Technical Lead (Web Team)

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Glasgow
  • Glasgow
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Technical Lead (Web Team)

At Arnold Clark, our staff are key to us achieving our goal of creating market-leading digital products that will put us at the forefront of automotive retailing. We are seeking a Technical Lead for our talented Web Team, developing our award winning websites and ensuring that we continue to be the industry leader in digital experience.

About the role

As a Technical Lead for Europe’s largest independently owned car retailer, you will work at Arnold Clark’s head office in Hillington, finding brilliant solutions to challenging problems, and leading your team to success.

You’ll be genuinely excited to learn from others and lead a talented, high-profile technical team. The ideal candidate will be results-driven with a ‘can do’ attitude; able to handle change positively and overcome any issues to create a great user experience for Arnold Clark’s customers.


Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours

Flexi-Time is available with this role.

Day-to-day duties

  • Leading technical staff, providing guidance on architecture and technical strategy.
  • Running 1:1s, goal setting, mentoring and coaching your team.
  • Running agile software development practices, including releasing early and often, improving feedback and retrospectives.
  • Developing practices such as pair programming, collective code ownership and continuous delivery.

Essential skills

  • Experience leading a team working on large, public facing websites. Ideally in a retail environment.
  • Experience of Agile and DevOps culture, including practices such as Continuous Delivery.
  • A data-driven decision-making mindset, formulating hypotheses and using A/B testing.

Nice to have (but not essential)

  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript and related frameworks, especially React and Redux.
  • Experience of Ruby on Rails.

In return for your considerable talents, you’ll benefit from a competitive salary and some of the best employee benefits in the automotive industry, including:

  • Flexi-time
  • Training and conference fund
  • Amazing working environment
  • Casual dress
  • Private medical insurance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Discount on vehicle purchase, servicing, parts and rental
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • High-powered laptop with choice of working on a Mac or PC

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Employment with Arnold Clark is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.