Team Lead Software Engineer

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Anonymous

Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom
Information Technology
Immediate Start
£50k - £55k Annual
Full-Time
Our client is a global organisation, who look to hire positive and energetic people who want to make a difference to their products. They encourage an environment of continuous improvement in practices and self-development. Due to continued expansion, they are now looking to recruit further Team Lead Software Engineers, to be based at their offices in Reading.

Role Description:

* Line management of a team of engineers, responsible for their development.

* Providing technical leadership whilst guiding the team

* Performance appraisals and coaching to recognise weaknesses, coupled to effective development goals and activities

* Performing technical duties alongside the team

* Approving holiday/working-from-home requests

* Continuous awareness of day to day team dynamics, work locations and absences that may impact team performance

Skills Profile

* People management, coaching and development skills

* Collaboration and influence skills

* Presentation and mentoring skills

* Ability to drive improvement in an evolving technical environment

* Expertise in software development techniques (TDD, BDD, CI etc.) Understands Agile principles, Scrum framework and the SDLC

Role Specific Skills

Essential

* Proven experience of leading and motivating a successful team

* Hiring, coaching, appraising and developing, motivating, mentoring, delegating and reporting

* Diligent management of stakeholders, priorities and dependencies

* Successful deliveries of complex enterprise solutions based on Linux/Java

* Demonstrable Object-Oriented programming experience

* Experience of writing unit tests and test-driven development

* Experience of agile methodologies e.g. Scrum

* Ability to lead effective project planning and prioritisation sessions

* Ability to adapt to a changing technical environment

Desirable:

* Distributed systems using a JMS Compliant Message Broker such as ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ etc

* Java Database Access Layer (JDBC Template & Hibernate)

* Spring framework. Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS

* Ubuntu. Database design and writing SQL

* Experience of using the Eclipse development environment

* User Interface design and GWT development

* C# and C++

* Experience of successful Patent creation, application and submission

Must have:

* Degree or equivalent

* 5+ years' experience, delivering commercial software

If you are interested in this role, please apply at your earliest convenience

Reference: 614841552

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