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Technical Lead - TDD, Agile, CI/CD, Multiple Languages

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Technical Lead - TDD, Agile, CI/CD, Multiple Languages2020-03-25T10:53:08-04:00<div> <em><span style="font-weight: 400;">How would you make your mark if you knew you could influence beyond your current projects?</span></em></div> <div> </div> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">ThoughtWorks is a global software consultancy with an aim to create a positive impact on the world through technology. Our community of technologists thinks disruptively to deliver pragmatic solutions for our clients' most complex challenges. We are curious minds who come together as collaborative and inclusive teams to push boundaries, free to be ourselves and make our mark in tech.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Our developers have been contributing code to major organisations and open source projects for over 25 years. They’ve also been writing books, speaking at conferences and helping push software development forward, changing companies and even industries along the way. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As consultants, we </span><a href="https://www.thoughtworks.com/careers/hub/consultant-life"><span style="font-weight: 400;">work onsite with our clients</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to ensure we’re evolving their technology and empowering adaptive mindsets to meet their business goals. You could influence the digital strategy of a retail giant, build a bold new mobile application for a bank or redesign platforms using event sourcing and intelligent data pipelines. You will use the latest Lean and Agile thinking, create pragmatic solutions to solve mission-critical problems and challenge yourself every day.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lead Developers act as the primary point of contact for our clients, ensuring that teams are successful in their delivery. As a Lead Developer, you will bring a strategic mindset to projects and spend time negotiating with clients in order to bring a technical vision to life. Having a balance of high-level and tactical mindsets is a must, as you will spend time both with clients and alongside your fellow teammates. </span></p> <p><strong>You’ll spend time on the following:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will lead or take part in the entire cycle of software consulting and delivery from ideation to deployment and everything in between</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will act as a mentor for less-experienced peers through both your technical knowledge and leadership skills </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will design solutions and choose technologies that solve clients’ problems while staying within constraints</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will use continuous delivery practices to improve software delivery speed</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work in collaborative, product-focused teams to build innovative customer experiences</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Utilise the latest technology thinking from our</span><a href="https://www.thoughtworks.com/radar"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> tech radar</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in your work</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Apply a variety of languages to your work and continue to code alongside Developers; you will never go post-technical in this role</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we’re looking for:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have extensive professional experience with expert-level knowledge of two or more languages (Java, Javascript, C# etc.) as well as comfortability with the latest Object-Oriented technology </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have led software development teams using Agile, Lean and/or Continuous Delivery approaches such as TDD, continuous integration, pairing, and infrastructure automation</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have experience influencing others and always advocate for technical excellence while being open to change when needed </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The ability to develop and execute a technical vision with a focus on business value</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You’re willing and able to commit to travel to client sites in order to solve their business problems</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You’re resilient in ambiguous situations and can approach challenges from multiple perspectives</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">We would love if you’re up to speed on functional programming paradigms and languages like Clojure, Scala, etc.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bonus points if you have knowledge of cloud technology such as AWS, Docker or Kubernetes</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>A few important things to know:</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Projects are almost exclusively on customer sites, so candidates should be flexible and open to extensive travel.</span></p> <div>***Due to the continued concern and developments over the COVID-19 pandemic we are taking difficult business decisions in order to protect our people, our running operation &amp; also ensuring we are better placed to support future hires.</div> <div> </div> <div>For now we are running at a slower cadence until we better understand the situation we all find ourselves in. With that said we would love to continue to hear from you so please do register an interest &amp; our recruitment team will reach out in due course***</div> <p><img src="https://dynamic.thoughtworks.com/careers/jobs/signature_badges_2019.png" width="400" height="161"> </p> <h6> </h6> <p>  </p> <p style="color: white;">#LI-UK</p> <p style="color: white;">#LI-SB1</p>ThoughtworksManchesterUK