Technical Lead

  • Job Reference: 473423143-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Capco
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Capco is a global technology and management consultancy specializing in driving digital transformation across the financial services industry. With a growing client portfolio comprising of global organizations, Capco operates at the intersection of business and technology, by combining innovative thinking with unrivalled industry knowledge to fast-track digital initiatives for banking and payments, capital markets, wealth and asset management, insurance, and the energy sector.

Capco's ingenuity is brought to life through its Innovation Labs, award-winning Be Yourself at Work culture and diverse talent. Our approach is tailor-made to fit with each client's problem with an emphasis on building long-term strategic partnerships that foster collaboration and trust. We have the people, the vision, and the passion.

Joining Capco means joining an organisation that is committed to an inclusive working environment where you're encouraged to #BeYourselfAtWork. We celebrate individuality and recognise that diversity and inclusion, in all forms, is critical to success.

It's important to us that we recruit and develop as diverse a range of talent as we can. We believe that everyone brings something different to the table - so we'd love to know what makes you different.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive technical direction in the team, covering one or more products/ projects;
  • Coordinate work across products/ projects and teams;
  • Make sure standards and best practices are being followed. Play an active role in defining and reviewing them;
  • Mentoring and coaching team members;
  • Play an important role in shaping the software development methodology, choosing the technical stack for the project, defining non-functional requirements, defining software architecture, etc.

Requirements:

  • Practical proficiency in the programming languages from your stack (backend and/ or frontend) - To be able to make good technical choices and do the code reviews;
  • Good level of skills related to data stores - In most projects, you deal with information read or stored somewhere. Also, this knowledge is a perfect ground for system design competence;
  • Effective collaboration skills - A good amount of your time is spent identifying and clearing roadblocks for your team. This requires effective collaboration skills. You will collaborate with different functions to get what your team needs to move forward;
  • Extensive knowledge of modern technology trends, especially in the Cloud space. Ensure the development team is leveraging standard project and DevOps tooling;
  • Good communication skills - Find ways for non-technical people to understand technical concepts;
  • Planning and estimation skills;
  • People skills - Mentoring, building relationships, influencing change;
  • Experience recruiting and interviewing for a fast-growth business area;
  • A strong interest in Financial Services;
  • A passion for growing and developing, a desire for self-improvement and a strong work ethic;
  • A real interest in Software Engineering and end-to-end design and delivery.
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  • Bonus Scheme
  • Private Pension
  • Budget for Certifications
  • Udemy Subscription
  • MacBook
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 2x Performance reviews p/a
  • 40 hours minimum training allowance
  • Hybrid working model
  • HR Interview
  • Technical Interview
  • Partner Interview
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