ABOUT THE ROLE
Driftrock is on the hunt for a Principle Developer to lead our engineering team.
This role is a chance to remain hands on with the codebase, whilst managing a team of passionate engineers who genuinely care about what they do.
WHO ARE DRIFTROCK?
Driftrock was started with the aim of making marketing better. There’s no excuse for being chased around the internet by images of products you’ve already bought!
Instead, Driftrock's software glues together data to build a picture of the customer to help deliver useful marketing messages across advertising, messenger chat and websites, while helping protect privacy.
We're located at the base of the Shard, next to London Bridge station, although have a flexible working policy. Engineers often work remote or home when needed.
Driftrock’s tooling provides our users with a way to receive, transform, track and optimise leads and actions from various marketing channels. We glue this data together on the fly to build a picture of the customer.
The technology is a mixture of Elixir, Rubyand React applications hosted on Kubernetes and Google Cloud. We make use of Redis and Postgres for data storage and RabbitMQ for event processing.
As Principle Developer/Head of Tech, you will lead our engineering team, working directly into the CEO and collaborating with other teams to continually improve our product and drive innovation.
You will be expected to:
ABOUT THE TEAM
We’re a small team of 14 people at Driftrock and growing. Our product development team is currently 5 people, this means you'll be able to have a huge impact on the culture and practices of the team.
We believe in continuous improvement and we are constantly refining and improving how we work and communicate. One of the ways we do this is by performing fortnightly retrospectives, which are often run by different team members.
Currently we make use of daily standups and weekly prioritisation meetings to ensure we're pulling in the same direction and maintaining our focus of delivering value to our end users early and often.
We’ve spent a lot of time creating a culture that allows us to enjoy life, be parents, spend time with the people we care about. We think this makes us more productive and creative.
We believe we’re most happy when we are learning and building new things.
We’re a tight team, who enjoy spending time together.
We believe in valuing are employees as people and know that it’s important you feel secure with what you earn, and your financial security.
We will not be considering any recruitment agencies for this role.
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