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Lead Developer (Javascript)

Job Title: Lead Developer (Javascript)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Circa £70,000-£80,000
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: ASAP
REF: AAJR 1322
Contact Name: Jason Rumney
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

An award winning London based Fintech startup are looking for a Lead Engineer to help drive their market-leading SaaS solution to the next level.

With VC funding behind them & the winner of some top Technology companies now is the perfect time to you a growing team.

Role Summary:

  • This role of Lead Software Engineer is intended to develop into that of CTO within 12 months of taking it up
  • At the time of joining, and after a transitional overlap period, you will be the sole member of the company’s engineering team. As such, you will be responsible for overseeing all development & sysadmin, any bug fixes and all other responsibilities of maintaining the company’s product and systems
  • Once you are up to speed with the product and architecture, your priority will be to determine development team needs and lead the ensuing recruitment process
  • You will lead the choice of which state of art development tools and programming techniques we use going forwards
  • You will be the leading responsibility for the product’s accounting system integrations from which we extract sales invoice information


  • The company’s product is currently architected in JavaScript using Meteor as a framework. although anyone with experience across AngularJS, ReactJS or Meteor is fine.
  • On the backend Python is used for data infrastructure. 
  • Strong OO JS experience is essential
  • At least 5 years commercial experience is essential too
  • Prior Startup experience is key
  • This role benefits from a competitive salary and a significant share option allocation

The role is paying up to 80k for the right experience 

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