|Job Title: Development Lead
Location: Newcastle, Tyne and Wear
Salary: Depending on experience, 30 days leave, bonus, events, pension
As Development Lead, you will play an influential role in the development of their current and new software that has a global footprint around the world.
In order to help them take advantage of global opportunities, they're looking for an experienced Development Lead to further develop existing software platforms, and contribute to software integrations and roadmap.
This position is within a highly innovative and dynamic environment and you'll be expected to contribute new ideas and be committed to hitting company goals and targets. Working within a small team, this is a fantastic opportunity to become a driving force in the success of the business.
Reporting to the Director, you'll be responsible for:
Managing priorities for the Development and Design teams Management of the Development and Design team members Running daily stand up meetings with the Product Owner (PO) Supporting the PO with sprint planning meetings Communicating with Company Director(s) and keeping them up to date with the progress of projects Prioritise workload for team members Conduct post release verification following a production deployment Record, assess and approve tasks, suggested ownership, priority and issues Communicate at all levels, handle multiple stakeholders and work on business critical solutions Enhance testing capabilities guided by standard best practices, policies and procedures Motivate and mentor direct reports by effort and example Ability to plan upcoming work for future sprints with the PO and Director(s) Co-ordinate technical challenges and business requirements with the developers Co-ordinate with the product design teamSkills and experience:
Experience working in Agile/Scrum methodologies Experience of sprint boards and Jira Comes from a development background Has good levels of experience with Android and Web based applications Has good experience of product development and managing products Experience of managing medium - large remote working teams Will have excellent communication skills and is able to communicate with all members of the team, as well as other departments Experience working in international teamsPersonal attributes:
Enthusiastic and committed team player Ambitious, self-motivated Innovative in finding solutions to problems Has the drive to work on real world challenges Enjoy working to targets and tight deadlines Makes themselves available and approachable to answer queriesAbout them:
This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning B2B technology provider. They enable digital transformation by providing technology that paves the way for organisations to automate processes, grow revenue, and engage their audience. Solutions include:
Software: Digital Signage, Visitor & Personnel Management, Interactive Exhibition, Survey & Feedback Hardware: Temperature Kiosks,Video Walls, Floorstanding Displays, Touch Kiosks, Advertising & Touch Displays, Self-Service Kiosks, Tablet MountsThey serve a range of sectors internationally including corporate, heritage, education, healthcare, public sector and retail. They've worked with leading organisations including the UK Houses of Parliament, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and English Heritage.
Working as part of a small technology team based in Newcastle and the rest of the team currently based in Egypt, you will be expected to document your work so that knowledge and reasoning is shared with the rest of the business.
You will work closely with the rest of the technology team, along with the marketing and customer success teams, to ensure that products solve genuine problems for customers on a daily basis.
You will be excited to contribute to the growth of a small but very successful business, and be driven by seeing the products that you help to build and deliver used globally.
Salary - Dependant on experience 30 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays Pension scheme Quarterly social events (Covid restrictions permitting) Annual bonus schemeHours and location:
Core office hours are 9.00-5.30, Mon-Fri Remote working is available but the successful candidate must be available to attend the head office when required - UK office - Number 33, Bellingham Drive, North Tyne Industrial Estate, Benton, NE12 9SZ Most of the UK team are working from home during the pandemic but attendance in the office during on-boarding will be required.Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.
Candidates with experience of: App Development, Software Development Manager, Mobile App Manager, Software Project Manager, Agile, Scrum, Jira, Web Based Applications Manager, Senior Software Manager, Senior Development Manager, Systems Development Manager, Cloud Systems Manager are suitable for this role