Head of backend
Location: Leeds City Centre (UK applicants only)
Salary: Competitive, based on experience and skill set
Experience: 5+ years development, 1+ years management
We’re looking for a like-minded, talented and highly skilled individual to lead and manage our multi-disciplined team of talented back-end & software developers. You’ll be supporting them in continuing to build award-winning, industry-leading work.
You’ll be responsible for the quality and technical approach taken by team members, ensuring it is in-line with the company strategy – and that your team’s projects are delivered on time and on budget.
It’ll be important to maintain a professional culture within the team, where individuals take ownership, are fastidious and proud of delivering excellence and quality.
The ideal candidate should be able to review and write clean, reusable code, and be keen to expand their skill set within a company that has been enjoying rapid growth and grown a reputation for producing excellent and engaging work for the world’s biggest brands.
You will need at least 5 years of development experience, and a year of managing a team under your belt.
You will report directly to the Technical Directors and have six direct reports.
Interviews are followed by a trial day at the office (during the COVID-19 outbreak alternative arrangements will be made), where you will be required to showcase your technical capability, demonstrable experience and ability to integrate into our team.
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Parallax is a Leeds-based digital transformation agency with a client-base of local and national SMEs, international clients and blue-chip corporations.
We cover a lot of areas but our main focus is to design and build excellent websites and applications. Our other services include digital strategy, branding, content, internet marketing and social media.
We’re always open to new ideas and have a history of helping our clients achieve success in the online world and beyond.
Interviews are followed by a trial day at the office (during the COVID-19 pandemic alternative arrangements will be made), where you will be required to showcase your technical capability, demonstrable experience and ability to integrate into our team.
We’re the kind of company that work with people, not CVs. If you’re not totally up to speed with every one of the following, don’t worry – we’re good at seeing potential in people and if you’ve got the right attitude for the job and a passion for enhancing and expanding your skills, we want to work with you.
Essential - Proven experience as a Quality Assurance Tester or similar role : Experience in project management and QA methodology : Ability to document and troubleshoot errors : Working knowledge of test management software : Excellent communication skills : Attention to detail : Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude : Strong organisational skills.