Technical Lead

April 12, 2024
  • Advert ID: 538722
  • Job Reference: PRD030-035
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £65000.00 to £85000.00 per year
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Technical Lead

£65,000 – £85,000 per annum + bonus + benefits

Hybrid – working from home with visits to our central Manchester office

🚗 Hello from Cinch – the UK’s trailblazer in simplifying car ownership! Our quest? To remove the faff and make car transactions as smooth as a well-oiled engine, all from the comfort of your own home. With the solid backing of BCA, one of the largest automotive groups in the UK, Cinch is steering the future of car ownership with innovation, insight, and a bit of British charm.

We’re revving up for a period of thrilling growth and are scouting for a Technical Lead whose passion for technology matches their drive for leadership. In our remote-first culture, you’ll lead our tech team on a journey of discovery, pushing the boundaries of AWS, React, and TypeScript, and setting the pace in a digital landscape that's always on the move.

cinch and tech innovation

Ready to work in an autonomous environment? To make big decisions? Be part of a growing team and help change the way the UK buys cars? cinch’s tech tribe is creating an environment where communication is open, decisions are made quickly, and everybody has the freedom to bring new ideas. With an exciting tech stack and the platform to create incredible things, our Engineering teams are revolutionising an industry. Apply now, and you could do that too.

The role

  • Leadership with Heart and Drive: Guide a team of talented engineers with a mix of encouragement, innovation, and collaboration. You’re not just overseeing; you’re inspiring a team of passionate people, fostering a space where future leaders are moulded.
  • Blueprints for Success: Take the helm in architectural decisions, advocate for engineering best practices, and ensure our technological journey aligns with our ambitious product roadmap, all while keeping the customer experience at the forefront.
  • A Champion of Quality: Lead the charge with TDD, CI/CD, and a steadfast quest for quality, ensuring that our code isn’t just functional, but phenomenal.
  • The Spirit of Continuous Improvement: Dare to innovate, championing a culture of constant enhancement. With a strategic and data-driven approach, you’ll keep us ahead of the curve, always aligned with our customers' evolving needs.
  • Collaboration that Drives Innovation: Work in tandem with product owners, UX designers, and your engineering squad to navigate priorities, drive product development, and deliver solutions that our customers adore.

The person

  • Embodies Technical Expertise: Has a proven track record in web application development, cloud solutions, and understands the nuances of service-oriented and event-driven architectures.
  • Leads with Passion: You're enthusiastic not just about technology but about guiding a team of equally passionate engineers towards greatness.
  • Innovates Relentlessly: Questions the status quo and solves complex challenges with intelligent, thoughtful solutions.
  • Learns Continuously: A lifelong learner, always on the lookout for new ideas and eager to advance both personally and professionally.
  • Thrives in Collaboration: Enjoys the dynamism of diverse, agile teams and contributes positively to a culture where everyone feels valued.

cinch and rewards

cinch’s benefits programme sees that our people are supported both in and out of work. That’s what a faff-free life is all about. We offer:

  • Competitive salaries and bonuses
  • Private Healthcare (Bupa)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Flexible/hybrid working policy
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to trained mental health first aiders
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption leave

And so much more!

cinch and you

In making the most out of a career at cinch you need to be curious, creative, and collaborative. See, we are putting you in the driver’s seat, in control of your career and ready to drive your own development. There’s no bureaucracy, no hierarchy, just an environment with values that bring us together and a purpose that sets us apart. Join us as we continue to accelerate, defy expectations, and revolutionise an entire industry.

Diversity and inclusion

cinch wants to help all kinds of people in the UK find and buy a car. So it makes good sense to have all kinds of people working with us on the challenge. Conversations and the decisions they lead to are better for featuring different voices. Representation matters.

And doing your job while not being your authentic self is not faff-free. Being free to be the best of who you are as you soar to professional greatness is the kind of business we commit to creating, as one.

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