Development Team Lead

The Team Lead will have overall responsibility for the development of the EnergySys Cloud Platform. They will manage the team to deliver the product roadmap, with the support of our Technical Director.

The Team Lead will have overall responsibility for the development of the EnergySys Cloud Platform. They will manage the team to deliver the product roadmap, with the support of our Technical Director.

This role requires exceptional hands-on development skills, as well as the ability to motivate and empower team members to deliver both incremental improvements and ground-breaking innovations. We have a commitment to microservices, running in AWS, and are looking to embed DevOps practices within the team.

 

Responsibilities:

    • Work directly on the product, demonstrating leadership through hands-on development. 
    • Validate the product roadmap based on feedback on priorities from all stakeholders. 
    • Build a detailed task list and effort estimates to allow resource requirements and release dates to be estimated.  
    • In consultation with others, ensure that our software development process is robust and repeatable 
    • Manage and mentor the development team to ensure that they work efficiently and effectively. 
    • Establish training requirements for the team. 
    • Provide regular reporting on progress. 
    • Identify and promote best practices in software development, including testing and design. 
    • Maintain an awareness of emerging technologies and practices that could improve the quality of the product. 
    • Identify and promote design patterns that will allow the product to continue to operate at cloud scale.  
    • Identify and liaise with all stakeholders throughout the development process. 

Must Have: 

    • Expertise in software development at cloud scale.  
    • Experience with AWS and microservices.  
    • Significant experience of development in Java.  
    • Highly organised approach to problem solving. 
    • Detailed knowledge of software development processes. 
    • Knowledge of UML and design 
    • Previous experience as a team lead.   
    • An ability to translate strategic priorities into key goals and metrics for a team.  
    • Change management skills.  
    • A degree level qualification in software engineering, or equivalent. 

 

Qualifications and Experience

Ideally, degree qualified and at least five years’ relevant experience in a commercial software development environment. Ability to work unsupervised. Must have good communication and team working skills.

 

About the Company

EnergySys Limited is a forward-thinking and innovative software vendor. We truly believe in delivering software that makes a difference to our users. We have a close-knit team of driven and focused individuals who have helped get us to where we are.

There is a good benefits package for the successful applicant, and staff are helped to meet their aspirational needs with 2 weeks of study leave per year.

The position is based from home, and candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, with a suitable work environment/set up. We require applicants have at least 10 Mbps upload and download speed to support video calls and interaction with our cloud development environment.

    • Location: Home-based
    • Industry: IT
    • Duration: Full time
    • Salary: Circa £65K-£75k plus benefits

 

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to recruitment@energysys.com 

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