Development Team Leader

Sage UK Limited
Newcastle Upon Tyne
+ Competitive Benefits
11 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We have a number of great Development Team Leader opportunities to join either the Accounts or Payroll teams within the Product Delivery function . These teams consist of highly skilled software architects, developers, testers, technical authors and analysts, all operating in a dynamic and customer focused environment following an agile methodology. As well as encouraging innovation and agility , we also look to embrace the latest technologies to provide ever increasing business benefits to our customers. Your primary focus will be leading a multi-disciplinary scrum development team (s) . You will be accountable for the delivery of the teams work whilst ensuring that this is managed in a way that allows flair and creative innovation to flourish within a disciplined and committed environment. You will encourage and nurture innovation, creativity and appropriate risk-taking, but will be comfortable balancing this with due engineering rigour and meeting the commercial demands of the business. The role requires someone with a keen people focus, experience of people management, task management skills, and the ability to achieve consistent success and enthusiasm from their people. Familiarity with software development methodologies is key, especially Agile (Scrum). We are looking for a candidate with that rare blend of technical strength and solid leadership skills, who will inspire their team to consistently deliver technical solutions to support the continued growth of the company. You will be passionate and demonstrate integrity and personal commitment, whilst taking personal accountability for consistently delivering high quality solutions. You will create the conditions for the team to succeed by energising and motivating others to deliver the exceptional, and will celebrate their successes. Whilst the key aspect of this role is leadership, we’d love you to have a background in some of the following: C++, C#/.Net, ASP.Net MVC, Node.js, AngularJS, MongoDB, express, secure development , design and development of APIs and design and development of composite applications. We will, however, help you develop your skills in these areas. An understanding of cloud based development, would be of particular interest. In return, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of exciting and key strategic projects across desktop, web and mobile platforms, as well as becoming an integral part of a key team within the organization, with excellent opportunities for career progression. This job was originally posted as