Development Lead

Twenty Four Recruitment Group Ltd
London (Central)
12 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Development Lead

Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 (dependant on experience)

Location: West London

Are you an experienced Developer? Do you have strong skills in at least one major language? Are you skilled in Development Methodologies and tools?

If you answered yes to the above then please read on!

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Development Lead within the Technology industry in West London.

Our client is a market leader in developing software for their market, with global offices and high profile clients and partners worldwide. This role includes hands-on software development and managing teams of highly technical staff.

The role presents a great opportunity to join the management team of a standalone unit, and be a key contributor to the strategic direction of the account. In this post you can drive the improvement of the engineering processes and engagement model used within the team.

Why take this role as a Development Lead?

The new Development Lead will receive a competitive salary, training, health insurance, life assurance, child care vouchers, season ticket loans, pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, subsidised gym membership and more.

In addition, they offer the very best working facilities in their London office which includes chill-out areas containing pool table, Ping-Pong, table-football, and games consoles. The working atmosphere is creative, relaxed and professional, with a lot of bright people solving a lot of interesting problems.

What will I do as a Development Lead:

The new Development Lead will be responsible for management of a software development team, methodology and process. You will also be responsible for both the implementation software engineering best practice through independent research and collaboration with other teams and strategy for software engineering processes, ensuring stakeholders are on board and measuring progress through KPIs. A major part of the Lead role will include customer liaison regarding software engineering practices and processes.

The Development Lead will also manage resources to ensure the appropriate team shape, levels of capability and fulfilment of roles. Along with this you will have budgetary involvement and will be responsible for line management of technical staff including pastoral care, formal reviews and both identification and provisioning of training needs.

Am I the right person for this Development Lead role?:

The new Development Lead needs to have strong people management skills including experience managing developers. You will need to be an excellent communicator - both written and spoken with experience interacting with customers and business stakeholders. You will ideally 5+ years of experience working with software development teams

It is desirable that you are able to demonstrate excellent knowledge in development methodologies and tools (BDD, Agile, Continuous Delivery, Automated testing). You will also have a strong development pedigree acquired during a previous hands on development role, including experience in at least one major language (Java, C, C++) and relational databases. An awareness of source control and build tools can be used to support and manage the software engineering process would also be ideal

If you would like to hear more about this role or submit your interest please click Apply below!

TwentyFour Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer. If your skill set and experience matches the above ad then please apply today and if your CV is short-listed a consultant will contact you to discuss the next stage of the recruitment process.