As the Software Developer Team Lead you will be a dedicated and ambitious leader of an agile team of 2-6 developers. Working with Project Managers, Business Analysts, UCD / UX Experts and Network Support Engineers, you will work collaboratively to design and produce products and client solutions. The teams deliver complex extensible applications used by our clients, supporting 1000's of users and millions of citizens across the UK and beyond.
You will collect input and work from all parts of the business and client base to produce a cohesive vision for the products and services. This could include research and development from idea to delivery on brand new work or ongoing incremental improvements for all our existing clients. You will also be expected to contribute towards our goal of continually improving our development processes and delivering outstanding software.
We are looking for an experienced software developer or architect with excellent software engineering background. You should be a real problem solver with strong technical skills and a flexible approach to technology. You are an accomplished developer with a good understanding of many languages both OO and functional programming styles. You are also a great people manager who can motivate and enthuse a team. You have a good understanding of system design and the ability to orchestrate systems and workflows as well as having a good knowledge of web services and the use of API's. You have experience of working with dynamic web applications. You understand good design principles such as the separation of concerns, maintainability, testability and defensive design amongst others. We would also be interested in speaking to you if you have any experience of developing using Kotlin. Experience of automated testing would be beneficial.
- A degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or a related discipline, and/or industry experience in a relevant field.
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Initial interviews will be via Teams with our Department Lead and If successful you will be invited to attend a competency-based interview either here at the GOSS offices in Plymouth or again via Teams which will last approximately 1.5 hours You will be expected to be able to evidence previous examples of your work.
Applications from candidates living outside of the UK will be considered for the position provided the candidates can demonstrate that they are eligible to work in the UK and do not require sponsorship.
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