Technical Lead

As a tech lead, you work with one of our amazing delivery leads. Together, you lead your team to deliver high quality software. You love solving complex problems, and customer value is your north star.


You are comfortable consulting with technology stakeholders outside of your team. You are a technology polyglot, and an evangelist for agile ways of working.

Day to day, you will spend roughly half of your time working on code, pairing with engineers on the team, reviewing their code and helping them pick the right design to solve the problem. In the other half, you’ll be supporting the other functions (delivery, product) and our clients with decisions impacted by the technical strategy of the project and providing support and line management to engineers on your team.


What we need from you is some experience with the below;

  • ES6, Ruby, JavaScript/node.js, TypescriptNode.js, Go, Clojure or others,
  • React, React Native, Elm, Vue, Angular
  • Sass, CSS Modules, CSS-in-JS, PostCSS
  • RESTful APIs and GraphQL
  • ElasticSearch, Redis, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL
  • Docker, Kubernetes, Serverless, Terraform
  • Provisioning infrastructure with AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • Designing, running and supporting highly-available and reliable production systems
  • Designing monitoring, logging and alerting strategies.

About Red Badger


The best bit about Red Badger is, of course, the team. We’ve been around for 8+ years now and we are over 100 strong. We are really proud of our people; we support and learn a lot from each other; we work really hard but have fun doing it. We are a diverse group made up of 22 different nationalities, speaking 17 different languages.


Our 3 founders, Dave, Cain and Stu, who have considerable tech and consultancy experience and still own 100% of the company. We’ve been consistently profitable and have grown responsibly from the beginning


We are based at Old Street in the heart of “tech city” and get thoroughly stuck in with the brilliant community around us. We run several meetups including the hugely popular React London, invite other groups to host their events in our office such as Lua London and Ladies Who Code and speak at events like Digital Shoreditch and LNUG.


We make sure our team is well looked after with generous salaries and a great benefits package which includes

  • Annual £2K training budget
  • Generous Pension
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Income Replacement Benefit
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Your choice of hardware and mobile phone
  • Matched (pre-tax) charity PAYE donations
  • Cycle to work
  • Enhanced parental leave


Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments at any point in the interview process.


Red Badger is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we're dedicated to hiring and developing a diverse workforce.


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How to Apply

If you'd like to know more or you want to apply please get in touch with your CV, Stackoverflow profile, Github, code, portfolio and anything else you think we might be interested in.

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