Technical Team Lead
My client, an insurance organisation in Nottingham is looking for a Technical Team Lead to join their IT Department. The role reports into the Head Of IT Development / IT Delivery and you will lead a team of Software Developers and be responsible for the delivery of business critical projects. You will have a combination of technical and management responsibilities, to include the following:
- Oversee the technologies, tools and techniques used within the team, ensure that they are suitable and match the corporate best practices
- Work closely with the business and Engineers on issues related to design, requirements and support
- Ensure that development standards, policies and procedures are adhered to.
- Drive change to implement efficient and effective strategies as advised by management
- Develop and implement IT standards and procedures to aid in the development of high quality software. Ensure that all Engineers within the team understand and follow existing IT standards.
- Work closely with other team leaders and development teams when necessary to create software that is cohesive.
- Work closely with peers in the business to fully understand the business process and requirements.
- Lead a team of software Engineers in the creation of high quality software within agreed project deadlines.
- Assume a high level of ownership of all work developed by members of the team.
- Train and integrate new team members and proactively support the continued development of existing team members
- Build and promote a positive working environment for the team within your areas as well as other business areas you will engage with.
- Effectively manage team members in line with company policy and procedures, including performance, development, disciplinary and conflict resolution with effective feedback.
- Proactively report and manage upwards to management and the business, so that they are well informed of the work currently in development.
- Implement team goals and objectives
- Supervise, train and guide team members
- Inspire and motivate team members