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Software Development Team Leader
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Recruiter: Sanctuary Housing Association
Listed on: 7th March
Location: Worcester
Salary/Rate: (rising to £52,618 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance, including policy allowance) subject to April pay review
Salary Notes: (rising to £52,618 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance, including policy allowance) subject to April pay review
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 456962401
Contact Name: Sanctuary Group

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Software Development Team Leader
Worcester
35 hours per week


Why work for us?

One of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and commercial services, Sanctuary Group employs more than 12,000 people and manages over 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland, including general rented, retirement living, supported housing, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. Sanctuary also provides a range of other services including maintenance, care and telecare, all of which are delivered by our dedicated employees who are completely committed to customer service.

The role of Software Development Team Leader sits within Information Systems (IS) which is responsible for delivering IS capability with Sanctuary Group. Leading team of Senior Software Developers and Software Developers you will be responsible for developing and producing bespoke enterprise strength applications through the practical input of design, coding and testing agile methodologies. Working in a new and exciting team this role will offer the successful individual the opportunity to shape and influence the on-going development of this function.

The role of Software Development Team Leader will include -

      Managing a team of up to 5, to the support the development of systems that meet with Group requirements
      Identify, analyse and develop the Group’s enterprise strength applications
      Leading the effective appraisal and development of new, cost effective applications and design and implement best practice development methodologies
      Ensuring that all developed Group applications are secure by design
      Building, developing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external customers

Skills and experiences -

      Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical discipline; or equivalent demonstrable experience
      Proven hands on experience within an IS Development role along with practical experience of application development methodologies
      Experience in the development of software using C#, .net 4.6.2, Json.net, Web API 2 and Xamarin
      Agile background and practitioner (Scrum Master or equivalent) or the ability to work in a fast-paced Agile development
      Experience of working with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
      A natural leader, with proven experience of managing a team within a development function
      Outstanding communication skills and a proven track record of providing excellent customer service
      Some travel will be required so a full UK Driving licence is desirable

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

      A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
      25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
      Life assurance
      Health & well-being plans
      Discounted products & services
      Personal advice and counseling
      Family-friendly arrangements
      Tax efficient benefits
      Learning and development opportunities

Closing Date: 20th March 2018

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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