Software Development Team Leader

Nottinghamshire | Permanent

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Exciting role, running software development projects with offshore teams. No coding experience required but an appreciation of the software development life cycle. Home and flexible working, great working environment, salary and benefits. 

As a Software Delivery Team Leader for a retail / ecommerce organisation, you are responsible for working with the CTO to coordinate and manage new and ongoing software development projects, changes and enhancements, this includes managing projects and work allocation for offshore development teams, including the coding and validation of new bespoke projects and change requests to live projects. You will oversee compliance to processes and standards which are fundamental to the operation and identify and implement continuous process improvement and work with other teams on cross departmental projects.

You will also provide expertise to ensure technology projects adhere to established standards and quality expectations as well as direct activities to develop and perform assessments on technology projects to identify and mitigate risks and prevent quality concerns. The role will also involve line management and as such you will be responsible for  coaching, mentoring and development of a team of offsite developers.

Skills

  • Knowledge of software development principles and techniques.

  • Awareness of Agile principles

  • Experience of managing IT / Software Projects

  • Strong problem solving experience

  • Possess a solid grasp of the management skills necessary for the management/project leadership of technical staff.

  • Possesses the ability to comfortably manage multiple concurrent projects.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning

  • Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail

The ideal candidate will be someone keen to progress in to becoming a Scrum master, someone who is keen to pursue a role in leadership, project management, software delivery management. Perhaps you are a Developer but looking to move into Management, perhaps you are a Project Manager who enjoys software projects?  

Culturally this organisation has no ego, everyone makes a contribution to tasks that are large and small, high profile and low profile. We are looking for people who most happy when they are right in the thick of it, often out of the comfort zone, in unchartered waters!  

This is an award winning online retail business with a turnover in excess of £50 million, entering european markets. The position represents an opportunity for someone who is keen to step up to the next level to be give the chance.