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Senior React Developer/Lead Software Engineer - London

REAL Technical Solutions Limited|London, England, United Kingdom
2 months ago

Senior React Developer/Lead Software Engineer - London

£60,0000 - £70,000 plus excellent benefits and perks/based in Shoreditch, London

Core skills required: React/JavaScript/Node.js/MongoDB/HTML/CSS

My client a fast growing and award-winning fintech company, seek a dynamic and exciting Senior React Developer/Lead Software Engineer, ideally with core skills within the following areas: React/JavaScript/Node.js/MongoDB/HTML/CSS, to take ownership of their codebase, producing our collaborative savings product and hiring a small team of developers. You will be their lead developer, working alongside the Head of Product to build features that help their customers sign up faster, and provide new functionality to keep our existing customers engaged.

If you like working in a growing start-up, flexibility on how you work, and helping people achieve their goals around financial help and borrowing, this Senior React Developer/Lead Software Engineer - React/JavaScript/Node.js/MongoDB/HTML/CSS, role would be a great fit for you.

The business consists of experienced people who really understand digital platforms and technology and they adopt and test new technology regularly, but they currently use:

  • Node JS and Mongo DB hosted on AWS.
  • CSS3/HTML/JavaScript with common libraries for our Front End (incl. WordPress CMS).
  • Integrations with other platforms, such as HubSpot and other API data.
  • Expectation to adopt React which you will lead.

About you as the Senior React Developer/Lead Software Engineer:

  • Ideally 4+ years Agile development experience (incl. Front End and Back End services/databases), with experience of building for mobile users within the browser.
  • Experience using React and integrating with REST APIs.
  • Proficiency with source control management systems such as GIT.
  • Experience with common AWS setup, such as using S3 buckets.
  • Some experience with DevOps tools eg Jenkins.
  • Financial experience preferred but not required.

Responsibilities for the Senior React Developer/Lead Software Engineer - React/JavaScript/Node.js/MongoDB/HTML/CSS position:


  • Design technical solutions that help build what they need to build. Where there are big decisions to be made, present back to senior leadership to ensure continuity within the team.
  • Provide input to planned product changes and have your finger on the pulse of what customers expect with common design patterns.
  • Design new internal technical tools that help the team manage their customers more effectively.


  • Build technology at fast pace, balancing the trade-offs between scalability and go-to-market time.
  • Ensure that you are developing and improving their automated testing capabilities whilst they build new features/enhancements.
  • Take ownership and drive change wherever possible.

How they will reward you for being their Senior React Developer/Lead Software Engineer- React/Javascript/Node.js/MongoDB/HTML/CSS:

They believe in the importance of collaboration and family, and therefore have a flexible hours and inclusive working environment. They are based in Shoreditch, a modern and vibrant office space. As well as a fabulous team of colleagues, you will benefit from:

  • Flexibility to choose your working environment and hours.
  • Professional coaching to support your personal and professional development.
  • Pension contributions.
  • Regular team socials and activities - both virtually and in-person, when it's legal!
  • Daily fruit in the office and pizza and beer on a Thursday.
  • Fitness, social and community events including 5-a-side football, yoga, podcast room, and guest speakers.
  • Dog-friendly workplace.
  • Fee-free membership of their products to help you reach your own financial
  • Goals.
  • Support and group discounts with any home-buying services eg mortgage, solicitor, surveyor, insurance etc

Senior React Developer/Lead Software Engineer - London

£60,0000 - £70,000 plus excellent benefits and perks/based in Shoreditch, London