Tech Lead/ Architect

At Flexciton, we are leading the 4th industrial revolution by bringing A.I. to manufacturing. We build on pioneering research to completely revolutionise the way the manufacturing industry operates. Whilst only a young startup, we work with some of the largest and most advanced manufacturers in the world!

We are here to transform the way the largest companies in the world make their products, by building a platform that is solving an extremely difficult problem - one that would be impossible for a human to solve. We were recently voted one of the world’s most disruptive companies on the 2018 Disrupt 100 List.

Our vision is to bring Flexciton A.I technology to every factory in the world to enable manufacturing to operate at a level never before possible.

As we move on to the next phase of product development, we’re looking for a Tech Lead to join our small talented engineering team to have a transformative impact by contributing significantly to the improvement of our core Flexciton technology.

About the role

We’re building Flexciton using Python 3, Flask, Angular 5, Docker, SQLAlchemy and PostgreSQL. You’ll work in a technical multi-disciplinary team which values collaboration and continuous learning working closely with our Software Developers, Engineering Director and Head of Product to jointly build and ship our product. Some of your responsibilities include:

  • Deliver software for Flexciton
    • Working as part of a feature team, design and implement software meeting requirements defined by Product Owners complying with Flexciton processes and standards
  • Build and Own the Software  Architecture Community of Practice within Flexciton
    • Lead our Backend Practice across Flexciton
    • Develop and disseminate standards and guidelines for the Practice
    • Work with other Practice Leads to ensure Communities of Practice are working effectively
    • Work with the Head of Talent and Director of Engineering to keep the role progression framework for their Practice up to date
  • Grow their Community of Practice; develop people and capability
    • Work with the Director of Engineering and Head of Talent to assist with recruitment and capacity planning for their discipline
    • Provide and foster networks and mechanisms by which community members can support each other and share specialist knowledge
    • Act as the most senior practitioner of their Discipline, acting as the point of escalation for any contentious issues in their Practice
  • Enable Flexciton Delivery
    • Bring in best-practices from external organisations and incorporate them in-house
    • Push for improvement in the efficiency of their practice and work with the other Practice Leads and the Director of Engineering to optimise for delivery across the organisation
    • Raise the external visibility of the Flexciton Software Development and Architecture Practice to improve Flexciton’s brand, recruitment and encourage sector-wide improvement


This role would suit an experienced individual who has previously demonstrated technical leadership with a passion for having a direct impact on the business through providing coaching /mentorship to senior developers, supporting the team in making the right architectural decisions and increasing the delivery capacity of the team.

  • Extensive knowledge of Software Development principles, design patterns and the application of them
  • Good knowledge of Software Architectural design principles, factors that affect software architectural design and the ability to apply these to come up with designs that are appropriate for the current context while taking into account the longer-term needs of the business
  • Deep knowledge of Python
  • Knowledge of Angular JS


We aim to create an awesome environment for our people to thrive. We want to offer great career potential and of course other little benefits in return for your hard work!

  • Competitive salary
  • Stock Options, so when we make it big - so do you!
  • 25 days holidays + bank holidays
  • We're in WeWork space so perks available such as Barista, Meditation, Free Beer
  • Quarterly Team Lunch and Dinner
  • Snacks/Breakfasts
  • Annual Team Trip
  • L&D opportunities

At Flexciton, we value diversity and foster an inclusive environment. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and we want to ensure that our recruitment process is accessible to everyone.

If you have a disability or additional need that requires accommodation during the process, please do not hesitate to let us know. 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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Perks & Benefits

  • Stock Options 💰

    Stock Options, so when we make it big - so do you!

  • L&D Opportunities 📚

    We are determined to continuously develop ourselves, our company and our teams. We have a training allowance for every employee. We also have our mini library where we keep adding books every week. We want to be able to create as many opportunities for our teams' growth.

  • Breakfasts and Snacks 🍩 🍪 🍫

    Our office is stocked with snacks, drinks, fruits, cereal and other delicious surprises.

  • Barista coffee ☕️

    We're in WeWork space so perks available such as Barista, and also choices of draught beers!

  • Quarterly team lunch/dinner 🍽

    We're a small team so we normally have lunch together every other day but twice a quarter we make sure we organise team lunch/dinner to enjoy delicious food together.

  • Annual Team Trip 🌍

    Every year, we take our team to an annual retreat where we have strategy workshops, foster our culture and do lots of fun activities.

  • Discounts with Charlie HR perks 🤑

    Get discounts on brands, cinema tickets, shopping, travel and many more!

Workplace & Culture

Our team is solving industry's hardest problems using A.I.

You have the opportunity to work with some of the largest manufacturing companies in the world and have access to huge volumes of manufacturing data!

Whether you’re a curious student or an ambitious graduate or an experienced developer, our opportunities will see you gain meaningful experience working alongside some of the best minds in the industry, all whilst finding out what yours can really do. 


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