Lead Developer

London Up to £75,000 + Equity options Permanent

Working model: Team meetups in London once every 2 months

About the Job:

Are you ready to take the lead in a mission-driven environment? I've partnered with a SUPER exciting startup who have a brand new SaaS platform, delivering innovative solutions in urban planning and community engagement, which is powered by AI and needs a dynamic Lead Developer to join their exciting journey as they scale.

What you'll need to be successful...

  • 6+ years of relevant experience, ready to take responsibility for a startup team and support company growth.
  • Strong experience with PHP and any MVC framework.
  • Experience with frontend tech, in particular, experience with modern JS frameworks such as Vue.
  • Track record in small software development teams, preferably within a startup and/or a SaaS-based platform.
  • Coaching or management experience with software developers, project managers, or data scientists.
  • Comfortable collaborating with a small remote/distributed startup team.

You'll blow them away if you have...

Experience with integrating OpenAI/other LLMs and/or a keen interest in AI functionality.

Why Join them?

  • Cutting-Edge Impact: Drive features that make a real difference in communities.
  • Diverse Challenges: Engage in feature development, QA, cybersecurity, and more.
  • Champion Diversity: Contribute to a company prioritizing demographic representation.
  • Impact-Driven: Every line of code contributes to their social mission.

On a day to day, you'll be doing the following:

  • Lead the technical team, overseeing execution and providing direction.
  • Collaborate with the CEO and team to design technical solutions.
  • Full-stack software development and documentation.
  • Oversee technical quality assurance, security, and data protection.
  • Write testable, scalable, and efficient code, leading code reviews.
  • Clearly communicate results, concepts, and progress.

What benefits would you get?

  • Great base salary + equity options
  • Mission-driven team in a small, growing, and innovative environment.
  • Flexibility, including consideration for family and personal commitments and fluid
  • Remote work with Central London office space (Barbican)
  • Company share options eligibility after 12 months.

You will need to be based within the UK and able and happy to commute to a London-based office once every two months. If this sounds like a great opportunity, you're ready to grab it with both hands, reach out or apply!

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