Tech Lead – Sr Software Engineer

Greater London Contract / 6 months £0.00 - £500.00 per day

Tech Lead | Senior Software Engineer | 3 month contract


My client are a leading global mobile network on a mission to improve connectivity to mobile services. We are looking for a Senior Software engineer to act as Tech Lead for the software engineering team, reporting to the Engineering manager and to delegate responsibility and coordinate the technology roadmap.

Main Purpose of the role

The Tech Lead is the person we trust in and to whom we delegate the technical authority of a given scope. The Tech Lead works in conjunction with everyone internal and external to the team in order to produce technical solutions that are fit for purpose, scalable and reliable. It requires creativity, technical knowledge, decision making as well as strategic vision. The tech leads promote technological “get-out-of-the-way’ism” by creating enablers as part of our self-serviceable platform and solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Iterates with the product manager and other stakeholders to determine the technical requirements
  • Designs, documents and presents solutions in workshops for different audiences
  • Identifies solution dependencies, impacts, efforts and the resources required to deliver it
  • Interprets internal or external business issues, recommends solutions and best practices
  • Leads the team’s engineers by example, acting as a mentor in the engineering craft
  • Keeps the other engineers engaged with the technologies we’re working with
  • Evolves the engineering maturity to be on par with the non-functional and functional state-of-the-art
  • Communicates transparently to the whole business
  • Reaches out to other teams and works towards alignment and overall continuous improvement


  • Proven experience in developing and operating scalable and highly available systems in an effectively distributed ecosystem
  • Strong experience with development languages such as .NET
  • Extensive experience in integrations with REST API’s and data streams
  • Automation and “gitops” driven
  • Having contributed to telco open source projects is a big plus
  • Business oriented, capable to engage and discuss with non-technical persons in order to create technical requirements
  • Understands how big-picture goals inform technical details and vice-versa
  • Able to anticipate needs as well as problems and addresses them before they cause impact
  • Strong and confident technical decision making
  • High attention to detail. Doesn’t leave things to be addressed or left undone
  • Knows how to manage emotions and values re-enforcing relationships
  • Accepts other people’s contributions, expertise and experience
  • Focused on profitability and aligning “the what” and “the how” with “the why”
  • Confident and clear
  • Communicate honestly with stakeholders and knows how to give and get feedback
  • Action oriented

Tech Lead | Senior Software Engineer | 3 month contract

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Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2101-197088
Salary: £0.00 - £500.00 per day
Salary per: day
Job Duration: 6 months
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Software Engineering Jobs
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Contract

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