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Engineering Team Lead (Progress)

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Engineering Team Lead (Progress)

Posted about 2 months ago

Engineering 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 achieve 2 million users of the Access Workspace platform. 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 35,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive. Access-COINS, has been providing business software and services to the construction, engineering, home building and service sectors for more than 30 years. In these sectors COINS is the market leader and continually innovates to provide construction software solutions that help construction and engineering companies improve the management of their business. About you: You are an accomplished Engineering Team Lead with a rich background in steering the development of software solutions, this role will be managing a team in Human Capital Management (HCM) covering the HR and Payroll product areas across multi regions. You are well-versed in software development life cycle methodologies, and have successfully implemented Agile best practices so you are able to drive the team transition to use Azure DevOps. You have experience in working with Progress OpenEdge technology. You will be accountable for the engineering delivery of agreed roadmap, technical and quality deliverables of the team. You are committed to ensuring the highest quality standards for software solutions. We are currently spearheading the introduction of automated testing using Virtuoso, aiming to improve efficiency and accuracy in the QA processes. Key characteristics for this role: enthusiastic, solutions-focussed, pro-active, loves a challenge, pride in your codebase and the quality of your output, and adaptable. Day-to-day, you will: • Design and develop software solutions to meet agreed acceptance criteria and stories using a range of languages and technologies. Ensures development standards are established, known, and followed within your team/squad. • Own, manage and be accountable for specific projects and deliverables, managing risks and dependencies with autonomy. • Lead an Agile team by hands-on example, driving technical excellence throughout the development process, and taking accountability for the deliverables of the development team. • Provide technical leadership, guidance, and direction to other members of the development team. • Manage effective source control, using GIT. • Actively promote a quality focussed approach within the team, showing ownership for QA activities and collaboration within the team. Fully responsibility of development, testing and automated testing to ensure software quality. As a well-rounded Engineering Team Lead, your Skills and Experiences likely include: • 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 on risk, commercial factors, technical approach, and strategic objectives. You demonstrate self-awareness and ability to adapt message according to audience to achieve positive results. • You actively promote and show ownership of Quality centred activities. • You can co-ordinate, plan and manage Development 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 adhere to 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. 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: • 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 • Meal tickets • Referral Bonus • Christmas Bonus • Big Break – all-inclusive holiday paid by the company • Other benefits Become part of our amazing Access family!