Software Lead

Location: London Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum Type: Permanent

Software Engineering Lead is required for a gaming 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 & are already growing into a major high street name both here in the UK & in the US.

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

The business is Series A funded, reporting to the CTO & 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++ & 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 & testing new features. The company are also highly social & are looking at building a social team culture. Monday is the main stakeholder communication day, with CEO one to ones & 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 & complex technical challenges for gaming technology apply now.