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Have you ever wanted to be part of an Engineering team that people aspire to work with? Well, this role could be the opportunity to make that happen. We are recruiting a Technical Lead to guide one of our squads on their technical direction, behaviours and practices. This is a hands-on role working with up to 5 other developers, QA , DevOps and PM in our cross-functional teams. 

Technical Leads set the tone for their team, how they will operate efficiently and work with Engineering Manager and Director of Engineering to establish ways of working for their team. They understand where and how to guide their team to deliver efficiently whilst preserving the high-quality standards we have. They encourage collaboration within their team but use their experience to guide the team to get the right outcome. 

Each of our squads has a technical lead who carry out the responsibilities below. Technical Leads are very much involved in their team’s delivery but take on the additional responsibilities of service ownership, mentoring and coaching the team technically. 

This is an opportunity to join our: Financial Services tribe - Open Banking 

The Financial Services tribe at Modulr has a vision to be the most compelling payments proposition for our partners and customers, giving them the competitive advantage by putting payments at the heart of what they do.  

Our strategy is to provide our customers with seamless connectivity into payment schemes both domestically and overseas no matter where they’re based.  

Taking the title of being the first non-Bank or Building Society to offer Confirmation of Payee, direct access to core UK payment schemes and early access to salary payments are just a few examples of how we’re also striving to be at the forefront of payment innovation and Open Banking initiatives. 


  • Establish a technical vision with the team  
  • Facilitate technical discussions and arbitrate technical decisions  
  • Collaborate and participate with architecture on design principles and implementation plans  
  • Design and uphold technical delivery practices and be the technical voice of your team  
  • Drive Modulr’s overall quality practices within the team’s technical deliverables 
  • Coach and mentor engineers  
  • Coordinate decisions with stakeholders  
  • Contribute code to the Modulr Platform  

  Skills and experience: 

  • Java Preferable but object orientated language experience acceptable 
  • REST API Design  
  • Previous technical leadership skills and experience leading teams of up to 5 people 
  • Experience with micro-service architectures, service ownership and performance 
  • Worked in high-growth engineering departments 
  • Influenced and embedded engineering practices and cultures 

We offer the following benefits: 

Modulr offer highly competitive salary and benefits packages; our employees enjoy the benefits of Hybrid working. The office is modern, with lots of natural light and has break out areas. Importantly, our work is challenging and interesting, you will gain valuable experience in a rapidly scaling business at an important phase of growth while contributing to our collaborative culture. 

  • Bonus 
  • Share Options
  • Pension 
  • Flexible benefits 
  • 34 days holiday 
  • Training allowance 
  • Opportunities for career development 
  • Hybrid working 
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