We are looking for a leader of the development team who will act as technical tutor and line manager for our developers, you will act as the right arm for the development manager and advice on how to best manage the achievement of objectives, keeping them informed of progress and all the blockers.
About the role
Working with a diverse set of specialists spanning multiple disciplines, your knowledge, skill, and diligence will help bridge multiple roles.
As the team leader, you will:
Build on your technical understanding of our systems and assist non-technical colleagues on issues and opportunities.
Promote and encourage collective ownership of software delivery
Help shape the technical development objectives and career paths for direct reports.
Champion the cause for Engineering and Operational Excellence.
Ensure developers are able to perform all related tasks while giving clear guidance on career progression and achievable SMART objectives that will enhance their skill sets while providing real business value to Confused.
You will be working closely with architects/tech leads and alongside/in collaboration with peers who specialise in data/analysis, customer experience, partners and price competitiveness.
Your preference will be to work on an Agile/Lean basis. You will ensure that productivity is maximised while maintaining stringent quality standards. You will have complete autonomy to adjust processes as required.
We see personality and personal character traits as the key to success. The attributes within you that we want to cultivate include:
Enjoys autonomy. Thrives on independent work with limited oversight.
Enjoys developing junior members of staff to realise their full potential.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain critical thinking while balancing multiple tasks.
Excellent organisation skills.
A proven history developing software in C#, MVC, multiple JS frameworks
A proven history working in a cloud technology (preferably Azure) and within SOA
Delivers consistent decisions and results.
Superior levels of diligence.
Strong, intellectual curiosity.
Quality-focused and takes pride in your work.
Level headed pragmatism.
At Confused.com, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We understand that a good work life balance is important, and we want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this. We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We're relaxed on dress code and are social in and out of work. Without blowing our own trumpet too much, we think it's pretty sweet working at Confused.com!
Think you've got what it takes? Then complete the application form and send us your CV.