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Software Development Team Leader

Location: CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN Salary: 45000 - 55000 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Technology Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 3
Posted: 6 months ago Reference: 3076603
Software Development Team Leader
Circa £55,000

Leading a sub team of developers within a larger software development team. Taking direction from IT line management, you will be heavily involved in planning, projects, support, relationships, quality (& continuous improvement), sensitive software development processes, technology, bespoke coded software systems and associated interfaces to other systems and equipment.

Your Responsibilities:


• Involved in the design, development, support and maintenance of bespoke coded software solutions, along with interfaces to systems and equipment;
• Hands on coding, trouble shooting and fixing;
• Database monitoring, tuning and admin. tasks;
• Planning data and defining requirements for storage, archive and backup for infra team;

• Update and continually improve the process required to function effectively through the system development lifecycle;
• Involved in processes for planning, work scheduling and prioritising;
• Analysing and reporting on the team’s work;
• Supporting users in writing specs and helping standardise business processes;
Quality and Continuous Improvement
• Managing Quality: Code control / deployments / development procedures with best practice / automation / tools usage / do’s and don’ts.

• Coordinate and drive projects and change;
• Facilitate the relationship of staff within IT and within the business and their processes;

• Coordinate and support all tasks within the sub development team;
• Undertake skills analysis and ensure appropriate training is provided;
• Provide out of hours support and act as backup for the developers as and when needed.

Your Qualifications / Experience
• Experience of managing a software development team;
• Awareness of ERP systems and functionality.

Your Skills
• Key stakeholder management;
• Excellent customer service skills;
• Self-awareness – encouraging 360 feedback;
• Excellent verbal and written communication;
• Analytical and strong problem-solver;
• Strong Microsoft Office Skills;
• Leadership and management;
• Report writing skills;
• Flexible.

Your Behaviours:
• Concern for Excellence
• Communication
• Customer orientation
• Interpersonal sensitivity
• Flexibility and resilience
• Personal Motivation
• Team Working.

In addition, we offer you:
• Generous Contributory Pension Plan
• 23 days annual leave (plus 8 Bank Holidays) rising to 29 days after qualifying service
• Membership of medical ‘cash plan’
• Private Health Cover
• Bonus Scheme
• Death in Service Benefit of four times annual salary
• Sickness insurance after qualifying period
• Stock/share options.

If you want more information on any of the above roles give me a call on 02920 386 502 or email

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