Lead Engineer

Lead Engineer

Job Title: Lead Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000
Reference: 7415
Contact Name: Jordan Hayward
Job Published: February 12, 2019 09:59

Job Description

Lead Engineer – Start-up – Central London – Python / Django – £100,000

I am working with an exciting product-based company that is developing web-based solutions that is have a monumental impact on society.

They were formed over 7 years ago and currently have around 50 employees across the business with 15 of them sitting within the IT department which the Lead Engineer will be responsible for. They develop platforms and applications that are used in house across the healthcare sector in the UK. They use Python and Django heavily to build these solutions for their customers and have a team of extremely skilled and passionate engineers lead by two of the industry’s best technical leads.

As a Lead Engineer, you will be directly managing, but working in close sync, with the two technical leads. You will be responsible for overseeing and managing the development team and ensuring that releases are being delivered to the best standard. You will also be implementing processes to refine the lifecycle of development and ensuring efficiency is increased as well as ensuring the quality of code is maintained and improved. To be successful you will need to have:

  • Recent hands on coding experience
  • Experience managing development team of around 5+
  • A background coding in Python/Django
  • Experience from start to finish of the development lifecycle
  • Proven track record of managing projects including the architecture, development and launch
  • Understanding of front-end tech stack (JavaScript, React, Angular) would be beneficial


A generous salary of up to £100,000 is on offer with a bonus, share options, pension and many more benefits.

This is a 50/50 split between management and hands on coding therefore, if you have experience in a similar position and enjoy both aspects of the role then please click apply or send an up to date CV to

Lead Engineer – Start-up – Central London – Python / Django – £100,000