Technical Lead

Full Time Permanent

Central London Based

Competitive Salary 


Job description

We are looking for an experienced, talented and passionate tech leader to focus on building a world-class product, establish sustainable technical vision for the product and to build and lead a team of engineers. Everything we do is grounded by the needs, wants and behaviours of our customers and their manufacturing needs. We experiment, we make big and small changes, and we enjoy the fact that everything we do has the potential to impact our customers and industry.

As a self-motivated and enthusiastic member of our team, you will work with talented peers in a challenging and fast-paced agile environment using a modern product development methodology with a focus on rapid iteration and world-class design. You will also have the opportunity to expand your knowledge and get deep understanding of the whole product cycle process.

What you'll be working on

  • Performing and leading the transition of technology platform and domain from a remote team of developers to in-house agile engineering team;

  • Building and developing a team of talented and motivated engineers with high expectations around individual ownership and impact;

  • Leading engineering team, working closely with QA and others on delivery of major initiatives on clear timelines with incremental milestones;

  • Write and review high-quality code, balance team management work with technical leadership, including driving infrastructure and design discussions, leading code reviews and conducting technical interview;

  • Owning and driving process optimizations and implement continuous improvements to team work and organization development;

  • Partnering with product managers, design leads and other stakeholders to manage scope and deliverables of the product roadmap.

About You

  • Attitude towards getting things done in conjunction with an appreciation for code quality;

  • 5+ years professional experience building web applications in Ruby on Rails;

  • 3+ years of experience leading and mentoring engineers of varying experience and seniority;

  • Experience working with GIT;

  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL or PostgreSQL);

  • Experience with TDD environment and knowledge of testing protocols (Cucumber, Capybara, Selenium);

  • Previous experience of cloud platforms such as AWS;

  • Experience with RESTful APIs (consuming);

  • Appreciation for the principles behind the Agile Manifesto

Nice to have

  • Professional experience building responsive interface (HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap & Less)

  • Experience with JS framework (Angular, Ember or Backbone)

  • Experience with web architecture at scale

  • Experience solving logistical problems with software

  • A sense of humour!

About Utelier

Utelier simplifies the way fashion manufacturing takes place. Thousands of people around the world use Utelier to find industry contacts and forge new business partnerships and create products. As we scale our global brand, there’s plenty of space for you to grow alongside us and simplify life for our users.


Please apply with a cover letter and CV to admin@utelier.com


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