Technical Lead

 

We’re using a mixture of off-the-shelf products such as Squarespace, G Suite, Whatsapp and Typeform to run events. We’re looking for someone who can keep this service running, while iteratively transitioning to a custom-built platform where necessary to enable community groups to organise and grow.

We’re currently grant funded, but have an ambitious plan to be member funded over the next 18 months, and will need software written to help us achieve this.

You’ll be the Technical Lead in a small team of a Product Lead, Interaction Designer, and Delivery Lead.

The role will initially be a 4 day/week contract for 6 months starting in September 2018 with potential for a full time position in the future. Our office is in Oval, London.

 

You will:

 

+ Have at least 5 years’ experience of developing production REST web applications.

+ Have been Technical Lead on at least one project.

+ Work well with in a multi-disciplinary, can prototype ideas rapidly, and can communicate technical ideas and constraints with the team.

+ Be eager to be involved in user research around the UK including with vulnerable adults, such as refugees, elderly people, veterans and prison leavers.

+ Be capable of being the guardian of a technical architecture that reflects the organisation we are building, ensuring that we minimise technical debt as we experiment and grow.

+ Enjoy collaborating and contributing within an energetic team environment.

+ Be eager to build technology with a social mission.

+ Subscribe to our values.

 
 

If you are interested in joining us, please email ben@local-welcome.org outlining your experience, a recent project you’ve worked on and why you’re interested in this role.