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Software Team Leader

Software Team Leader - Reading - c£45K-£65K plus benefits

Our client is a global organisation headquartered in UK, with offices in the United States, Europe, Australia and Japan, and an extensive partner network of more than 900 resellers across the globe.

Key Responsibilities

  • Growing, developing and motivating the team to achieve its optimal potential
  • Conducting performance reviews & setting objectives
  • Being a catalyst for change and supporting team members pushing for improvements
  • Managing the team members including their personal development
  • Ensuring the team commits courageously and then delivers against their customer and stakeholder commitments
  • Ensuring that all reporting is accurate and timely
  • Making significant and visible technical contribution to the team’s activities
  • Proactively pushing for good ideas to become reality
  • Managing the day-to-day welfare of team members
  • Actively encouraging and supporting cross team collaboration
  • Ensuring that team members are following
  • Engineering best practices and procedures

Skills Profile / Knowledge

  • Full understanding of the complete software development lifecycle, including the Scrum framework; knowledge and/or experience of working in Atern framework is a bonus
  • Knowledge of one or more internet formats and protocols would be advantageous; including SMTP, MIME, HTTP and ICAP.
  • A degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related subject or equivalent work experience
  • Track record of line managing a mixed discipline team of 5 to 10 engineers
  • Hiring, appraisals, personal development plans, reporting
  • Motivating, directing, coaching, supporting, delegating and mentoring
  • Clear and concise communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proven experience of successfully delivering complex commercial software solutions
  • Extensive experience of working within an Agile development environment
  • Extensive experience of working with OO languages; C++ and/or Java in Tomcat on Linux
  • Experience of writing Javascript
  • Demonstrable experience of developing software for Linux
  • Ability to constructively review other peoples work
  • Ability to lead constructive meetings

Personal Characteristics

  • You are someone who leads by example and takes ownership
  • You are someone who actively earns the respect of others
  • You inspire others and bring people together to achieve great courageous things
  • You are able to identify and develop talent You will want to foster a team environment which is customer-centric, collaborative, innovative, passionate & fun
  • You can think strategically and steer the team towards fulfilling the big picture
  • You carefully weigh up situations and make decisions appropriately with stakeholder interests in mind You are comfortable being a key influencer and working with others to enact change
  • Self-motivated with a “can-do” attitude, and a passion for developing high quality, efficient software
  • Proactive and enthusiastic quick learner

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: 65000
  • Location: Reading
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: ACR Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Allan Carlin
  • Tel: +44 (0) 141 237 2522
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 4A-3842-166
  • Posted: 2016-09-06 15:09:04 -

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