Flutter Development Lead

Job Req ID:  336
Posting Date:  16-Sep-2022
Function:  Engineering
Location: 

Snowhill, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitve with great benefits

About BT

 

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.
We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.
So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT.

 

About this role

 

This is a hybrid role in Birmingham, Manchester, London, Leeds or Bristol.

 

As a Flutter Lead with strong Flutter and Front-End development experience, you will be responsible for building, deploying, and maintaining front end interfaces to support our digital experiences. You will help drive our Group wide and cross brand Design System initiative and enable our Consumer delivery squads by producing components, frameworks, and tooling.
You will contribute to transforming our working culture and digital presence using agile ways of working. You will mentor developers, support the achievement of team service level targets by owning the completion of all assigned work requests, including testing, quality checking and delivering all assigned tasks within the agreed timescales. 

 

You will have the following responsibilities

 

Write code using Flutter framework from an approved requirement and design
Write unit tests and other automated tests
Coaching, mentoring and Peer review software written by team members
Work collaboratively with the Accessibility Team to ensure that solutions are compliant with WCAG at level AA, as a minimum and ensuring coding standards and compliant development practices are all followed, including regular performance reviews and feedback to your Engineering Manager
Lead the technical direction and strategy for products and services you support
Single point of contact for discussion around design and architecture
Investigation and resolution of production incidents
Deliver tooling improvements for the delivery pipeline
Technical design of solutions to business requirements
Contribute to the roadmap of our vendors’ products

 

You will have the following skills & experience

 

2+ years commercial knowledge/experience building Flutter apps and Dart 
4+ years prior experience of native iOS, Swift/Objective C and/or Android, Java/Kotlin
Experience in leading technical development teams and driving software delivery improvements, with technical and behavioural leadership experience
Proven experience with and demonstrable understanding of WCAG 2.0 AA compliance and WAI-ARIA
Front End Framework design experience
Strong experience with JavaScript, HTML and CSS as well as developing RESTful services
Software design and development experience of integration with web services
Experience of DevOps, involving automated testing and CI/CD (Gitlab)
Have a good knowledge of unit testing frameworks and supporting technologies
Analytical and problem-solving skills to engineer efficient and maintainable solutions to business requirements
Good communication skills - written and verbal, especially the ability to communicate complicated technical requirements to the business
stakeholders and project teams in non-technical language
Good level of knowledge/experience of Agile software development and supporting best practices.
Ability to contribute to ongoing process improvement activities in the team and look for ways to make a difference
Confidence to challenge and support decisions and requirements 

 

Benefits

 

Competitive salary
25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
10% on target bonus
Life Assurance
Pension scheme 
Option to join the Healthcare Cash Plan or other benefits such as dental insurance, gym memberships etc.
50% off BT and EE mobile pay monthly or SIM only plans
Exclusive colleague discounts on our latest and greatest BT broadband packages
BT TV, including BT Sport and the NOW Entertainment membership, and 25% off NOW Sport, Cinema and Kids 
30% discount for friends and family on EE mobile pay monthly and SIM only plans