Jobs at Nimble

Want to be part of all things Nimble? Join an amazing team and enjoy incredible perks while making a real difference in the elearning space.

Current Vacancies

Tech Lead/Lead Developer

Updated: May 2024

Job Description: Tech Lead/Lead Developer

We know what it takes to build cracking elearning web apps that are loved by our customers. That’s why the likes of Gatwick Airport and Go Ape choose Nimble for their online learning delivery.

We believe that it’s our amazing teams and application of technology that makes the difference to our customers. 

Nimble is kicking off a new strategic greenfield project that will enable our customers to achieve amazing things with their online training programmes. If you’re a top-notch Tech Lead looking for a new team or challenge, then you’d better keep reading!

Our project will harness the very latest technologies to deliver the next generation of digital learning products and services. This crucial role will play a huge part in bringing our project vision to life. Exciting transformation projects like this are rare. Do you want to join us for the journey?

Essential and Desirable Skills


  • Good leadership skills to train, guide and mentor 
  • Experience delivering applications at scale through development scrum teams
  • Strong working knowledge of AWS products
  • Good working knowledge of Kubernetes or similar orchestration frameworks
  • BSc+ in Computer Science or a related discipline (and/or) a portfolio demonstrating your skills and experience in relevant languages
  • Excellent skills in JavaScript/TypeScript and React


  • 5+ years commercial experience within a technical role
  • 2+ years in technical leadership
  • Lead by example as an asset to the teams
  • Experience architecting and supporting PaaS/SaaS platforms
  • Having maintained IAC with the likes of Terraform   
  • A bastion for cyber security systems and best practices
  • Specialisms in SQL and NOSQL data optimisation and maintenance
  • Experience in elearning standards
  • Experience estimating and delivering projects through a team to deadline

Why Nimble?

Nimble has developed an approachable suite of web apps that makes it super easy for customers to build online courses and release them to their teams. Our customers include some of the UK’s most exciting brands.

Since our humble beginnings in 2009, we‘ve grown and flourished into the successful business we are today. This has been no mean feat – and is largely down to the hard work of the team and our genuine focus on excellent standards of customer service.

Nimble is a lovely place to work. OK, we have our challenging moments, but we’re all in it together. We’re a supportive, friendly bunch who genuinely care about each other, our customers, our products and our company as a whole.

This unique opportunity represents a key role in growing our learning design provision, steering our team as we develop our next generation of online services. We’re looking for a team leader to help us engage with and delight our customers. In the process, we can promise that our journey will be thrilling and rewarding.

We’re super proud of our company, and with your help, we can and will realise Nimble’s enormous potential.

Our Values

We genuinely care about our customers, our product and each other. That’s what sets us apart from our competition and what helps us to succeed. We want a company that we can all be proud of. To that end, we’ve developed team values that guide everything we do at Nimble:

1. Care for others

2. Act with integrity

3. Look to contribute

4. Commitment to improvement


DBS checks apply.

Interested? Click the button below to send our friendly team a message and let’s chat!

Standard Benefits Offered By Nimble…

Bupa comprehensive medical cover
Offering unlimited cancer care, direct access to GP’s, specialist advice/treatment together with £1000 healthcare cover on all out-patient costs.
EAP mental health support via Carecoins
Which provides confidential 1-1 counselling with a fully qualified therapist/psychologist to help with mental well-being and reduce stress/anxiety.
Access to the Cyclescheme
This gives a saving of more than 26% on any bike/accessories from over 2000 retailers.
Electric Car Scheme
Salary sacrifice allows you to save between 30-60% on any electric car of your choice.
Access to the Techscheme
This gives an average saving of 13% on purchases from PC World and Apple. Both schemes allow you to spread the cost of the purchase(s) over a 12-month period via payroll deductions.
Plus much more...
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Option to extend annual leave by up to 5 days (unpaid)
  • Remote working (with some office meetings)
  • Comprehensive medical cover
  • Allocated monthly training hours
  • Volunteering and team days
  • Employee charity sponsorship matching
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, bereavement and sick leave

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