Technical Lead

  • Key Talent Personnel
  • Leeds, UK
  • Mar 29, 2020
Full time Audio/Video Jobs Information Technology Jobs Senior Developer Jobs

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Technical Lead, you’ll ideally have a number of years of experience in a similar leadership role, coupled with strong, hands-on technical ability with embedded software (ideally using Java, Android, and possibly C++).

Our client is a fast-paced, customer-focused consulting business, so you’ll need to be instinctively hard-wired to innovate, communicate and lead by example in all that you do; providing a first class service to your team and a wide variety of customer stakeholders.

How You’ll Spend Your Time:

You’ll remotely support one of our technical teams based in Wroclaw, Poland; attending regular scrum meetings and providing day-to-day support and mentoring for team members. The time difference means that these meetings can happen early – often around 6am Pacific Time – so you’ll need to be flexible in your approach to work and time management.

You’ll spend most of the day working on-site with the customer, meaning that communication and relationship-building are of paramount importance in this role. As a key customer liaison, you’ll need to excel at explaining complex ideas and issues, as well as documenting highly technical projects, systems and solutions, for both internal and external use.

A key member of our UK-based team, you’ll drive the technical direction of projects for a new generation of streaming TV products in an Agile environment. This will involve working with developers, system engineers, architects, testers and project managers to ensure the successful delivery of a project from a technical perspective.

You’ll work in a relaxed, entrepreneurial environment and will have the freedom to create great solutions and awesome outcomes every day, while working at the cutting-edge of embedded technology

What You’ll Need To Bring:

  • An established track record of Technical leadership on embedded software projects, coupled with strong hands-on technical skills
  • Excellent knowledge of C++ or Java in an embedded Linux or Android environment
  • Strong debug and problem solving skills using the latest tools
  • Experienced developing and debugging multithreaded and/or multiprocess code
  • Ability to communicate at all levels from developer through technical and/or business executives using appropriate language to translate business objectives into technical terminology and vice versa.
  • Set-Top box experience would be an advantage, but not essential
  • Previous experience as a Scrum Master and/or Product Owner.
  • Previous Technical Leadership and/or team management would be highly desirable.

What we’ll give you in return:

  • A competitive salary which will grow with your career.
  • A twice yearly discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Opportunities to train, develop and grow, as well as learning from talented colleagues
  • Matched 401(k) contributions up to 4%
  • Flexible Healthcare