Skylab is a strategic digital partner that applies its passion, experience and expertise in sport and technology to make a positive difference for clients, athletes and fans alike. Crucially, clients partner with Skylab because our ingenuity ensures we engineer a solution that gets the most out of technology, enabling us to affect powerful, positive change in sport, together. Through deep collaboration internally and externally, we partner extensively along the journey to ensure all strategic goals are matched with innovative and efficient technologies.
The role is exciting, varied and constantly evolving. You will have the ability to shape our strategic offering in the market so we are always one step ahead of our competitors and most importantly, creating products and experiences that produce great impact for our clients.
The company is split into two divisions. One division is a specialist in web development and applications for sporting organisations across the globe. The other division specialises in Elite Sports Performance Analysis working with some of the biggest names in sport. Together, the two divisions are able to create bespoke software solutions as well as a host of other services.
Our clients include England Athletics, Swim England, World Lacrosse, the LTA to name but a few.
As our technical lead you will be expected to deliver:
Innovation: market-leading innovation that our clients couldn’t get anywhere else.
Market-leading technical strategy: Leading our clients, driving them to be the most advanced and effective companies in the territories in which they operate.
5+ years relevant experience within a technical focused role
Expert understanding of digital, sport and technology
Excellent commercial, communication and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate complex subjects simply
Expert Excel user and great with Word and PowerPoint
Ability to work with senior clients on key strategy projects and comfortable presenting to senior management
Very efficient, producing significant output with minimal wasted effort
Focused under pressure and can deliver to a tight deadline
Ability to work autonomously
Experience using data visualisation tools like Tableau and Google Data Studio
Experience working with developers
Ability to understand, interpret and make suggestions to improve code and solutions through code reviews and other meetings.
Experience working with developers
Our current technology stack consists of the following, but as part of your role you’ll get to shape the future of our technology roadmap and push boundaries to create exceptional user experiences.
Experience in Agile Methodology
Excellent past history of PHP and the Laravel framework
Proven track record using ReactJS, VueJS and/or AngularJS
Strong MySQL Experience
Good knowledge of AWS technologies
Keen interest in new technologies and an unquenchable thirst to learn more
Knowledge and proven usage of other PHP frameworks
Knowledge of Node and NPM
To complement the team dynamic:
You possess a great sense of humour and no ego
You’re self-starting and and thrive with variety and change
You work with your head up and are inclusive
You are a little fanatical about everything you do
You love insights, innovation, culture, sport and technology
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