Software Engineering Leader

Recruiter
Tectre Limited
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
55,000 - 90,000 per year + Benefits (Dependent on Experience)
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Details: Our client is UKs largest Retail and Commercial bank with over 12Million online customers and nearly three quarters of that number usingmobile banking. The bank has a footprint that touches nearly everycommunity and household in the UK. Its aim is to be the best bank forits customers and feels it has a big responsibility to support the UKeconomy and help it prosper. Role: In Digital Transformation our the bank is changing rapidly from withinand feel that they are creating a ground breaking transformation todigital. They are now looking for a leader for their softwareengineering team to enter this exciting phase of the banks development.A transformational leader who can create a vision for your teams ofdelivering quality solutions for the organisation and its customers.This is an exciting, innovative environment that supports flexible andagile working where you would be creating and delivering the overarchingEngineering strategy and setting the direction for all softwareengineers within your area, which can range from a handful of featureteams to a 50m change portfolio. The banks breadth, reach and diversity, means that it can offerexcellent opportunities for career growth and development and they arelooking for people who can make the most of those opportunities. You'llget plenty of support but you will know how to take the initiative,build relationships and make things happen. The bank wants a leader whocan help them make a positive difference to their customers, theircolleagues and their communities. Key Skills A great Software Engineering background with deep knowledge of agiledevelopment practices, TDD/BDD, automated builds, continuousintegration, code quality metrics etc. A proven record of providing Software Engineering oversight,technical leadership and setting the strategic direction across multipleteams. An understanding of the entire application stack, deep and broadknowledge of Java, and significant exposure to modern web technologies(HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript) and Node.js on the server-side. Experience across the entire software development life-cycle frominception, through build to production. A passion for coaching other software engineers, getting the bestfrom your people and building a strong team culture. Ability to express your own opinions, getting your point across butbe pragmatic about modifying them when appropriate. Excitement about enabling others to achieve greater results than onecan achieve alone. Responsibilities As part of the leadership team, setting the strategic direction forhow we build software within the teams, which includes tools, codingstandards, quality controls etc. Ensuring that software is built in a way which is consistent with -and exploits where possible - the collective frameworks, patterns andbest practices that exist across the wider Engineering community. Establishing and maintaining useful and effective workingrelationships with all areas of the bank. . In return for your dedication, youll enjoy clients total commitmentto your ongoing personal and professional development. As a valuedmember of the team, youll be supported to grow and advance throughexcellent training and progression opportunities. Naturally, youll alsohave access to fantastic benefits. The banks award-winning flexiblepackage gives you the option to choose from cash or a tailored selectionof benefits. The bank welcomes applications from a diverse group of candidates insupport of their positive action campaign. Our clients key values include the following; The best they can be for their customers. Ensuring their risk is minimised. Ensuring that colleagues make a difference to the business together. If you meet the above criteria for the Lead Software Engineer roleplease respond to this with an up to date copy of your CV torecruitment@tectre.com. You may not hear from us straight away. Due tothe level of applications we receive every day, we can only respond toapplicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for thisposition. Tectre is a specialist IT Recruitment Company. We support our customerin their Positive Action Campaigns for Diversity. To find out more aboutus please see our website at www.tectre.com. - provided by Dice AGILE, BDD, HTML5, JAVA, JAVASCRIPT, MOBILE, NODE.JS, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, TDD