Overview

Hawk is an exciting technology business moving from a focus on the UK food safety sector into a global focus on IoT lead solutions. As an IoT business all our products consist of integrated software and hardware across multiple devices, OS and cloud. We have customers across the UK and in N. America and will do 7 figures of revenue this year.

We are in the process of a redevelopment cycle both in software and hardware. We have built a fantastic set of products but need to broaden our dev and software management skills. You will be joining us at an important stage in our company’s growth from a UK to a global business.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Technical Lead potentially growing to CTO at Hawk. This will be a key member of the management team. We’re backed by seasoned investors and management within the Tech space. This person will be responsible for the end to end delivery of the software side of the product delivery process. They will manage a core team in London with a team of senior developers in Delhi.

The ideal candidate will have excellent coding skills and have no less than 7 years of relevant experience. The role will be located in our Central London offices, a few minutes from nearest tube station.

You will be:

  • Passionate about software and development methodologies
  • Proactive in finding solutions to problems that you haven’t seen before
  • Able to step back and see the big picture, and to break tasks down into simpler forms where necessary
  • Someone who enjoys working at a fast pace to keep up with a fast tempo
  • A team player who thrives on leading a team and getting the best out of others
  • Enjoys motivating, building and managing the technical team.

You must have:

  • 7+ years development experience of Javascript (especially React), API’s, Database building, HTML, CSS and PHP
  • Experience in developing a technology strategy to launch products to market.
  • Experience of leading an Agile environment, collaborating with design and QA teams
  • Experience in implementing and designing scalable and robust applications
  • Excellent communication skills including excellent verbal and written English
  • The desire to work with others to build innovative products
  • A focus on quality at every step of the development lifecycle
  • Have a Computer Science degree or similar from a reputable institution.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, be organised and prioritise.
  • Experienced in interacting with and managing international dev resource
  • Desire to experiment, learn and create.
  • Full-stack developer, Frontend and Backend happy to do hands-on coding

It’s nice if you have:

  • Experience in setting coding standards
  • Interest in connected devices
  • Experience of unit and integration testing
  • Experience with UI/UX Design and storyboarding
  • Familiar with Cloud based platforms such as AWS/Azure

You must be a strategist, as well as hands-on, this is a great opportunity needing someone to bring passion and drive.

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