Backend Development Technical Lead

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Backend Development Technical Lead

G.Network is changing connectivity in London.  As a 100% full fibre network, we are digging streets and deploying fibre to the premises (FTTP) across central London, offering world class products supported by industry leading service.

Private Equity backed and founder led, G.Network has ambitious expansion plans and as a consequence is looking for a Backend Development Technical Lead to help us realise them. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an entrepreneurial minded, excellence driven individual to drive customer growth at one of the most innovative telecoms companies in the UK.

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced technical lead, to join our team as a squad leader.

As a squad leader, you will work closely with the Head of Development to define the architecture, deliverables and timelines to meet the needs of a rapidly growing young business and lead your squad through the scrum process to deliver valuable software solutions.

This role would suit a naturally collaborative engineer, looking to move into a leadership role whilst staying hands on. You will play a pivotal role in shaping and defining our architecture, so it is vital that you thrive in a technically challenging role and want to apply best practices to cutting edge technology to deliver exceptional software.

You will lead your squad, through each sprint. Guiding and supporting squad members towards the sprint goal; ensuring the squad adheres to the defined processes and delivers value.

Starting with building an API to enable the automated on boarding of more than 2 million new customers, our road map includes projects to deliver back office and automation projects, as well as a platform to manage our fibre network.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new software engineering team, centred around continuous improvement. To work in a modern, collaborative, Agile development environment; to learn and grow, and help shape a business-critical software platform and play a vital role in the success of the organisation.

The Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to software development projects: coding, reviewing and testing new features, integrations and bug fixes.
  • Lead, guide and support squad members.
  • Facilitate and participate in Scrum ceremonies.
  • Collaborate on and contribute to architectural plans.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure requirements are met to the highest standard.

The Deliverables:

As a development team, we commit to delivering value through new features and enhancements to our software platform. As part of that team, you will participate in setting those commitments and delivering on them.

You will also develop your own skillset, with our support, and help us raise the bar of excellence across the wider engineering team.


You Offer:

You are an enthusiastic, curious software engineer. Capable of contributing to the ongoing modelling and design of complex software projects. You are keen to learn and develop your own skills, as well as deliver high quality software, as part of a close knit team.

You Have:

  • NodeJS
  • AWS Compute: EC2, ECS, Lambda, Kubernetes, etc.
  • AWS Database
  • TDD
  • Git
  • MongoDB
  • Design Patterns
  • Agile Methodologies (Scrum)
  • Jira experience


  • Domain Driven Development
  • Micro Services
  • Event Driven Architecture / Event Sourcing


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