23rd December 2019
£55000 - £60000
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£55,000 - £60,000 + benefits
35 hours per week (happy to talk flexible working)
We're the CIPD " the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 150,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We've been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.
There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities, as well as excellent benefits such as 28 days' holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.
As Lead Developer you will manage the applications and development team, providing technical leadership and coaching for a diverse technology estate. You will provide insight into the development tools that should be used by the CIPD and work with Product Managers and suppliers to ensure high quality of development, development life-cycles process and supporting products.
What You'll Be Doing
Providing technical development leadership and direction to the CIPD in a hands-on way
Managing a diverse team of developers, and ensuring knowledge is built and shared
Working with the team to ensure support issues are resolved in an effective manner
Working with Product and Project Managers to ensure systems and platforms are developed, supported and maintained in line with the business' current and future requirements
Owning and defining the development standards and quality for the organisation and ensuring they are followed by the development team internally and externally
Ensuring product roadmaps have accurate estimates
Ensuring all source code, including for third parties, is stored securely
Leading the development, build and maintenance all aspects of the internally developed support systems and platforms
Driving high standards of the code and design
Reviewing code of other developers to ensure the overall code quality and to encourage a collaborative development environment
Keeping up to date with the latest technologies and methodologies
Ensuring a globally robust and highly scalable approach to development to support our growing number of global members, customers and services
Leading and coaching the development team on all java platforms including AEM
Training developers and engineers on systems and platforms
Providing project proposals for upgrades, migrations and new projects
What You'll Need To Be Successful
Experience of C#, Visual Studio
Knowledge of Informatica Data Integration
Experience of Salesforce CRM/Community Cloud/Force
Knowledge of Integra CRM/Membership
Web development experience (Microsoft)
Knowledge of Cloud technologies - Azure/Force
Knowledge of Azure GIT and other repositories
Knowledge of Agile methodologies
Experience of working effectively with suppliers and partners
Please note, this advert is due to close on Monday 13 January 2020.
If this role describes you and your career aspirations, then click APPLY.
CIPD: valuing everyone as an individual!
The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual - we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.
Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge you to submit an application as soon as possible.