Technical Lead

Reporting to the Development Manager, a Technical Lead has the following responsibilities:

Supporting the technical direction of an Agile Team, or other assigned project including:

 

  • Maintain code quality and assurance including maintenance of coding conventions and management of code reviews.
  • Work with the Development Manager to highlight areas of process and tooling that can improve code quality and delivery.
  • Consultation on pre-sales business requirements to provide technical insight and ensure expectations can be met.
  • Contribute to process of providing high level estimation and costing of the development workload ahead of detailed break-down.
  • Mentor developers at all levels assisting them with learning and skills improvement.
  • Work with Development Manager in making high-level system design decisions on both legacy application architecture and green-field projects.
  • Work with the Development Manager to identify opportunities to build the development skills in the team.
  • Where appropriate, provision and maintenance of skills assessment within the team.
  • Identify emerging and upcoming technical developments liaising with the management team to identify those that may benefit future product development.
  • Deputise in the absence of the Development Manager for day-to-day “staff” issues.

Qualifications/Certification

  • Degree in CS or related topic.
  • OCA/P Examination Passed

Experience

  • Minimum 2 years in a Technial lead role.
  • Java 8, Tomcat, AWS (but we will train / certify), InteliJ, (small circa 5%) UI JS and Angular. Junit, Selenium, Cucumber, Go CI/CD (like Jenkins)

Skills / Attributes

  • Programming in Java, working with SQL.
  • Ability to work in a self-organising Agile environment.
  • Understanding of quality development (unit tests, integration tests).
  • Flexibility in working throughout the technology stack.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills throughout the complete development team structure
  • Awareness of the challenges of processing large-scale data sets.

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