Up to £600 per day
6 months ago
Tech Team Lead - 6 month contract - West London - £600 per day
Teams: iOS, Android, web & TV
Platform: Streaming media entertainment service - VoD / OTT - Europe wide
Sector: Broadcast and Entertainment
We are hiring a Tech Lead to be the key point of contact for the development of a Video on Demand streaming entertainment service. You will be responsible for setting the direction for the tech stacks for the different teams across iOS, Android, web and TV apps.
This is a new role and as such you'll be involved in the early stages of recruitment, onboarding and line management as the new teams form. You'll have overall responsibility for the day-to-day technical production of all new Digital OTT products across Europe, ensuring that products are delivered on time, within budget and meeting quality specifications set out by the business.
Your role will involve planning, organising, resourcing and managing a distributed team of developers & testers in collaboration with Delivery Managers as well as being responsible for keeping the relevant key stakeholders informed of all areas of the product - Product, Platform, Front End apps and Web.
- Exceptional leadership in project management, evangeliser, and enforcer of the standards and guidelines of our Development Process. A proven motivator and team leader, with the ability to drive teams forward while maintaining strong morale, focus and efficiency.
- Excellent written and verbal communication and listening skills. An eye for detail and proven organisational skills.
- Proven ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and fast-changing environment. To track overall budget and spending to ensure control of development costs.
- Able to balance technical solutions with time, cost and human factors; and to devote the necessary time to planning, directing and controlling team activities.
- Extensive, practical project management experience, managing budgets and spending with experience of controlling development costs, whilst ensuring quality is achieved and deadlines hit.
- Experience of working with multiple stakeholders (internal and external) with different goals, objectives and aspirations.
- Excellent technical awareness and skills, including working knowledge of Backend: PHP Frameworks, Zend, Cake. GitHub
If you feel your skills and experience are a good match and you are free now or coming available soon, then please apply with our latest CV and we'll be in touch.