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Development Team Lead
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Recruiter: Sage
Listed on: 16th August
Location: Reading
Salary Notes: £Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: VN9144
Contact Name: Sage

Software Tech at Sage means giving businesses of all sizes the technology to better manage everything from money to people. As a Development Team Lead here, you'll be part of a global market leader but with a very local heart. We're a FTSE 100 company with £60m of new investment into the business, over 13,000 colleagues globally and we continually give back to our local communities.

This is not simply a development role. It's a fantastic opportunity to lead and manage a world-class team of Software Engineers right here in Reading! You'll inspire a team of local Tech legends who'll go on to achieve great things with you as their mentor. This is one of the biggest payroll systems in the UK. So it's a massive challenge to lead the team that develops it.


  • Work with one of the savviest teams of Tech experts in the South
  • Make sure everyone's working with Agile processes
  • Analyse, architect and develop new products and features
  • Conduct code reviews, systems and unit tests
  • Compile and maintain accurate, reliable technical documentation

The person

We're a great bunch of people and you'll need to be one too if you're going to take a leadership role here. We're after someone who cannot wait to share knowledge and inspire change. A problem solver. A creative mind. Someone who can get along with the top brass and the team alike. Our perfect Development Team Lead will:

  • Love developing people, coaching and mentoring
  • Enjoy setting quality standards and driving improvement
  • Be able to adapt to massive changes in both tech and environment
  • Have a background in solving problems, innovating and engineering creative solutions
  • Get a kick out of making a difference

The offering

This is your chance to build a belter of a career right here in Reading. All the development you can handle and challenges galore, from one day to the next. And with a company that's nevertheless as local the annual festival you might have noticed taking place here! At the office, we have a running club, yoga and of course, loads of fantastic tech... which reminds us: create something that we patent and you'll get an Inventors' bonus.

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