Development Team Lead, NET Team Lead, Lead Developer,C#

Recruiter
People Source Consulting Limited
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
08 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client a leading Financial IT solutions provider are seeking to recruit a .NET Development Team Lead with a background in Finance Systems and strong leadership skills:

Job purpose:
To lead a team of software developers, supporting them in building industry leading, robust and innovative applications and programs that are fit for purpose and improve the efficiency of the business and end user experience for both customers and employees.

To assist in developing an IT strategy for the team to meet the company's goals and objectives, and to improve the quality of the service it delivers internally and externally. To plan and monitor the successful implementation of this strategy.

Responsible for the quality and technical approach taken by team members, ensuring it is in-line with the company strategy - and that projects are delivered on time and on budget. As well as being responsible for the overall management and performance of the company's internal systems and client facing websites

Knowledge/Skills/Experience:

*A senior level software develope
Strategy & Planning
*To drive and implement the strategic direction of our products & services taking into account emerging and legacy technologies. To oversee strategy for both product and bespoke code base platform definition and implementation.
*To devise a tactical plan which can be collaboratively carried out by the team - to implement improvements to our products, services, processes and knowledge sharing within the team. To plan for team growth considering the blend/level of skills required within team.
*Develop, maintain and review the company project programme, in partnership with the Managing Director. Ensure projects are delivered on schedule that meet the agreed objectives and business needs.
*In partnership with the Senior Management Team, identify areas of potential business development. Conduct appropriate research and feed into the strategy development process.
*Be responsible for the management of IT and systems risks and ensure maximum system up time.

Leadership
*Lead the development team and communicate the development strategy and other relevant strategies and projects to staff, ensuring they are aligned with company's vision, mission, values and strategic priorities.
*To communicate and provide recommendations in areas of IT expertise.
*To freely share knowledge, insight, best practice and ideas.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience:

*A senior level software developer with strong and successful technical lead experience.
*Proven experience of leading a team of developers - leading by example.
*Advanced level (knowledge and experience) of programming languages and methodologies.
*Excellent understanding of ASP.NET, C#, VB.NET, HTML/DHTML/JavaScript/JQuery/CSS/XML/SQL server/CRM Dynamics/Web API's/MSMQ/SignalR
*Experience of managing, directing and motivating staff to deliver projects with stretching scope and objectives.
*Highly numerate and literate, with the ability to produce top quality written specifications and strategy and implementation communication.
*Proactive and highly organised, with strong time management and planning skills.
*Able to meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
*Experience at advising key stakeholders at senior and board level.

Key behaviours:
*Demonstrable business acumen.
*Results orientated and able to work to strict deadlines.
*Analytical and inquisitive with excellent attention to detail.
*Strong project management skills.
*Strong persuasive communicator with highly developed people skills.
*Proactive and positive in attitude.
*Dynamic, hardworking and adaptable, possessing ability to multi-task within a fast changing environment.
*Strong team player and leader.
*Ability to solve problems quickly and completely.
*Innovative and creative with a concise, precise and effective approach to problem solving and the ability to develop, deliver and evaluate brilliant ideas founded on rock-solid strategic thinking.
*Personable and approachable, diplomatic and tactful with a passion for excellence.

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas.
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