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Development Team Lead

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Development Team Lead

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Development Team Lead


Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!
Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us become a UK top 10 Software company.
Are you ready for the challenge?


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 10,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive. 


About you:


  •  You can motivate and lead teams, driving career development and high performance, and
  • supporting them to upskill to achieve their potential.
  • You are collaborative and pragmatic. You can communicate with, advise and guide all
  • stakeholders in various departments at various levels, making recommendations based onrisk, commercial factors, technical approach and strategic objectives. You demonstrateself-awareness and ability to adapt message according to audience to achievepositive results.
  •  You write clean, self-documenting code that is well structured, well-named, simple and easy
  • to read. You stay up to date with latest technology.
  • You actively promote and show ownership of Quality centred activities.
  •  You can co-ordinate, plan and manage Dev sprint/release activities. You take responsibility
  • for the entire project, can identify risks early, understand overall project picture and makes

    decisions/recommendations according to these in order to achieve successful delivery of

    deliverables autonomously.
  • You can design source control structures, select or modify toolchain and deployment
  • processes, and are aware of design patterns in the technologies you work in.
  •  Drives and implements change within the team to achieve Development and business
  • objectives.
  • You demonstrate role model behaviours, remain optimistic and committed in the face of
  • challenges and can adapt and flex with changing priorities.

Day-to-day, you will:

  •  Work with the team to design and develop software solutions to meet agreed acceptance
  • criteria and stories using a range of languages and technologies. Ensures dev standards areestablished, known and followed within Scrum team.
  •  Own, manage and be accountable for specific projects and deliverables, managing risks and
  • dependencies with autonomy.
  • Leading an Agile team by hands-on example, driving technical excellence throughout the
  • development process, and taking accountability for the deliverables of the developmentteam
  • Provide technical leadership, guidance and direction to other members of the development
  • team
  • Manage effective source control, ensuring isolation and ability to manage multiple branches.
  •  Actively promote a quality focussed approach within the team, showing ownership for QA
  • activities and collaboration with the QA team. Prepared to test own work and that of othersto ensure quality.

As a well-rounded Development Team Lead, your Skills and Experiences likely include: 

  • Demonstrate experience working on several projects and technologies, have experience
  • building and designing a CI/CD solution and integrating solutions.
  •  Have proven abilities organising a development team(s) for success, building team
  • relationships and guiding the approach.

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. 


  • Healthy, friendly, and inclusive culture 
  • Work - life balance 
  • Hybrid/Remote working 
  • Flexible working hours 
  •  Competitive salary package 
  • Great Holiday Package (starting from 25) 
  •  Charity day – day off paid by the company for volunteering activities 
  • Private Healthcare & Life Insurance 
  •  7 Card Sport Allowance 
  • Meal tickets 
  •  Referral Bonus 
  • Christmas Bonus 
  • Big Break – all-inclusive holiday paid by the company 
  •  Other benefits 
At Access we’re all about helping everyone Love Work, Love Life and Be you. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t match perfectly, we’d still love to hear from you. You might just be who we are looking for. 
We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun! 
What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family!