Lead Front End Developer

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A rapidly growing FinTech aiming to change the way people manage their finances - starting with their credit score and report

Role:

  • Defining then executing the digital and administrative multi-market roll out plan
  • Managing a distributed cross functional team of 7 across the UK and India
  • Sourcing, recruiting and hiring multiple QA and Front End roles in India

Achievements:

  • Re-architecting the React / Redux (saga) application to use micro-frontends and functional testing
  • Rewrote all components to use 'hooks' after React 16.8 release causing ~35% smaller file sizes
  • Created a playbook for hiring and building cross functional engineering teams Internationally, executed in South Africa and India (has since been utilised in Australia after departure)
  • Consistently awarded end of quarter accolades, 2nd biggest technical contribution of the year