Engineering Team Lead

Reporting to: CTO

Location: Remote with some travel to London Office. Please note we currently are able to accept remote workers with full working rights from the UK, Portugal and Spain.


Our ambition

FuturU is a new moonshot start-up spun out of Newcross Healthcare Solutions. 


The healthcare industry is facing a crisis: there simply aren’t enough skilled professionals to meet the growing demand. At FuturU, we believe that by making healthcare education free and accessible to all, we can help solve this problem and raise the standard of care everywhere. 


That’s why we aim to be the world’s leading learning platform for healthcare workers and a pioneer in learning technology. We’re creating a learning platform that’s modern, joined up, efficient, reliable and most of all, effective. One that’s accessible to everyone and provides exceptional learning experiences and support.


Our goals

To be the healthcare sector’s learning partner for life, creating the best trained workforce by offering high quality immersive and interactive training via our mobile app and website. Learning and development that’s not only modern, rigorous, and comprehensive – but free at the point of access. 


Key Responsibilities

You will be pivotal in leading  a high performing team who are passionate about achieving their mission to deliver a world class content creation tool built with Unity3D. Working closely with the Product Lead you will be responsible for the technical vision and architecture, building excitement and clarity around the team’s purpose. 


  • You will be most likely spending a percentage of your time deep in the code, leading by example on code and testing best practices. You are not afraid to dive into very technical conversations.

  • Coaching, mentoring and developing others within your team through code reviews and regular 1:1s.

  • Partnering with other Team Leads on business initiatives such as hiring and onboarding

  • Building good relationships with your stakeholders to establish a roadmap that delivers value to our members.

  • Staying updated with the latest trends and advancements to proactively bring new ideas and approaches to the team.

  • Thinking longer term when solving challenges to ensure we build scalable, maintainable, observable systems that will continue to meet our needs as we grow.

  • Be a creative voice throughout development, not only guiding the architecture but helping the team grow.

  • Ensuring high psychological safety, where collaboration and feedback are embedded within the team culture.

  • Build a codebase that can be iterated on during development and is maintainable after release.

  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications.

  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to address and mitigate these problems.


What we need from you
  • Experience of leading high performing engineering teams within a product focused environment

  • Experience of working in a highly technical, growing software company.

  • Strong stakeholder management skills, working across multiple departments outside Engineering.

  • Worked extensively with Unity3D

  • Some AWS experience is a bonus

  • You will be able to architect, implement and maintain large applications.

  • Strong organisational, prioritising and time management skills within a fast-paced setting

  • Self-starter with strong personal drive to achieve results.

  • Resilience within a fast-paced environment and can manage impacts in a positive ‘can do’ way.

  • Confident and comfortable to work remotely.

  • Active team player who builds and maintains professional relationships externally/internally.

  • Takes responsibility for self-development and actively seeks ways to improve own performance.


What can we offer?

We are a remote team so you can work at a place that suits you. We operate across different timezones so flexibility is built in. We focus on outcomes rather than presenteeism and aim for work/life harmony rather than balance. Kids, cats and dogs often show up on our Google Meet calls and we are fans of walking meetings when you don’t need to be at a screen. Of course we’ll supply you all the IT kit of your choosing. We offer a culture that’s supportive and encourages authenticity with inclusion at the heart of our decision making. 

Most importantly, we are united in the mission to provide universal access to free healthcare education and we are unapologetically bold in our aims to transform the sector. 

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