Development Lead

Recruiter
hackajob Client
Location
Chiswick Riverside
Posted
28 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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<p><strong>The Development Lead position at SG Digital consists of a balance of four main areas of responsibility:</strong></p>
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<p>Technical leadership: Understand the platform and technologies used and guide future direction</p>
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<p>Team leadership: Coaching, support and development of the team</p>
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<p>Customer liaison: A trusted point of contact between SG Digital professional service teams, our customers and partners.</p>
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<p>Incidents: Management of, and escalation path for live production incidents.</p>
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<p><strong>Key Tasks</strong></p>
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<p>Build and maintain functionality for our next generation casino platform</p>
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<p>Manage a mixed team of approximately 6 developers and QA engineers</p>
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<p>Manage and contribute to technical end-to-end delivery of projects</p>
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<p>Become a primary point of contact for and maintain strong relationships with both external and internal customers</p>
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<p>Lead design and code reviews, set coding standards and ensure they are met by deliverables</p>
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<p>Ensure engineering best practice principles are applied at all times</p>
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<p>Design solutions that are compatible with the strategic direction of the company</p>
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<p>Support the recruitment process of technical resources</p>
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<h3 class="jobAdsItem-descLabel ng-binding">Qualifications</h3>
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<p><strong>Required Skills:</strong></p>
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<p>People management skills including experience managing development teams</p>
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<p>Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken</p>
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<p>Experience interacting with customers, external partners and business stakeholders</p>
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<p>Demonstrable talent coding in Java, J2EE and their application with design patterns</p>
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<p>Experience with Java Spring Framework, Guice or similar framework</p>
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<p>Disciplined approach to testing</p>
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<p>Good knowledge of large-scale website or application architectures and technology stacks</p>
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<p>Knowledge of enterprise integration patterns</p>
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<p>Experience with various development methodologies; Agile, TDD or Kanban</p>
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<p>Experience in deploying, configuring and maintaining Java Servlet container such as Tomcat</p>
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<p>Excellent Unix/ Linux skills</p>
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<p>Database design skills (any vendor)</p>
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<p>Experience reviewing others work for performance, security, efficiency and portability</p>
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<p>Ability to multi-task and rapidly switch contexts</p>
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<p><strong>Desired Skills:</strong></p>
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<p>Performance tuning skills, including refactoring, code profiling and monitoring</p>
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<p>Automated testing and CI</p>
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<p>Some scripting skills: Bash,Python, etc...</p>
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<p>Release management and configuration management experience</p>
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