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Engineering Lead

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £1000.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 months ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: Jamie McCulloch
  • Duration: 6 month rolling
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Expiry Date: 15 January 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -122021-466523

Engineering Lead

6 month rolling contract

£800-1000/day (umbrella)


Overall Requirements:

  • Highly technically astute and hands on
  • Highly articulate with good communication skills across diverse groups, including stakeholders, engineers, business analysts, and teams
  • Leadership through authority, presence, and impact: influencing organisational direction, stakeholders and up-skilling engineers
  • Experienced Agile practitioner who will drive and maintain standards (direct experience in Scrum, Kanban, SAFe etc)
  • Proven track record of working within and leading multi-functional teams
  • Production Engineering experience

Relevant Technology experience:

  • Hands-on experience of platform and systems architecture - modular monoliths, SOA/micro-services, including enabling tools and technologies (Spring Cloud, Docker, OpenShift, Kubernetes, CloudFoundry, etc.); how to build cloud native applications from scratch and tackling monolithic system estates through the introduction of API's, microservices and gateways
  • Cloud Native Technologies: Kubernetes, Docker, Kafka, Istio Service Mesh
  • Traditional Technologies: Bash/Shell, Groovy or Java, Unix/Linux, Jenkins, GitHub
  • Building and maintaining distributed containerised platforms in production
  • CI/CD: Hands-on experience of enabling technologies, principles, and practices of Continuous Integration, Delivery, and Deployment (Jenkins, Bamboo, Circle CI or equivalent)
  • JVM tuning and diagnostic for application troubleshooting and performance-optimization
  • Distributed system design like microservices, Springboot
  • Cloud infrastructure/services (particularly Google Cloud Platform)
  • SQL coding
  • Understanding of messaging Technologies and Caches
  • Understanding of database technologies
  • Payments architecture in global financial institutions