Development Lead

Posted 18 June by Spring Technology
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A financial services provider is looking for a Development Lead to lead a small team of both back and front-end developers. This is a remote position (unless you live locally and would like to work from the office).

As a development team lead, and along with the wider development team, you will work closely with product owners and project managers to help drive key projects to the next level within an agile environment. You'll be expected to have some leadership and hands on development experience and a drive to use the latest technologies to create exciting and innovative products with your team.

It's an exciting time to join the company, which has many IT transformation and development projects in the pipeline and an opportunity to help further shape the company's features and services.


The Development Lead role will include the following duties and responsibilities:

*Co-ordinating your team of developers and allocating resources in line with business strategy and objectives.
*Monitoring productivity/performance of individuals in your team.
*Recruiting, training and motivating competent software engineers.
*Managing as part of the team the maintenance of the business websites.
*Encouraging good code quality through the software development life cycle.
*Encouraging innovation within the team to improve business functions.
*Prioritising and assisting in technical queries.
*Identifying risks and implementing mitigating controls.
*Support the team in maintaining appropriate disaster recovery plans for all services and data.
*Providing a first point of contact with third party technical teams.


We are looking for someone with hands on development experience and an understanding of most of the following:

*Technical and software development skills.
*Excellent leadership skills, ability to get the best out of colleagues in your team.
*Strong communication skills. Must be able to engage in meaningful conversations with project managers, product owners, quality assurance and other business stakeholders.
*Strong experience developing in modern PHP (Symfony).
*SOLID development experience in commercial environment.
*Commercial experience using software version control - preferably GIT.
*Experience with LAMP stack architecture in cloud environment.
*Strong understanding of SQL (MySQL) and NO-SQL (MongoDB, Elastic Search) databases.
This is a great opportunity to make a real impact on some genuinely exciting development projects. For more information or to apply please respond to this ad.


* Remote working
* Up to 33 days' holiday including bank holidays plus long-service increase.
* Flexible working hours
* Pension
* Staff Discount
* On Site Gym, Creche and Free parking if visiting office

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Required skills

  • Developer
  • Lead
  • PHP
  • Team Lead

Reference: 43086094

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