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Software Engineering Team Lead

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27 Jul 2021

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At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centred on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

UL is creating one of the world's most complex online product and information centres, making billions of products, documents, and references available to multiple types of users and as our global footprint continues to grow, we are looking for a Software Development Team Lead with a focus on overall solution design and delivery of enterprise-wide, multi-channel solutions that directly align with the needs of UL's customers.

What you'll learn & achieve:

•Lead the development and testing of a UL enterprise-wide product leveraging Azure services to support our mission by employing techniques such as TDD and Pair programming etc.

•Collaborate with various global teams including Data Science, Architecture & Product to understand, design, validate and coordinate solutions from a technical perspective

•Define project requirements by identifying milestones, forming project teams, establishing budget, developing schedules, assigning, prioritising and monitoring work, implementing productivity standards, and resolving operations problems.

•Monitor project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports, and recommending actions.

•Improve system performance by investigating problems, developing specifications, identifying trends in technology, and recommending solutions.

•Manage the performance of direct/indirect reports by defining accountabilities, establishing performance objectives, providing feedback and guidance, and ensuring that all policies are understood and followed.

•Work closely with Microsoft to provide best of breed technology solutions for our customers

•Access to Pluralsight and various other training resources (eg: UL University) to continue your personal developments

What makes you a great fit:

•You'll already have some great experience leading software projects and development teams in an agile environment.

•You'll have expert knowledge in enterprise application using Microsoft based tools & frameworks such as .NET/Core, C#, ASP MVC, Entity Framework, SQL Server

•You will be familiar with platform services available on Azure and skilled working with APIs, Microservices and Service Oriented Architecture,

•Experience with Test Driven Development

•Experience in working with large companies that have complex and large data solutions (or similar) and previous experience with ETL

•A good grasp of software engineering best practice and familiar with Kanban/Scrum methodologies

•An active coach and mentor whose goals are to grow and maximise the team's potential

What you'll experience working at UL:

•Mission: At UL, we know why we come to work. Shape the way we approach and deliver our solutions to have a meaningful contribution to society.

•People: Be part of our global team and do your best work! Teamwork, open feedback and our diversity are our drivers to reach our common mission.

•Interesting work: The work that goes on inside UL is fuelling the future. It challenges you to try fresh approaches, work autonomously, drive change and gain in-depth experience in your field.

•Grow & achieve: Growth and development are part of our DNA. Grow & achieve with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as your very own UL University.

•This is our normal: Competitive remuneration, annual bonus, flexible hours, home office options, paid annual leave

Learn More:

Learn more: Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit

UL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our Talent Acquisition team can provide further information and support reasonable adjustments that a person may require during the interview process.

You can read more about our commitment to supporting a diverse and inclusive environment here: or contact our Talent Acquisition team regarding specific needs here:
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