• Uttoxeter, United Kingdom

Lead Software Engineer

Employment type:  Full time

Job Description

As a Lead Software Engineer at, you'll play a key role in helping to build the connected guest experience of the future at theme parks, zoos, resorts and other out-of-home entertainment venues.

You'll be a strong team player with a growth mindset and be involved in hands-on engineering, architecture design, strategy and people leadership — working on a product used by millions of people across four different continents.

Our technology already helps some of the world's best-known attractions, such as Alton Towers, Chester Zoo and Butlin's, to deliver a seamless guest experience and better business outcomes.


  • Lead an agile team to deliver quality software for our web application and APIs
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders across different teams, making strategic decisions in line with the long-term vision of the business
  • Facilitate the planning and implementation of our software architecture
  • Be a hands-on contributor to projects, writing high-quality code
  • Promote shared understanding and buy-in within both your own team and the wider business
  • Mentor and coach engineers, helping them to improve their skills and fulfil their potential
  • Ensure best practices and cultivate a world-class engineering culture


  • Experience designing, building and maintaining microservice architectures at scale
  • Deep knowledge of the AWS ecosystem and serverless architecture
  • A track record of solving complex engineering problems
  • A solid understanding of the SDLC, including CI/CD principles
  • Commercial experience with TypeScript, React and MySQL
  • Well-versed in TDD and test automation best practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to explain technical information to a variety of stakeholders
  • Experience mentoring and coaching other engineers, helping them to fulfil their potential and achieve their goals
  • A customer-centric mindset, able to deeply understand business needs and deliver the appropriate technical solutions


  • Competitive salary and share option scheme
  • 100% remote working with a remote work allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • 33 days paid holiday
  • High-end equipment
  • Quarterly company off-sites at fantastic attractions (our customers)

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Work from home allowance
Co-working space allowance
Pregnancy loss leave
Fertility treatment leave
Teambuilding days
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
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Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees are very happy with their salaries and feel that it is well above the market average

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Office locations

Fully remote with hot-desking space

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Awards & Achievements

Emerging companies

Emerging companies

Flexa100 2024
SaaS & Software

SaaS & Software

Industry awards 2023