diagnose, mitigate and root cause live issues on production solutions and are responsible for their uptime and reliability. You will also drive successful delivery of the team s product across the Virgin Media organisation and with external partners to design solutions, coordinate development, identify and resolve issues and arbitrate disputes.
The Lead Developer will drive constant improvement in best practices, design, and innovation across multiple teams within your organisation and participate in projects that involve multiple teams within your area of the Digital org and that address issues outside your normal areas of responsibility or expertise.
The key must-haves for this position are:
If you think you’ve got some amazing skills to offer us, and Virgin Media feels like a place where you can belong, we’d love to learn more about you. Once you’ve submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include 1-2 rounds of interviews.