What we’re looking for...
We're Zuto and we're looking for a passionate, talented and ambitious Tech Lead to join our team.
Who we are...
Zuto is a marketplace connecting customers, lenders and dealers. Our reason for being is to transform the car finance experience with simplicity and integrity.
We believe in enabling our team of over 300 Zutonites, based across two sites in Manchester City Centre and South Manchester to work autonomously within an energising and inspiring environment. Our teamwork productively and imaginatively when they are free from rigid hierarchy and structures, focused on solving customer problems and delivering a world-class customer journey. Zuto’s flexible and supportive approach empowers achievement and the delivery of outstanding results.
Zuto has a solid history and we are building on these strong foundations to bring about industry transformation by applying internet economy business methodologies to completely re-define the customer experience and reset expectations, with the goal of reducing the process, which currently can take days, to one hour or less.
Once perfected in the UK, we believe that the business model can be replicated internationally and that Zuto can become a global enterprise.
What will my role responsibilities be?
As a Zuto technical lead, you will be responsible for the design, development, testing, and operations for a broad range of products developed by one of our product engineering squads. We are building an end-to-end online car financing journey that blends our sales advisor and customer experiences with powerful automated systems that takes the hassle and stress out of buying a car.
We have multiple opportunities for technical leads and you could either be leading our customer experience squad on greenfield projects making use of Twilio to build out a contact centre in the cloud or helping define totally greenfield high growth areas.
All Zuto squads are built-up including cross-functional disciplines to enable you and your team to deliver features end to end. Alongside leading day to day technical operations for the team, you will be providing line management to developers within the squad and empowering them to become the best developers they can be. This role will be technically hands-on with expected splits of 60/40 split of hands-on to management.
Experience and Behaviours
- Proven experience working as a senior engineer/tech lead for high traffic fault-tolerant web applications.
- Passionate to work in ‘Agile’ / Scrum / Kanban approaches to software development.
- Comfortable working in an experimental culture and familiar with delivering early and often to build, measure, learn cycles.
- Keen eye for analytics, making data-driven decisions is second nature to you.
- Experience of influencing software engineer’s best practices within your team.
- Strong desire to learn, educate others and make improvements.
- Highly motivated to research and work to best practice standards, bringing knowledge into Zuto
What we are offering you...
The opportunity to solve complex problems in a technically challenging and innovative environment. You will also have numerous opportunities to progress your career and personal skills working alongside industry technical experts. You will have the opportunity to work on greenfield projects utilising a broad range of cutting-edge technologies including React, Redux, .NET Core and AWS and Twilio.
Plus a competitive salary and fabulous benefits package including;
25 days holiday, rising to 27 after 2 full years of employment,
Your birthday and charity volunteering days off
Flexible hours and remote working options
Health Shield cash plan - save £100's on your personal health plus dependancies every year!
What are you waiting for? Apply today to start your Zutonite journey!