Senior Tech Lead (Java)

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number:200167304
We’re a diverse collection of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining our products, systems, and practices to help people do what they love in new ways. This is a deeply collaborative place, where everything we create is the result of people in different roles and teams working together to make each other’s ideas stronger. That same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices, strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. Today, the Apple Online Store provides one of the best multichannel commerce experiences in the world, whilst operating in 37 countries globally. At the Apple Online Store (AOS), its Engineering team is responsible for the global eCommerce platform that serves millions of customers around the world. We are a team highly skilled Software Engineering Managers, Engineers, Analysts and Project Managers based in Cupertino, Austin, London, Singapore and Hyderabad. The AOS team in London is looking for an exceptional Senior Technical Lead with a proven track record of delivering complex and highly scalable software applications. You will possess a deep passion for software engineering and mentoring Software Engineers. You will create and deploy backend services focused on 3D content including driving all aspects of software development from evaluating new technologies, building proof-of-concepts, design and analysis, development, automated testing, code reviews and whilst leading a team of Engineers.

Key Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Technical team leading experience on Java applications
  • Demonstrable experience architecting, developing and deploying high-volume, multi-tiered, distributed mission critical applications is required
  • Significant years of experience working with 3D content / graphics, image processing, 3D modelling and rendering
  • Exposure to Cloud technologies (AWS preferred)
  • Game development or interactive media development experience a distinct advantage


The ideal candidate for this role will demonstrate the following characteristics and experience: •Self-starting, energetic individual with very strong leadership and technical capabilities. •An in-depth understanding of Internet technologies and architectures and general application development. •Flexible attitude and willing to take on new challenges – someone who is dynamic, high-energy and works with a sense of urgency. •Mastery of the full life-cycle development process and be eager to influence the processes adopted by the team in delivering projects. •Adhere and contribute towards architectural & development techniques and standards. •Willingness to work across the entire software stack, from provisioning of infrastructure through to software design, development and support •Work timings will vary 4 to 5 days a month to support engineering activities with global teams.

Education & Experience

Bachelors or Masters in a Computer Science, Mathematics or related Engineering field.

Additional Requirements

  • Travel to the United States may be required once a year.