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Software Engineering Lead

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Digital & Development

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  • Salary:

    £100000 - £120000 per annum + 20% Share Options

  • Contact:

    Alex Holliday

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Software Engineering Lead is required for a scaleup B2C VR experience company with the role looking to grow into a Head of Software Engineering position. The business has developed the concept of an Augmented Reality / AR gaming venue for all ages and are already growing into a major high street name both here in the UK and in the US.

The successful candidate with be a software engineer with experience in the preferably C#.Net OR LAMP/PHP technology stack and interested owning the software development and development challenges in a fast growing, agile environment which is lean and very product focused. You should be interested in how technology interacts with customers and people ideally with an interest in Virtual Reality / VR and gaming. As an engineer by trade with the capability to lead and project manage whilst remaining hands-on.

The business is Series A funded, reporting to the CTO and a Board of proven entrepreneurs with multiple successful exits behind them. The role would suit someone that would relish the start-up challenge, the relative chaos that comes with every changing demand of a growing small business, the blend of hands-on to management responsibilities, code while also project managing multiple technology streams such as IOT / Embedded Development / C# / C++ and PHP code while not necessarily being proficient in all. These challenges should excite you.

There will be scope for hybrid/remote working in this role however there will be core office days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) where you will often be hands on with the gaming technology and testing new features. The company are also highly social and are looking at building a social team culture. Monday is the main stakeholder communication day, with CEO one to ones and strategy meetings.


  • Experienced software developer / software engineer in ANY of the following: C# .Net, C++ or LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL & PHP) Stack
  • Desire to technically leader / Project Management
  • Genuine enthusiasm about working in a small scaleup business being able to respond to new issues daily
  • Working in a Lean or Agile environment
  • Strong academics from a reputable university

This opportunity is unique allowing you to fast track your career into a senior leadership position. If you are motivated by a fast-growing business and complex technical challenges for gaming technology apply now.

Alex: alexh@pioneer-search.com