Software Development Team Leader

Location London
Discipline: IT & Technology
Contact name: Tom Haussrer

Contact email:
Job ref: 747
Published: 23 days ago

Software Development Team Lead

London, United Kingdom


Gresham Hunt are currently partnered with a leading financial services client who are seeking an experienced Software Development Team Lead for their London-based team. This is an exciting opportunity to mentor and drive a team of highly skilled developers and delivering complex internal development projects and ensure adherence to the established business SDLC processes and methodologies.


Role Description:

  • Line management and personal development of a team of highly skilled developers
  • Managing the delivery of multiple complex simultaneous development projects from design through to release
  • Capable of understanding and contributing to the technical solution from design through to code level
  • Establish and maintain software development best practices and standards
  • Develop, refine, and tune integrations between corporate software products
  • Engage with various key stakeholders and participants and maintain robust communication on the project status throughout its life cycle
  • Participate in reviews and meetings and provide updates on project progress
  • Work closely with relevant teams internally to ensure alignment and coordination across operations as part of the seamless implementation of existing and new systems
  • Contribute to post implementation reviews
  • Work on a wide range of projects involving the implementation of new and existing systems, solutions and processes
  • Take responsibility for making key decisions to ensure the successful implementation of all initiatives


Candidate Profile:

  • Experience of people management and the ability to lead and influence others
  • Proven experience in leading and managing the delivery of system/software development projects in a structured environment
  • Experience in a variety of software development approaches and methodologies including Agile and Waterfall
  • Experience with the following technologies: IoC, JQuery, JQuery UI, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Azure, Message queue-based designs/implementations, Ajax, Code repositories (such as Git or Subversion)
  • Experience in both architecture and implementation-level software design
  • Experience in requirements capture, analysis techniques and process improvement approaches
  • Excellent personal organisation and ability to prioritise and carry out multiple tasks
  • Able to influence and drive projects to meet key milestones and overcome challenges
  • A desire to remain technically capable and an expert in current technologies


**Candidates must be based in the United Kingdom with full right to work**

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