Full-Stack Technical Lead

Job description

Full-Stack Technical Lead

Circa £85k + bens

Are you a Full-stack Software Development Lead / Senior Software Developer looking to challenge yourself and make an impact within a pioneering and innovative team here at Summit?  Technology is key to the future of the business and as we grow and look to scale in the Automotive industry, we are looking for Senior Full-Stack Technical Leads to build and design our applications, based from our London Soho offices with UK travel.


Pivotal and urgent appointments for Summit, Senior Technical Leads take ownership of project teams, comprising of 4 to 5 on / off shore Developers who are building cutting edge SaaS solutions for the Automotive industry.  We work with a number of technologies, tools and frameworks including but not limited to; JavaScript, ReactJS, VueJS, Azure, PHP, Kibanna, Elastic Search, Rabbit MQ and others.  

The role involves not only development but also leading with architecture and technical design of the product.  You will be hands-on designing and developing software components, providing technical insight and coaching the team in a technical capacity.  Ensuring a high level of engagement you will be key in guiding the team, providing strategy input and driving best practice.


This full time opportunity is for Developers who have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and bring a high level of strategy and governance into a start-up environment. 


About You

With knowledge of web applications and scaling enterprise solutions, you'll be a Senior Developer, ideally as proficient with front end as you are back end.  With full stack experience and knowing at least a little bit of everything, it’ll make you capable of understanding what goes into a project and which ones of these technologies a project actually needs, which is vital here.

Analytical, logical with good problem-solving skills, adept at communicating both internally and externally, you'll likely have had experience working with third party / offshore teams in the past.  Your strong stakeholder management skills will allow you to liaise with Product Owners to identify the ideal technology solution for the product and, your experience of coaching and leading from a technical perspective, will allow you to successfully lead a team of on / off shore developers. 

If you’re interested in finding out more and becoming a changemaker we look forward to hearing from you.  Applications will be actioned within 48 hours of being received.  A competitive base salary is on offer, plus opportunities for progression and benefits (inc. pension, life assurance, profit share, health care cash plan, experience for life and 26 days hol + banks).  Successful candidates must have and be able to evidence their right to work in the UK.  No speculative agency CVs please.

About Us

Summit are changemakers in automotive ecommerce. We are deeply involved in the transformation that ecommerce is having in automotive, bringing our 17 years of expertise in retail. We don’t behave like system integrators or consultancies, we are practitioners.  Manufacturers and Dealers trust us to help them on their automotive journey. We empower our clients to use ecommerce and digital, making it more likely that people will buy from them, than anyone else.