Software Development Team Leader, Sports Content and Messaging
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Full Time
Closes 30/06/21
Full Time
Closes 30/06/21
Who we are looking for
A technically minded Software Development Team Leader who will help coordinate and drive team efforts to deliver software solutions.

The Sports Content and Messaging team are responsible for developing and enhancing our platforms for Partners, Extras, CTOOL, Help and Responsible Gambling which support the delivery of both customer facing and internal business systems.

The team operates as a full stack team. Core skills within the team are C#, Typescript and Golang, and we would like you to have solid experience in at least one of these technologies. The tech stack also covers SQL, .Net, MVC, Web API, Nodejs, HTML5 and CSS 3.

The day to day work is interesting, challenging and fast-paced amidst a hardworking and delivery focused company ethos. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technology’s greatest challenges.

This role is eligible for inclusion in the Company’s hybrid working from home policy.
Preferred skills and experience
Commercial experience with leading development teams in the delivery of high quality software applications.
Commercial experience in client or service side application development.
Passionate about working with technology and software development processes and practices.
Adaptable with ability to lead from the front to ensure the best outcome for the business.
Degree educated in Computer Science or related discipline, or relevant professional experience.
Experience of web accessibilty.
Strong knowledge of performance testing and service orientated architecture.
Exposure to multiple software development methodologies.
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Main Responsibilities
Assisting in driving the provision of a capable, reactive, motivated and delivery focused team.
Enforcing governance of quality, rules, standards and processes ensuring solutions meet business needs.
Ensuring the development process is conducted in a timely fashion.
Planning and tracking works as prioritised by the product, project and development management.
Gaining a good understanding of the technical structure, domain and architecture of the systems the team are responsible for.
Identifying and mitigating risk.
Removing blockers to delivery.
Working through dependencies.
Mentoring members of the team and ensuring distribution of knowledge.
Providing input into the developer’s appraisals and other performance feedback.
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The benefits of working with us
Bonus Schemes
Recognition for your performance and hard work.
Company Pension
Preparing you for later life with a top pension.
Employee Assistance Programme
Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family.
Eye Care
In a digital world, we help take care of your vision.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Life Assurance
Peace of mind for your family in any eventuality.
Tax Free Childcare Scheme
A bit extra in your pocket to help with your little ones.
Life Events and Long Service
To celebrate your big occasions, dedication and hard work.
Hillside (Technology) Ltd opened our North West office in 2016 in the heart of Manchester’s buzzing city centre. In recent years the city has become a hub of technology and creative industries.
Our location
  • Often described as the UK’s second city, living costs in Manchester are around 30% cheaper than London.
  • Our office has plenty of public transport nearby, including trains operating around the country and the Metrolink.
  • Manchester is passionate about sport and has two Premier League football teams.
  • Full of fantastic restaurants and shops, from Spinningfields to the Northern Quarter, there is lots to see and do.
What we get up to
Our Manchester office is home to part of Hillside (Technology) Ltd's Software Development family as well as additional technology units. We work closely with our other Technology sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Bulgaria to deliver our first class product.
Some location benefits
Nearby Restaurants and Shops
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
City Centre Location
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