Software Development Team Lead

Information Technology

Bedford, UK

Job summary Ensure a cohesive and integrated software development strategy prevails, setting standards and processes that can be rolled out across the business. Guide and manage the Software developme . . .

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Job summary

Ensure a cohesive and integrated software development strategy prevails, setting standards and processes that can be rolled out across the business. Guide and manage the Software development teams to a common goal and strategy, enforcing communication and commonality of tools and technology. Direct the development of software projects to use common communication protocols without duplication of data or effort. Embrace a people-powered strategy, enabling excellence through service leadership. Simultaneously manage a Bedford-based and a remote operational team in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Key result areas:

  • Responsible for agile product management including helping the steering committee prioritise the backlog, manage releases, set expectations to internal and external stakeholders and perform all Agile/scrum activities as per best practices
  • Research, recommend and implement innovative best-in-class software and methodology solutions supporting our business goals
  • Establish and enforce a common software development strategy including; tools, languages, communication (people and machine), data
  • Proactively maintain and upgrade the software environments based on best practices
  • Develop and maintain Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) processes and standards for quality and audit purposes
  • Hold team members to high quality code and feature delivery
  • Manage and develop the Sri Lanka-based software team
  • Understand and fulfil the responsibilities for secure management of personal data of both internal and external customers in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018

Key personal requirements

  • Paying up to £75,000 basic + quarterly bonus 
  • Technical background essential
  • 5-10 years developing software.
  • 5+ years of experience leading software development teams
  • Proven experience with Scrum methodologies and Agile practices
  • Experience in developing effective software development team

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Perks & Benefits

Your well-being is important to us. It’s why we give you a range of benefits from healthcare to 401k and a few extra perks along the way.

Paid Parental Leave

Take the time you need to support your family without worrying about work tasks. We understand you have bigger things going on, and we’re here to support your growing family.

Flexible Work Environment

We want to help you work how you work best. Find your healthy work-life balance here. Our people have the flexibility they need to make it happen.

Health Reimbursement

CrossFit, Yoga, Zumba, or whatever else keeps you moving, we help by covering 50% of your monthly fitness membership cost. This also includes digital fitness subscriptions!

About The Team

Our teams don’t work in silos — we all interact and support one another in a variety of ways.

You can count on those around you for collabo-ration, empowerment and inspiration. Anything is possible with the guidance of servant leaders and hard-working team members. And that’s just the beginning.

Why Service Express?

We’ve been delivering outstanding customer and technical service for server, storage and networking equipment since 1993. 500+ motivated employees fuel us in over 50 offices throughout the U.S., and we’re adding new opportunities every day.

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