Lead Software Developer

Job Title: Lead Software Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH58822_1495018714
Contact Name: Dagmara Kukla
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2017 11:59

Job Description

Lead Software Developer

Central London + benefit package

Permanent 70-80K

Handle have partnered with a major international publisher to help them find a lead software developer for their internal publishing platform.

This is a very exciting role which will involve architecture, test delivery and maintenance of their custom in-house software which integrates over twenty Adobe tools used for editing and publishing to a bespoke platform.

Main responsibilities as Lead Developer / Architect:

  • You will design, develop and test bespoke software using Xcode and front end technologies
  • Implement innovative solutions and automate the processes of publishing
  • Document code using Github on a daily basis so it is correctly backed up, oversee all repositories and work flow of the team of engineers, make sure all code is organised to the highest standard
  • Collaborating with publishing and IT department to assure smooth testing, functionality and implementation of new solutions
  • Working in a Agile Environment using best TDD practices.

As Lead Developer / Architect you need to have:

  • Experience designing and implementing software architecture - ideally in publishing industry
  • Xcode and JavaScript programming, Objective- c
  • Expertise in Macs and Adobe applications
  • Expertise in XML and XSLT
  • Knowledge of Mac OS X, Shell scripting.
  • Experience of using a source control management system (currently Git)
  • Experience of using an issue tracking system (currently Github)
  • Expertise Test Driven Development approach (TDD)
  • Experience in software implementation and deployment

"Nice to have" skills and experience:

  • XML, InDesign DOM, Photoshop DOM, Illustrator DOM, Acrobat DOM, Shell Script, Apple script
  • Experience working on an integration project to Mac environment
  • Any relevant automation tools development

APPLY NOW! Or get in touch with Dagmara Kukla on LinkedIn for more details.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.