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Technical Lead

Camden London Borough Council
Camden, London (Greater)
£59,865 - £66,515
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. This is an exciting time to be joining the Digital Data Services team at Camden, and this is the senior tech role within our newly formed Digital Products and Services team.

The role

The Tech Lead is a hands-on role and will set the standard for our technical product development at Camden working with the design, delivery and product management teams to deliver high value and quality work. This role, with the support of two full-stack developers, will think and work creatively to create technical solutions to improve and work with existing platforms and services as well as develop new prototypes and products when needed. This role will play a leading part in developing our technical standards, keeping abreast of emerging technologies whilst building and maintaining a knowledge of the applications, platforms and capabilities that are already in house. 

You are a passionate, experienced developer able to create products from scratch and pragmatically work with existing platforms to transform services. You’ll thrive when using agile methods and enjoy championing and establishing best practices in terms of process and standards. You will have experience of working with design systems and always champion user needs, evaluating proposed solutions and prototypes against their ability to serve the citizens of Camden. If you haven’t had formal management experience yet, you will have strong experience of mentoring and peer to peer coaching. You will have great judgment and insight from your own dev work which will have included specialism in front and back-end development/ coding and be comfortable to work alongside DevOps teams to create the best set up and environments for your team. You will have demonstratable experience of building A/AA complaint products. Ideally with an interest and commitment to creating public value, you will have developed products and services across platforms for diverse audiences - and you'll be as happy to code alongside colleagues as create a technical roadmap if that’s what’s needed.  

This role is subject to a DBS Enhanced Check.

For more information regarding this role please refer to the job profile.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE  to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.


Camden: A diverse and vibrant borough
What makes us different?

Camden London Borough Council offers the opportunity to create a place for everyone. The council is committed to excellence and aims to recruit vibrant and talented people to develop and cultivate highly competent work teams. 
Camden Council promotes culture, innovation and excellence by celebrating awards such as the Camden Business Awards, Community Support Awards and Camden Design Awards. 

Great values

Based in the heart of the capital, Camden has much to offer its dedicated staff. The council is committed to excellence, and dedicated to safeguard and support the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Camden aims to work hand to hand with the communities it serves to find new and better ways to increase quality of life.
Why work for Camden?

  • Camden is committed to providing high quality services
  • Competent and skilled work teams.
  • A trusting, supportive working environment
  • Strong focus on innovation
  • Competitive salary.
  • Free season ticket / travelcard loan scheme. 

Would you like to work in an innovative, multicultural, vibrant and transforming environment?

Camden may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Find Us
020 7974 4444
Town Hall
Judd Street
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