Technical Lead – 6 month contract

I am looking for a Tech Lead for a 6 month fixed term contract, salary £60k pro rata.

The Person

The ideal person for this job role will have:

  • Extensive experience of web development using PHP and MySQL
  • Experience of optimising website performance and server loading times
  • Worked in a LAMP environment
  • Experience of CMS Integration – specifically Salesforce –  and XHTML/JavaScript
  • Agency-side experience
  • Managed other developers and worked with project managers and designers

Highly regarded

  • Possess relevant degree/qualifications or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience in managing server environment
  • Experience with load testing
  • Knowledge of CSS, Photoshop

The Job

This person will have the exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and close-knit team that is looking to drive real innovation on our site, and across the web. The role will involve leading, managing and developing the internal team of Developers based on industry developments and new technologies.

 

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Senior Digital Developer

Looking for a senior digital developer for a creative agency in central London.

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neil@redsofalondon.com

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Fullstack developers – London

They are the fastest growing CRM agency in the UK and now looking for 3 x Fullstack Developers to join their tech team.

Their headquarters are located in the heart of Digital agency land in large modern offices in Shoreditch.

About the role 

The role involves the planning, design and execution of complex web and mobile products.

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Follow the correct procedures, policies and documentation requirements across project phases
  • Write reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Work with the Technical Director or Senior Developers to architect projects and find the best technical solution to complex problems
  • Work with other developers in a project, sharing skills, knowledge and providing help and advice in order to build a productive team
  • Participate in discussions with clients and team members about technical best practices and help teams identify optimal technical solutions
  • Able to make quick decisions and solve technical problems to deliver projects on time.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of Node.js
  • Knowledge of React/Redux and other Javascript frameworks
  • Experience with MySQL or equivalent
  • Knowledge of MongoDB or other NoSQL equivalent
  • Good knowledge of code and script across a variety of languages (PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby or similar)
  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix administration
  • Knowledge of Grunt, Webpack or other command line tools
  • Expertise with Git
  • Knowledge of automation/configuration management such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet or an equivalent
  • Knowledge of caching technology such as Redis, Varnish etc
  • Experience in using cloud hosting services
  • Understand Agile methodology, TDD and instill best practices into the development process
  • Knowledge of best practices in an always up, always available service.

 

Where possible please provide work examples and URLs with details of role on project and tools/technologies used.

All candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK to be considered for this role.

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Systems Administrator – London

I am seeking a systems administrator to help deploy and maintain my clients infrastructure.

It requires someone who can combine experience in sys admin and automation along with the desire to develop new skills.

The Role:

  • Provision new AWS infrastructure as required by developers to host new applications services.
  • Install and configure servers and server software on Linux (Ubuntu), particularly Apache, MySQL and PHP
  • Automate installation (particularly Chef and Puppet)
  • Work with developers to ensure new features are osted
  • Diagnose and fix problems
  • Support the CTO in improving change management process

 

You:

  • Hands-on experience with AWS
  • Have some knowledge of other standard server software such as Postfix, Dovecot, Apache Tomcat
  • Have experience with SCM systems such as GIT or SVN
  • Full job spec available.

All candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK to be considered for this role.

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Senior Ruby Engineer

My client is adtech startup agency who are looking for a senior ruby engineer to join their growing team building their ad authoring tool and analytics platform. You’ll be proactive and resourceful who can work with minimal oversight and a team player with the ability and desire to become an integral part of a fast-paced team.

Required skills and qualifications

  • Worked on 3+ large ruby projects from inception to completion and support
  • Comfortable at building and consuming RESTful JSON apis
  • Experience with different datastores (MySQL, Redis, MongoDB)
  • Good understanding of git and GitHub
  • Experience in taking part in code reviews
  • Able to work on site in our offices in central London

Get in touch for more details. neil@redsofalondon.com

Technical Tester

I am looking for a Technical Tester for a 6 month gig starting ASAP.  Market rate.

My client is looking for an experienced Technical Tester to work as part of a 10 strong technical team on a large re-platform for a UK leisure business. The project involves the implementation of an Episerver CMS solution and the build of a large scale service architecture containing complex business-critical logic and services.

The Technical Tester will need to:

  • Write initial Selenium scripts to allow automation of functional regression testing of the frontend of several key journeys
  • Manage and update these scripts throughout the project
  • Create test plans based on business requirements and a Postman test suite for automation of the testing of the API
  • Assist with manual functional testing of the end-to-end solution as necessary

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.NET Technical Lead

I am looking for a .NET Tech Lead for a creative digital agency in central London.

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Neil