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Senior Team Lead Developer

Expires: May 10, 2024

Company: Enigma Interactive


Agency, Design & Development, Digital, Digital Content Manager, Frontend Developer, Web Development


Newcastle, North East


£45 - £48k DoE

Job type

Full Time

Are you an experienced senior developer, looking to make a difference in a fast paced creative environment?  Do you want to help support and lead a vibrant, collaborative, team led studio environment?  Yes? Then this is a great opportunity to join Enigma's award winning development team as a senior developer.

Headquartered on Newcastle's quayside, Enigma are a 40 strong team of creative developers, inspiring designers and digital innovators.

We work with some of the most ambitious clients from around the UK and design and build market-leading web, mobile and bespoke digital applications for them.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Developer with the motivation and passion to make a difference in our creative studio environment.

Working in close partnership with one of our Producers, our team level Senior Developers support the technical planning and end-to-end delivery of digital projects in one of our five small, collaborative production teams. Reporting to the team's Producer, you will be one of five other team Senior Developers.

The Producer line manages each of the developers in their team, while the Senior Developer provides technical support, guidance and acts as a mentor for 2-3 junior developers. Team Senior Developers are supported by Enigma's internal development and DevOps team which consists of Technical Architects and other Senior Developers.

Your duties and responsibilities would include:

◦    Technical leadership of projects within the team
◦    Technical design of websites and apps
◦    Creation of technical documentation
◦    Production of code
◦    Creation of test and launch plan
◦    Production of code
◦    Creation of test and launch plans
◦    Supporting technical learning and progression within the team
◦    Leading code reviews with junior members of the team
◦    Contributing to the continued progression and improvement of Enigma's technology platforms

We would like to see developers who have...

◦    Excellent coding and problem solving abilities and a 'can do' attitude
◦    Commercial experience with object oriented languages, such as Java, C# and PH
◦    Commercial experience of front end web technologies such as Vuejs, Angular, React, SASS and LESS
◦    Commercial experience with Node.js
◦    Experience with web server technology such as Nginx or Apache
◦    Experience of resilient and scalable database design using MySQL or Hibernate/PA
◦    Commercial experience and skillset to help lead the design and development of large and often complex digital and web applications
◦    An understanding of how to create high performance, robust, scalable applications to commercial deadlines
◦    An enthusiasm to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplined team and to lead by example
◦    The ability to take ownership of the technical delivery of projects within a small team
◦    A passion for creating the very best digital applications
◦    The drive to continue learning new skills, technologies and frameworks such as modern Java, NET Core, Blazor, lonic and more

In return, we offer:

◦    A vibrant, creative and collaborative digital studio environment at our Newcastle Quayside HQ.
◦    Flexible working hours.
◦    Internal workshops, demonstrations, tech talks and hack nights.
◦    Constant learning and sharing opportunities.
◦    Team and company social events and gatherings.
◦    Career progression opportunities.
◦    Pension with employer contribution
◦    Travel loans.
◦    Bike-to-work.
◦    Friday drinks and socials.
◦    Monthly team awards.
◦    Holiday buy-back (up to 5 additional days / year
◦    Profit bonus and share scheme
◦    £1000 welcome bonus for direct applicants

If you have the ambition to define and lead on the creation of innovative digital projects ranging from bespoke web apps, business critical digital applications, eCommerce to mobile apps in a vibrant, collaborative, team lead studio environment, we would love to meet you.

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