Development Team Leader - Leeds

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Location
Leeds
Salary
43000.00 - 58000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
17 Feb 2017
Closes
20 Feb 2017
Category
IT, Internet
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A permanent opening for a Development Team Leader for a forward looking organisation based in Leeds, Yorks

Development Team Leader - Leeds

Line manage a team of 5-10 software developers working on multiple projects and support tasks within the life science domain to ensure the team delivers to the agreed quality, budget and timeframe. This includes acting as lead developer on some projects and providing technical help and support to the team.

  • Works closely with Project Management, Product Management, CTO and the Software Development Manager to make sure of the successful on time delivery of product and strategic development projects assign to their team
  • Manages and develops their team members through performance reviews, coaching/mentoring and 1-1 meetings
  • Ensure their team follow development standards, methodologies and technology roadmap
  • Champion the approaches, methodologies, standards and processes for developing robust quality software within the company
  • Assist with recruitment, training, retention, discipline and organisation of staff within their team
  • Lead their team by providing a good, positive role model
  • Work on the clarification and implementation of requirements and acceptance criteria in an Agile environment
  • Maintain a high standard of code and design documentation
  • Undertake tasks allocated by the Lead Developer, or take on a lead development role
  • Plan and prioritise work to meet tight deadlines
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in the field of computer science, software engineering or chemistry, or have commercial experience of leading a team of software developers
  • Understanding of Agile software development
  • Development of enterprise software solutions using Java 7 or 8
  • Development using application frameworks such as Spring
  • Good OOD using design patterns
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • An understanding of databases (including relational databases)
  • Knowledge of web services and standards
  • Able to manage & motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Experience of successfully leading software development teams in a dynamic environment using Agile tools and techniques
  • Hands-on experience of coding using Java Essential
  • Understanding of GUI technologies such as JavaScript, HTML and CSS

TEAM LEADER, MANAGER, JAVA, DEVELOPER, .NET, JAVASCRIPT, HTML, CSS, GUI, PROGRAMMER, SOFTWARE ENGINEER, CODER, ANALYST PROGRAMMER, OOD, DATABASE, AGILE,

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