Software Development Lead

Software Development Lead

  • Location

    Watford, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    IT & Technology

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £85000 per annum + share options, bens

  • Contact:

    Nicola Parker

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Software Development Lead

We are seeking a Software Development Lead to join a fast-growing SaaS company specialising in HR software, working with some high-profiles customers across a range of well-known brands!

The Software Development Lead will work in a hybrid managerial and hands-on role, taking ownership of a team of 6 whilst developing the company's platforms. This role will suit someone with full stack experience covering JavaScript, Node / Node.js, Java or PHP, alongside some managerial, team leadership or mentoring experience. The role will also involve planning around both sprints and software strategy, therefore offers a great variety of responsibilities!

The software itself is made up of the company's own bespoke language that is very similar to Node.js, therefore any experience with modern Front-End tech would fit in nicely.

Skills and experienced needed for the Software Development Lead:

  • Strong hands-on experience within a full stack software development role, focussing on JavaScript
  • Back-end tech experience such as Node / Node.js, Java or PHP, with PostgreSQL skills advantageous
  • Ability to manage a small team
  • Experience of creating and implementing strategy, whilst planning sprints
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of web services & RESTful APIs would be great
  • Great interpersonal skills, able to work cross-functionally and in a client facing capacity

The Software Development Lead will be a pivotal part in both the future growth of the team and the direction of the platforms, in line with the ever-growing client base! We are also happy to consider someone with experience of mentoring more junior staff, looking to step into management.

Location: Watford (offering 1-2 days a week working from home)
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + 25 days holiday (+ bank holiday), health, dental, pension

Please apply now!
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