Technical Software Lead

Technical Software Lead

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  • Industry:

    Software Development

  • Contract Type:


  • Salary:

    £70k - 80k per year + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Charles Swift

  • Contact phone:

    01223 656729

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  • Job Published:

    21 days ago

Please note that this role CAN be fully remote as well as based on-site in Cambridge.

SoCode has partnered with a global company that offer a number of SAAS products to the biopharma industry, their products quite literally help to save lives on a daily basis. Currently they are in the process of developing a product that is used to document the manufacturing process of gene therapies, this product goes hand in hand with a number of their other products that are used in pharmaceutical manufacturing worldwide.

This company are currently looking for a technical lead to join their gene therapy team which is spread across the UK and Europe. This role will entail and mixture of mostly hands-off with a smaller element of hands-on coding. A successful candidate should have experience with managing the workload of a team of engineers as well as have experience of communicating with stakeholders.

Role and Requirements:

  • Contributing to all technical aspects of the platform i.e. architectural choices of the application and working alongside the product manager.
  • Lead, mentor and coach the existing software development team to complete their objectives and see individuals reach their full potential through the delegation of work and code reviews.
  • Ensure that the software is developed to the rigorous quality standards that are required of a piece of SaaS software in the Healthcare space.
  • Develop relationships externally and within the business to promote the project and connect the team with the right people to achieve its goals.
  • Experienced in technologies and methodologies used in the modern web: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, RESTful APIs, HTTP, SQL databases, Kubernetes, Microservice versus Monolith, Containerization.
  • Broad knowledge of programming and software engineering generally: Data structures, Design Patterns, Various Languages, Algorithms, Linux, Industry Best Practices.