Technology Leader - £68-75k

  • 1st Floor, 280 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Renfrewshire, gb
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Swipii we put our team's values at our core, please visit our career page before applying: 

Swipii is on a mission to enable communities to discover, connect and share rewards at local businesses.

This feeds into our big vision to build the world's largest local marketplace, connecting businesses, consumers and brands together. 

Both of these, along with our more specific yearly and quarterly objectives, are always defined by the entire company through highly collaborative cross team workshops. Either within the office or offsite for bigger occasions! 

So if you want to help shape what the future of "local" looks like through technology, this is the job for you. #LongLiveLocal

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Technology Leader to keep Swipii at the forefront of technology and innovating on a continuous basis. A world-class product built by a world-class team is what we thrive to achieve. 

This role covers the entirety of the product suite: web, mobile, database and APIs. You will get to see the whole product cycle in short periods of time. In fact, this is something the team is very proud of, being able to identify some complex issues before shipping them that same day, thanks to our continuous delivery and automated testing infrastructure.

You will have the autonomy to help shape the direction of the product as it grows and bring forward your plans for future technologies.

In addition to in-office guest talks and a budget for continuous learning, the founders go to great efforts to find though leaders in different disciplines to help team members grow. This position is no different with already some great technology, product and growth leaders onboard as investors and advisers. These will be made available to you.

As mentioned above, our SBAT framework has been built and designed by every single member at Swipii. Being part of the leadership team, you will be expected to participate and drive forward the company's vision, mission, yearly objective and values. 


As Swipii's Technology Leader you would be expected to show the ability and experience to lead a high growth engineering team forward technically and grow with scale in mind, while participating in a hands-on manner amongst the team. This will include being data driven, customer and product obsessed. It essential to succeed in any role at Swipii.

Our current stack is .Net. You may have experience in this, you may not. You will have a willingness and capability to work with it, but more importantly you’ll be able to pragmatically guide and steer its evolution as our product grows and evolves.

Particularly as our Technology Leader you should have:

  • several years experience leading a technical team.

  • passion, drive and belief in our vision and mission - you will be an owner at Swipii, everyone owns stock.

  • a metric driven approach to decision making, prioritisation and continuous deployment.

  • a customer obsessed approach and look to solve their needs with scalable software.

  • curiosity, a constant hunger to learn and push the product's quality boundaries.

  • an awareness of agile principles.

  • evidence of being self-motivated and driven – you find satisfaction in a job well done and want to solve hard problems.

  • a willingness to work and fully participate in a collaborative team.

Additional Information

Why work for us?

Swipii is all about loyalty and maximising rewards  - this extends beyond our product and what it brings to consumers and business. It also rings true for our people and what it means to work here at Swipii.  

Our goal is to make Swipii a rewarding place to work and to be an employer of choice……always.

As Swipii's Technology Leader, you will find great satisfaction is shaping Scotland's future high growth Fin Tech startup whilst connecting local communities with the help of a world-class team and product. #LongLiveLocal

What we can offer you:

  • Be the first in Europe to release & grow card-linking technology in the loyalty space.

  • Flexible working.

  • Personal learning and development opportunities.

  • 32 days holiday.

  • Stock Options. Everyone is an owner at Swipii – you will get to be part of this and directly participate in the growth of your stake.

  • Exclusive discounts and offers with a wide variety of retailers.

  • Vibrant and spacious office space in Glasgow’s city centre.

  • Whether it's our employees, founders, mentors or investors, be part of an exceptional team who's always there to support you along our incredible journey.

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