C# or Java Software Team Lead - Up to £55,000 - Cambridge

Recruiter
SoCode Recruitment
Location
Cambridgeshire
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have just partnered with an award-winning organisation based in Cambridge who are working hard and fast to deliver solutions to over 600 million customers overseas. My client is looking for a strong leader to help continue the growth, product and success of the team. You will need to have outstanding leadership qualities and be used to delivering functional software with your team to satisfy the business requirements as specified. You will need to adapt to a growing team and have previous experience of onboarding new employees. You will be the team lead, so a high level of versatility is needed in order to organise your day effectively and professionally, ensuring that all employees are seen to. Team Leading Responsibilities: - Lead a team of software Engineers to create high quality software within agreed project deadlines and in alignment with the Services Development Manager’s direction. - Supervise, train and guide team members. - Train and integrate new team members and proactively support the continued development of existing team members Technical Lead Aspects: - Provide direction and guidance to the Developers in the Services Development Team - Oversee the technologies, tools and techniques used within the team - Ensure that development standards, policies and procedures are adhered to - Contribute to the process of continual improvement, with regards to team, systems, development environment, release processes and support of a robust development process and release management process. - Ensure that all software developed within your team satisfies the business requirements as specified. Development Responsibilities: - Carryout functional development and testing, from requirements capture through to validation and release, following defined coding standards and methodologies. - Analyse and define the requirements for all areas of operations and the business. - Support definition and delivery of a robust high-availability system architecture which supports scaling of the business to more than 1M customers. - Maintain appropriate support documentation. Essential requirements include: - Computer Science or relative degree. - Minimum of 2 years’ experience in building and leading a team in Agile/Scrum methodologies. - Object Oriented Language experience such as Java or C# (Java will be your core language). - Database development, HTML5/CSS, JavaScript and jQuery coding experience. - Full Software Development lifecycle experience, from Design to Deployment. - Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal. Our client is looking to offer up to £55,000 depending on experience. Alongside this, they have a generous benefits package which includes: 5% Pension from Employer (Unlimited from employee), Death in Service, Life Insurance 4X salary, Child Car Vouchers, 25 days holiday + Bank holidays, Annual pay reviews. At SoCode, we pride ourselves on an attractive referral scheme. If you have Friends, Family or Colleagues looking for a new position in the near future tell them to contact us by either phone or email ensuring they provide us with your name. If we successfully find them a new position, we will provide you with thank you present to show our appreciation.

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