Technical Team Lead (Salesforce)

Up to £60,000 per annum with 30 days annual leave
03 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Technical Team Lead reports to a technical delivery manager, and is responsible for leading the Salesforce Development Team. The team manage and configure our Salesforce environments, developing and delivering quality software solutions to deliver on the product roadmap.
Key duties and responsibilities:
• Develop your team to be responsible for providing innovative applications through custom development,integrations, and data migration elements within the environment.
• Provide technical direction for your team, and ensure the team’s decisions and approach aligns to the technical architecture and product roadmap.
• Understand and analyse the code produced by your team, providing code reviews where necessary.
• Provide coaching to develop your team members in agile methodologies and key technologies, to improve skillsets and capability.
• As the scrum master, you will facilitate your on/offshore team members accordingly, to focus on development activity.
• Provide technical leadership and innovation, utilising advanced technical skills. Accountable for the development of quality solutions based on technical requirements.
• Have the knowledge and ability to blend traditional management principles into an agile environment.
• Coach and mentor your team members in key technologies, with a view to improving the general skillset and capability of the team, and developing high performance.
• Streamline the software delivery process, by promoting continuous integration and deployment.
• Collaborate across scrum teams, change & release management, and offshore IT partners – sharing knowledge and best practice, to ensure seamless delivery to your customers.
• Develop an excellent user experience through the products and services your team builds.
Person specification:
• Educated to degree level in relevant computing discipline, or equivalent professional experience.
• Scrum master certified, and experienced in the role.
• Three+ years' experience of managing at team level.
• Experience leading teams and designing solutions using:o technologies – Salesforce, Apex, Lightning, Visualforce, REST, JSON, Messaging (SNS, SQS), Marketing Cloud
  • Databases – SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, RedShift
  • Tools/frameworks – Salesforce Dataloader, Workbench & Developer Console, People Import & Demand Tools, Mavensmate, Git, Confluence, JIRA, Bamboo, MySQL Workbench
  • Methodologies – Agile, Scrum, Test Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI)
• Experience designing solutions and leading teams developing for the cloud, specifically AWS.
• Strong knowledge of REST APIs and integration via APIs, software design patterns.
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