Technical Lead

Job Type: Permanent / full time

Location: Teesside / Remote Working

We are a technology company who help businesses grow and thrive through digital innovation. At MCD we specialise in helping companies harness the power of digital technology. We take a consultative approach to understand how businesses operate and the challenges they face and then recommend digital solutions. We design and build digital products such as mobile apps, websites and business systems. We are data focussed and results driven.

We are looking for a master of their craft, who can’t sleep at night without knowing that our  digital products are beautifully designed, that they provide the perfect user experience and that their code is semantically perfect, elegant and bug free. A problem solver and deep thinker who doesn’t mind venturing into the unknown. The right candidate will join us with enthusiasm and drive.

THE ROLE

This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented Technical Lead with experience in web & app development to join our growing tech company in the Tees Valley. We are looking for someone who is passionate about digital to join and support the business by managing the technical aspect of our digital products across web and mobile.

Working on projects and following agile methodologies, you will contribute to all new and ongoing digital development projects. We are looking for someone who has the vision to support the production of bold and brilliant digital solutions, using the latest technologies and contribute to the overall growth of the business.

As Technical Lead, we are looking for someone to foster innovation, exploration, quality and control. Interacting with design, QA and back-end programmers you will need to be flexible, adaptable and focused, with a high attention to detail.

You will be working throughout the development life cycle, creating responsive web based work and native mobile applications. You will also play a key role in devising the user experience and front end development, allowing you to take ownership of full project work and life-cycle, while also playing a role in gravitating towards the newest development technologies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • analysing user requirements
  • writing and testing code, refining and rewriting it as necessary
  • researching, designing and writing new software programs
  • developing existing programs by analysing and identifying areas for modification
  • integrating existing software products and getting incompatible platforms to work together
  • creating technical specifications
  • writing systems to control the scheduling of jobs or to control the access allowed to users or remote systems
  • writing operational documentation with technical authors
  • maintaining systems by monitoring and correcting software defects
  • working closely with others, such as project managers, graphic artists, UX designers, other developers, systems analysts and sales and marketing professionals
  • consulting clients and colleagues concerning the maintenance and performance of software systems with a view to writing or modifying current operating systems
  • investigating new technologies
  • continually updating technical knowledge and skills by attending in-house and external courses, reading manuals and accessing new applications.

SKILLS

Web development, application developer, agile, daily scrum, some of: iOS app development (swift), Android App development (java), HTML5, Javascript (react / node), PHP (codeigniter, laravel), Agile Project approach.

BENEFITS

up to £35k salary

up to £2,500 kit budget

Work from home options

HOW TO APPLY

If this role feels like it was made for you then we’d like to hear from you. Please send your CV, along with a covering letter and links to any examples of your work to hello@mcdsystems.co.uk

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