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Tech Lead

Overview of the Role:

At ResponseTap, we are passionate about technology, and are proud of our market leading voice centric marketing platform. This role is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to make a big difference, and dramatically improve our ability to release software. We embrace new ideas, practices and technologies, and the right candidate will bring a wealth of experience and energy to the business.
In this role you’ll lead a cross functional agile team using a mixture of best practice, common sense and pragmatism. You will live and breathe Software Engineering but also have great people and communication skills. You should be passionate about technology and instil this passion in others.

Key Responsibilities:

·     You will lead a cross functional agile team, comprising Software Engineers and
      QA Engineers, and will work alongside a Product Owner
·     You will provide guidance, mentoring and coaching for the engineers in the team,
       and help drive improvements to technology and processes
·     Designing, developing and maintaining our products
·     You will contribute to key design decisions in collaboration with our Product
      Owners and other Tech Leads
·     Drive innovation with new and interesting ideas for our products, services and
      processes that could add value
·     Collaborate with others, attending guilds, and sharing your knowledge and
      experience with others
·     Knowledge of other languages such as Python or GoLang would be
·     Much of our platform is written in Java, but we embrace new technologies, and
      will use whatever language is the best fit

Essential Skills & Experience:
·     Experience in building scalable, resilient enterprise web applications
·     Experience within high availability, high scale environments
·     Java 7 and above
·     Relational databases (e.g. MySQL)
·     NoSQL Databases 
·     Working in and leading Agile teams
·     Virtualization / container environments, e.g. Docker

Desired Skills & Experience:
·     Python
·     Experience in security best practises
·     Maven/Gradle/Go/Jenkins
·     CloudConfig
·     Practical experience of unit/integration testing using TDD
·     Kubernetes
·     AWS / Serverless computing
·     SaaS Platform
·     CI/CD
·     High load, low latency
·     Message based systems (JMS, RabbitMQ)
·     SOLID principles
·     JetBrains IDE
·     Experience of Marketing Technology

Personal Attributes:
·     Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
·     Keen interest in technology and remaining up to date with latest
·     Desire to learn and seek out information
·     Self-motivated to seek out new knowledge, skills and experiences
·     Willingness to thoroughly understand our customers, product, business and
·     Strong sense of independence and an initiative to take on tasks without the need
      for direction

Your line manager will be the Head of Development. You will also interact with:

·     The Infrastructure Team
·     Data and Decision Science team 
·     Delivery Manager, and other parts of the business

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