Full-stack Lead Developer

LOLA Staffing
Personlised Innovative Reliable: A community of thousands of fantastic temporary workers.

Job details

  • Full-time
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  • map markerLondon, GB
  • GBP50.000 - 60.000
    Gross Anual Salary
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeLead
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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LOLA is a business that specialises in the mobilisation and management of large numbers of workers across the UK. We’re a fun team that has built a market leading business in the events and hospitality sector. In 9 successful years we have staffed almost 150,000 jobs for more than 2000 happy clients! All over the UK thousands of LOLA team members are busy right now stirring your cocktails, delivering your equipment, schmoozing your VIP guests and promoting your products. We are passionate about building great technology to turn our business from being simply a place to find work, into a true working community of like-minded people. We want to become the world’s leading platform for contingent workers in hospitality.


At LOLA we led the market in the development of our first generation management platform which we called LOLA Live. She was a good, reliable old girl for 8 years, but now it’s time for someone new! LOLA is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced developer to join us and work closely with management to help us create our second generation product. We are expanding an in-house tech team and are now looking for a lead developer to head up this project, build a team of experts and developers to work towards re-branding the business and then expand our product internationally. We are looking for an exceptional full stack engineer who is not only a fantastic developer but is also interested in choosing the best technology and helping to build a great team and a great brand.We have a legacy .net app that needs a few tweaks to keep it alive while a new system is built. This won’t be a massive year-long rewrite! You will work closely with Tom Nimmo the ex-founder and CEO of Hassle.com and all LOLA departments in an agile way building new services and components. A ship small and fast approach will deliver new features and improve efficiency for the business and its customers whilst reducing risk of breaking things. This is a fantastic opportunity for a strong developer who is looking to improve their skills, learn new technologies and manage others in the team as it grows. LOLA is already a successful business and we are looking for a talented individual who can help propel the business even further.

Main requirements

  • Keen desire to get stuck in, love solving problems, have good initiative and enjoy working in a team

  • Strong Javascript and Node (express) skills with experience of both frontend and backend builds

  • Experience using React for frontend development and React Native for building mobile app development

  • Experience writing automated tests

  • Good HTML + CSS skills

  • Have some .NET experience or be willing to learn enough to make updates on the current system

Nice to have

  • Experience building JSON web API’s
  • Infrastructure knowledge, for example AWS


  • Excellent Salary
  • Central Location (N1)
  • Highly sociable team
  • Open plan office environment

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