Engineering Team Lead

Be-IT are delighted to be partnering with their logistics client based in Edinburgh on the lookout for an Engineering Team Lead to join their team.

Our client was founded in Edinburgh in 2000 and has since grown from strength to strength becoming a leading provider of cloud-based logistics software. Not only are they on a mission to simplify the complex problems which arise in the logistics sector, they are also committed to ensuring their clients are as efficient as possible both from accost and ecological perspective.

About the role:

You will be at the forefront of guiding a group of Software Engineers, spanning from junior to senior levels, ensuring meticulous planning and effective communication of their tasks, while promptly addressing and resolving any identified obstacles.  This role will be a blend of people management and technical leadership – their technology stack includes PHP & JavaScript – however they are open to experience of all languages!


  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of an engineering team using Agile methodologies
  • Actively guiding and mentoring team members in a positive and constructive manner
  • Ensuring the production of high-quality, secure, and functional code by the team
  • Monitoring team velocity and identifying impediments to continuous improvement.
  • Assigning suitable tasks to team members to facilitate smooth workflow.
  • Collaborating with Product and Customer Success Teams to prioritize and schedule the team's workload.
  • Providing regular Sprint updates and reports on team progress
  • Engaging in coding as needed to contribute to the team's deliverables.

Experience Required:

  • A commitment to ongoing enhancement of both technical expertise and interpersonal abilities
  • Demonstrated proficiency in mentoring fellow engineers
  • In-depth comprehension of programming languages and adherence to best practices
  • Exceptional communication prowess
  • Aptitude for shepherding a project from inception to completion
  • Robust problem-solving capabilities

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary: up to £70,000 depending on experience
  • 30 days holiday a year, with an extra day for every year worked (for 10 years!)
  • Opportunity to buy 5 extra holiday days.
  • High spec workstation, multiple monitors, and your choice of operating system
  • A commitment to your development through an individual training budget
  • A flexible working employer, work where’s best for you.
  • A great office working environment – complimentary fruit, drinks, ice cream and snacks in the office – strong transport links and free parking.
  • Company social events, virtual and in person

If this sounds like the next big step in your career then please do not hesitate to get in touch with Zoe Calder on 0141 378 6672 or [email protected] – don’t worry if you don’t have a CV ready – I still want to hear from you!


Principal/Tech Lead
Job Posted: 
Mon, 19 Feb 2024 11:29:10 GMT
Closing Date: 
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 11:29:10 GMT

Your contact for this job

Zoe Calder
0141 378 6672

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