Software Architect / Lead Developer

About Zolmo

With over 10M downloads to date, Zolmo are one of the leading publishers of apps in the world. Our titles include international smash-hits 20 Minute Meals for iPhone and iPod Touch, one of the highest grossing recipe apps of all time; Touchfit: GSP, an innovative fitness app that adapts as you train; and Jamie’s Oliver’s Recipes, an international phenomenon and category leader.

We’re proud to have received Webbys, BIMAs and a highly coveted Apple Design Award for our work, but that’s not what drives us. Our mission is to help people realise their potential through entertainment - whether that's through helping them to cook, get in-shape, or simply having fun. We think that the best way to do this is with purposeful products, carefully considered at every level to create the very best customer experiences. Our values of craftsmanship, boldness, curiosity and passion guide each decision we take, and everything we do. If we’ve done our jobs well, one day we’ll be able to stand-back satisfied, knowing we played our part in helping people reach their potential and be the best they can be.

Job Description

Zolmo are building a team of carefully selected individuals to take our flagship consumer property to the next level. The role of Software Architect / Lead Developer is a key role and reports directly to the CEO. In addition to embodying our values of craftsmanship, boldness, curiosity and passion, the successful candidate will have a proven track-record in building and managing industry-leading development teams as well as architecting and developing highly-trafficked consumer web applications.

The Software Architect / Lead Developer will be tasked with creating the backend and content management system for a multi-platform, consumer mobile product. The architecture should focus on reuse, maintainability, reliability, scalability and security and enable the rapid on-boarding of new platforms and localisations. The Software Architect / Lead Developer’s team will also be responsible for designing, maintaining the various development and production environments. The infrastructure should be automated and fault-tolerant, enabling rapid provisioning, configuration and deployment of new environments. The candidate should also be familiar with web-based technologies in order to facilitate the creation of effective web-based administration tools for the content team.

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