Lead Software Engineer (Product Engineering) - Shaftesbury Avenue, London
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent - 40 hours per week
The Ambassador Theatre Group is an extraordinary success story in the live entertainment industry. Founded in 1992 in the UK, we’ve grown into the world’s number one live-theatre company today. We cover every discipline in the theatre industry, from operating venues to ticketing platforms and producing shows. We are passionate about great shows and our ambition is to help them find the largest possible audiences.
We are currently looking to recruit a Lead Software Engineer who cares about creating performant, accessible and operationally excellent systems that offer great user experiences. Someone who values communication and collaborative approaches to finding the right solution, and is willing and excited to learn new skills and share their knowledge with others. You’ll manage a team of engineers (3-5), and as Team Lead and be responsible for supporting and developing the team through line management to continued success.
We care a lot about our technology, for example keeping our stack up-to-date, following best practices and industry standards. Our current stack utilises ReactJS, Redux, Typescript and NodeJS on AWS, and all team members have the opportunity to steer our technical direction.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to provide a stage for everyone. Onstage and off, we hold ourselves accountable for nurturing an inclusive culture.
We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer, which means that we are taking action to ensure that people with disabilities and long-term health conditions feel supported, engaged and able to fulfil their potential in the workplace. We will offer an interview or recruitment event to disabled candidates who tell us they wish to participate in the scheme and who demonstrate in their application that they best meet the essential criteria for the role. Where we receive more applications than we are reasonably able to interview for any given role, we will retain applications for the next available interview opportunity wherever possible.