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Development Team Leader

Job Title: Development Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £45000 per annum + inc. 25 days hol, gym, life assurance
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO0000000507
Contact Name: Prospectus
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Job Published: August 09, 2016 14:35

Job Description

Our client is looking to recruit a Development Team Leader to manage and motivate a team of 7 Senior Application Developers.

To be considered for this position you should have strong leadership skills and the ability to work and communicate with business and technical groups.

Duties will include:
·Working with Head of Enterprise Architecture to agree priorities and time scales
·Providing leadership, development, counselling and mentoring for the staff being managed
·Project, Task Management and Scheduling for the development team
·Business wide communication of project and change schedules
·Management of the Service desk, managing priorities and communication of resolved calls
·Working with business teams to interpret requirements for application enhancements
·Working with business teams to analyse existing processes to aid in the development of better systems
·Planning and coordinating non project IT work
·Providing support to Business Systems analysts
·Preparing and communicating progress reports on development work
·Preparing and maintaining documentation of system and departmental processes
·Providing support for projects during installation and post implementation
·Attending and contributing to the Change Advisory Board and Prioritisation Committee
·Conduct / Lead the daily IT Development Team scrum

Required Skills and Technical Knowledge:
·Project, Task Management and Scheduling
·Business Analysis & requirements gathering
·Understanding of IT Development Procedures
·Financial IT Systems
·Staff management and motivation
·Experience in task scheduling and monitoring
·Experienced in collection and interpretation of Business requirements
·Experience in high volume transaction systems
·KPI reporting & SLA management
·Excellent communication skills
·Overall understanding of Stock Market workings

Any knowledge of the following would be desirable:
·Web development languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
·.NET application design and development
·MultiValue database constructs & application

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