Technical Lead

IT

Job Number: 8261

Location: Dixons Carphone, Acton Support Centre (123)

Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Description

Technical Lead

Technical Lead

Are you a web developer wanting to learn some mobile development?

Don’t want to be tied to a single technology?

Senior Engineer wanting to take the next steps?

Experienced Lead wanting to spearhead a fast-paced team?

Then we want you…

Dixons Carphone are seeking a Technical Lead to work within our Multi-Play division. You will act as the technical authority for a scrum team on the various products in the Multi-Play space such as energy switching mobile/web apps, deal comparison apps, E-Commerce web apps and much more... 

 

Our Technology:

  • We’re not tied to one technology – we use ReactJS, Vue.js, AngularJS, NodeJS, MongoDB, .Net Core, Elasticsearch, AWS Lambda & more…
  • We firmly believe in IaaS so heavily utilise the AWS ecosystem
  • We also follow IaC principles using Terraform through and through
  • IOS & Android app development with training for those new to it
  • Mobile first is core to all our website development
  • Scaling our Apps is essential for Black Friday, Christmas, Boxing day…
  • Everyone is a full stack software developer

 

Our Ways of Working:

  • We evangelise Agile development practices
  • Global Hackathons run throughout the year
  • Lunch & Learn session run monthly
  • We promote flexible working and hands-off management.
  • Regularly get together to celebrate our success

 

The Role:

  • Leading a scrum team (5 - 7) across mobile and web app development
  • Promote & Drive agile ways of working
  • Take technical ownership over the project you are working on, ensuring your team’s project is delivered to good quality and on time.
  • Collaborate with the Technical Architects and make decisions in how to evolve the product.
  • Advocate best-breed practices including TDD, code reviews, CI & CD.
  • Monitoring and managing code quality & technical debt
  • Work closely with other Tech Leads on common solutions
  • Raise impediments to project delivery and possible solutions

 

What we want from you:

  • Strong current Web development skills
  • Strong knowledge of agile best practices (code reviews, unit tests, TDD …)
  • Understanding of DevOps and how it fits into a team
  • Familiar with Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery
  • Familiar with doing system architecture alongside Tech Architect
  • Experience of working in scrum teams & sprint ceremonies
  • Nice to have, experience in server-side programming (C# preferred)

 

Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.