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Lead Developer - labworks.io
United Kingdom (London, Farringdon)
Full-time

We’ve just completed a funding round at labworks.io and we’re looking for a lead developer to join our team.

If you’re interested in joining the leading smart speaker game developer in Europe and you want to oversee the development of globally successful voice games, then we’d love to hear from you.

The current team of 3 frontend and backend developers is growing and we’re looking for someone to help develop that. You’ll be involved in hiring decisions, team development/up-skilling and ensure we are developing as technical trends change.

In addition you will be expected to organise all development tasks, mentor the team and ensure work is completed to a high standard.

Responsibilities include
• Managing a team of 3-4 developers
• Contributing technical expertise to our strategy and pipeline
• Making technical architecture decisions
• Controlling workflow and prioritising tickets for the team on Asana
• Ensure tests are being written and QA is completed

Ideally you’ll
• Have led an engineering team before
• Be able to demonstrate knowledge in both backend and frontend technologies
• Have extensive knowledge of Node.JS and serverless architecture
• Lead by example and write good, clean code
• Love to solve problems

It would be a bonus if you
• Have used smart speakers, or even played games on them
• Are passionate about gaming
• Have developed for smart speakers
• Have experience working with remote teams
• Have experience building with git, AWS, Alexa, Google Assistant and Bixby

What we offer at labworks.io
We believe in creating a great place to work where people are genuinely excited to come into work.

We believe in investing in people and helping them to grow and develop new skills.

We believe in having a compassionate and welcoming company culture where everybody is free to be themselves.

We believe in making sure our team are fairly rewarded for their work.

We believe that voice is going to be huge and that we provide an unrivalled opportunity to get early experience in this field.

We’re a small start-up and whilst there’s a lot of work to be done, we make sure that we keep a good work-life balance.

We are based in a shared workspace in Farringdon, London and would expect you to be able to work from the office most of the time, but working from home sometimes is also encouraged and working hours can be flexible.

Even if you don’t have all the requirements but think you could be a good fit, please get in touch with fiona@labworks.io as we are focussed on finding the right person to fit with our culture, regardless of specific experience.

To apply, send a cover letter and a CV to fiona@labworks.io.

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