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Software Engineering Team Leader

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Recruiter: Sage
Listed on: 18th August
Location: Newcastle, Manchester, Winnersh or Remote
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Description

Are you passionate about leadership? Want to develop a team of world class software engineers? Want to inspire a team to achieve greatness?

You'll be responsible for a team of engineers and testers that are working on one of the largest payroll platforms in the UK. You'll be making sure the team have the right tools and skills to succeed, coaching & guiding team members along the way.

You will operate as part of the wider leadership team, looking for new ways for the team to work effectively and continue to deliver a world-class piece of software.

You'll need to understand building apps in the cloud, but more importantly understand how having the right people doing the right thing is the key.

Why you would love to join us:

You'll work alongside highly capable engineers
We offer a competitive salary, share scheme, bonus options and strong pensions plan
Everyone gets 25 days of paid annual leave + options to buy up to 5 additional days
Fantastic tech environment, using best of breed and cutting-edge technologies
Make a difference to communities we live and work in, with your 5 volunteer days every year

We would love to meet you if you are:

Love developing people, coaching and mentoring
Enjoy setting quality standards and drive continuous improvement
Keen to inspire a team to grow by sharing your knowledge
Willing to adapt to significant changes in either technology or environment
A great problem solver, who loves to innovate and engineer creative solutions
Building or supporting large, complex enterprise software
Wanting to make an impact

Key Responsibilities

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

Adheres to and drives team adherence to development processes.
Partakes and drives participation in Agile processes.
Analyses, architects and develops new products/features.
Conducts code reviews, systems and unit testing.
Compiles and maintains technical documentation.
Coaches and mentors other developers.
Owns technical relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
Ensures good communication and escalation practices are adhered to.
Performs 1x1 catch-ups with team and reviews their performance contributions.