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Development Team Lead

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Development Team Lead

Posted 15 days ago

What are we all about?

At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more. 

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 35,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive.

About you:

You are somebody who loves to question the status quo, not except the established norm and are comfortable about being candid on the issues you face and enthusiastic about the opportunities you encounter.
You are passionate about wanting to coach, mentor and develop both your team and Access to new highs.
Experienced Cobol developer (preferably MicroFocus) as well as knowledge of SQL Server. .Net experienced would also be highly advantageous, but not essential.
Proven track record of working in an Agile environment.


Day-to-day, you will:

Work with the team to ensure that projects can be planned appropriately (team understands scope, risk and complexity and is able to estimate)
Support Product so that milestones and timelines can be set and met
Ensuring Projects are delivered to time, budget, schedule
Provide updates on status of projects and milestones
Ensure team follows processes and definitions of done
Work with Support to ensure a close and harmonious relationship between support and development.
Liaise with stakeholders and development team to ensure that questions are appropriately assessed and addressed.
Consider the quality approach at each stage of the development life cycle
Ensuring appropriate quality gates are in place (pre-grooming, code reviews, dev tests, functional tests, regression, post deployment testing (if required))
As a well-rounded Team Leader, your Skills and Experiences likely include: 
Ensuring that appropriate technical standards are followed and improvements proposed
Management of technical roadmaps and scheduling of issues.
Experience in defining processes and KPIs to alleviate waste and improve determinism
Comfortable working in the .Net, Cobol and SQL Server ecosystem.
Comfortable working with SVN and Git configuration management systems.
Experienced in leading a team and managing Scrum Teams, Tribes and Squads.
Developing teams and individuals to be the best that they can be

Performance management

What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.

In addition to our standard benefits of 25 days holiday, a match contributory pension and healthcare you will get:  

A Competitive Salary
Giving Back/Charity days
Quarterly Socials
6 weeks Sabbaticals (after 6 years of service)
The Access Group Big Break: our all-expenses paid holiday to Spain