Tech Lead

Tech Lead

*This role is based remotely, with the long-term requirement to work flexibly from our Yeovil Head Office when required. This role will be working directly for Kingfisher plc.

We’re Kingfisher. You might know us as Screwfix, B&Q, Castorama, Brico Depot or Koctas. We’re made up of over 77,000 passionate people over 1300 stores operating in 8 countries. That’s right, we’re big – but we still have ambitions to become even bigger and even bigger and better!

We are looking for talented, digitally minded pioneers to join our ever-growing team. Here you’ll discover an environment where creators and innovators come together to craft the future of home improvement. We want to become the leading home improvement and grow he largest community in the world and that is where you come in!

It’s an exciting time at Kingfisher where we are investing heavily in our Digital functions, as a Tech Lead you’ll lead from the front and are sought-after for technical mentorship from across our teams. Over time, you will gain a depth of knowledge in the components of our technology stack assigned components. Whilst you will be operating at a senior level we still expect you to be a significant contributor to the teams that work with you day-to-day.

Leading and understanding our architectural standards and engineering methodologies is a must to be able to define and implement our software architectural quality attributes such as performance. Working alongside Solution and Enterprise Architects to evaluate and make technical decisions to craft a solution, taking these solution designs and translate into a technology roadmap that can b digested ad delivered by teams. Whilst working with the Infrastructure team you help to drive solid designs and then guide the development teams to ensure they release frequently and automatically through pe-production to production.

You will have a proven track record of ownership and crafting major improvements in large scale business-critical systems around stability, security, and scalability as you will be responsible for the technical direction of major areas of our technology stack. You should have experience in leading on the resolution of technical challenges through cross-team working and communication and the ability to influence and bring people onboard.

You’ll be working in a feature team with delivery leads, scrum masters, solution architects, technical leads, software engineers, analysts and testers in a collaborative environment to secure solutions. Using TDD to develop scalable and maintainable applications. Assisting with the continual deployment of our applications into a production environment and provide support for these applications. Ability to proactively contribute to bug fixing and maintaining applications whilst always striving to reduce technical debt in the process.

So if you can make pragmatic decisions whilst identify potential risk and are able to communicate the scope and progress whilst facing/anticipating future roadblocks this could be the opportunity for you!

Becoming part of our Kingfisher team is a fantastic opportunity, we want to be able to provide our employee’s with roles that engage them. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • PTO and family leave
  • Retirement plans

*This role is based remotely, with the long-term requirement to work flexibly from our Yeovil Head Office when required

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