Software Development Team Leader, User Platform UI
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Full Time
Closes 08/12/21
Full Time
Closes 08/12/21
Who we are looking for
A Software Development Team Leader to help coordinate and drive team efforts to deliver software solutions.

Within our User Platform UI team, we are on a journey to migrate our systems from their current .Net implementations to Go based services with a client application written in Typescript.

Our fast paced and dynamic environment requires an innovative and committed leadership team to continue to drive delivery of new features, functionality and maintenance work pieces.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to build a career in technical management with large scale systems and great opportunities. A background in software development is essential but this role is very much hands off and focuses more on your organisational, problem solving and people skills. You will make this role your own to meet the needs of the business whilst also promoting a positive and fulfilling environment for the development team.

This role is ideally suited to someone who thrives in a challenging but rewarding work place where everyone plays their part in delivering market-leading products.

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 server side application development.
Passionate about working with technology and software development processes and practices.
Experience with Typescript, Golang or other server side technologies.
Adaptable with the ability to lead from the front to ensure the best outcome for the business.
Degree educated in Computer Science or relevant discipline, or significant professional experience.
Experience with mobile technologies.
Experience with performance testing.
Knowledge of 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 development processes are conducted in a timely fashion.
Actively planning and tracking works as prioritised by the product, project and development management.
Gaining a good understanding of the technical structure, the 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 performance feedback and inputting into developer appraisals.
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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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