The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to conferences and electronic services. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight, and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.
Our digital solutions team provides services to The Economist Group businesses and is also responsible for the flagship products including Economist.com and The Economist digital apps.
We are recruiting a Technical Lead, this position is highly visible within the business and technology groups as it is critical to ensuring that solutions meet both business and technical requirements. The successful candidate would ideally be looking to eventually step up into a Technology Architect role.
The role demands the expected maturity and insight of an experienced Technical Lead, who can linearise, refine and communicate design decisions to the development team. Carrying out day to day coding responsibilities while steering developers and communicating with the wider group.
The successful candidate will need to hit the ground running and take ownership of the work in progress, bringing their expertise to a mature but pre-release project. In return you would be part of a success story that will grow The Economist into a world class digital player.
Our Digital Team is a product-centric organisation spanning many areas of technology and product development at The Economist. We are strong believers that innovation comes from within and encourage exploration of new tools and techniques.