Software Team Leader

Software

Ref: 850Thursday 6 May 2021

Software Development Team Leader

Permanent

Glasgow

Remote options (In office 2x weekly)

Up to £65,000

Excellent Benefits

 

Company

Our client is actively recruiting for a Software Team Leader. They are an international tech company that creates a varied range of business software solutions. With platforms powered by analytics and globally dispersed technical teams, they are setting themselves up for a constantly evolving market. They have increasingly ramped up investment in their Glasgow technology HQ in recent years and consolidated a number of their key business products here. They create lots of different products aimed at making businesses much more efficient - loads of SaaS web apps & data-rich open platforms.

 

Opportunity

This Software Team Lead will lead/ manage 2 development teams within one of the of the company’s flagship product suites which provides businesses with responsive to customer communication across all methods of communications; greater employee flexibility; & maximise operational efficiencies.

Both of these team will already have a Principal Engineer/ Tech Lead so there would be less need to be technically hands-on, instead allowing this Team Lead to focus more on people management & general administration. However a strong technical understanding/ background will still be important to be involved in technical discussions & challenge any decision making if necessary.

 

Responsibilities

  • Leading & inspiring the team, ensuring everyone understands aims & is on board
  • Deliver high quality product features in a fast-paced agile, CI/CD environment
  • Work closely with developers, product owners, & UX teams
  • Monitoring team delivery to multiple workstreams
  • Raising any issues to engineering manager
  • Mentoring & providing guidance
  • Fostering co-operative team culture
  • Always advocating software engineering best practices

 

Experience

  • Extensive agile software development or software delivery background (ideally a former developer)
  • Ideally some familiarity with Java, JavaScript, ReactJS tech stack
  • Ideally experience of delivering to the cloud
  • History of team leadership or management
  • Experience working with globally dispersed teams
  • Reporting & communicating short to long term plans to the team, managers, & directors
  • Customer focused mindset
  • CompSci/STEM degree desirable

 

Please apply with CV to be considered.