Lead Full Stack Developer

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The role

SoftwareOne is looking for an exceptional leader who dreams of architecture and loves to mentor. Successful candidate will play a key role in the hiring process, as well as rearchitecting our SDLC and cloud infrastructure as the product roadmap and our growing traction dictates.

Role Purpose
Lead, coach and develop our talented development team, such that we can deliver on our very ambitious product roadmap.

We want someone who
Will drive our culture of continuous improvement
Will identify and propose technical improvements that make a difference to the team and our customers

What does success look like
Stable systems (we’re aiming to get to three nines)
Successful releases (90% of releases don’t require a rollback or a hotfix)
High release cadence
Happy team that are achieving their learning goals

What does a week in the role look like
Implement new features from the technical roadmap

Squash bugs
Code review
Deploy to prod (a few times ideally)
Send weird articles/gifs/coffee pics to the team on Slack
Help a teammate with a technical issue (sometimes involves rubber duckying and saying nothing at all)
Jump on a call with a customer with a new idea for a trigger, action or platform feature 
Architect and prototype a solution for a new idea, then write a design document based on that experience
Run a “learn sesh” for the team
Participate in virtual or collocated work drinks.

What we need to see from you

The Ideal Talent :

Lots of empathy and little ego
A desire to learn
A strong sense of pride in their work

A leader who leads by example
A team player

Communicate well in verbal and written forms
Write code fluently in JavaScript (ideally ecmascript2015+)
Write great test code
Work their way through AWS and/or Azure fluently through the console,

Do code reviews
Define infrastructure as code templates
Work with REST APIs in their sleep
Write documentation that customers love


To work in a blame-free culture of continuous improvement
To work with others
To work with a high degree of autonomy
To support customers directly.

Ideally :

Is familiar with some/any of these: Typescript, React, Node.js, MongoDB and Redis.

Has AWS or Azure certifications