Tech Lead - (PHP DevOps) - Full time, permanent

The Smalls
London (East)
Unspecified Competitive
30 Sep 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Company The Smalls is a video content marketplace that connects its community of over 15,000 independent filmmakers with brands, publishers and agencies looking to generate content via digital platforms. By combining strategic advertising expertise and an end to end service with boundless creativity, The Smalls offers a streamlined, cost effective way to generate and produce high quality video content. The Smalls offering is rooted in excellence and authenticity, born out of The Smalls Film Festival (annually since 2006). To date The Smalls clients range is very diverse with a large section of leading global, strategic and forward thinking brands utilising the company, to collaborate and engage with our talented community of creative filmmakers from all over the world. The UK is the highest selling and primary market, with accelerated plans to expand internationally in 2016. We are located in vibrant Shoreditch and share office space with one of UK’s most successful tech start-ups, Unruly Media. The Role We’re seeking a Tech Lead to run our software development and technical operations. This is a small, distributed project team (two developers in central Europe). Key Responsibilities: Manage remote technical team and lead LAMP and Salesforce development efforts Take overall project management responsibility for project delivery Write some code and review the code written by others Own technical operations, including deployment, monitoring, incident response, backup & recovery, site availability and scaling Ensure team members are focused and delivering consistently Facilitate communication between remote developers and in-house product owners Relentlessly blast through project impediments Manage changing priorities and requirements Report progress to business stakeholders regularly; establish and track KPIs Requirements 3 years of hands-on coding experience with PHP and MySQL Proven project management experience Experience with application integration with Salesforce a major plus Good knowledge of test, integration and deployment automation (TDD, BDD, CI, CD) 3 years of experience of delivering projects in a technical environment using Agile methodologies 3 years of experience running technical operations, including deployment, production support, and incident response Experience with leading, managing and coaching teams in a dynamic and changing startup environment Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to communicate product / project information to both nontechnical and technical audiences Extensive experience of working with Asana or similar Friendly, supportive, positive, can-do attitude This job was originally posted as