Development Lead - Transition Programme - Up To £130k + Bonus (18 Months Fixed Term) - London

Up to £130k - Development
Ref: 1547 Date Posted: Tuesday 12 Oct 2021
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Development Lead - Transition Programme - Up to 130k + Bonus + Benefits (18 Months Fixed Contract)

To be considered, please ensure you complete your application on the Computappoint website. 

The Client:

My client, a well-known international Trading organisation, is seeking an experienced software development professional with strong leadership experience to join their team, leading a transition programme. This role will be based from their central London office - you will be required to be in the office, but remote working is included.

The Role:

Having utilised 3rd party applications and development teams, my client is bringing development in house and looking for a driven and personable candidate, someone who has led a similar transition programme to assist them in their journey. You will have a strong background in the development field and great people-management skills.

You will be tasked with uniting the internal development teams and setting solid foundations for a high functioning internal development community. 


  • Guiding team development efforts towards successful project delivery.
  • Mentoring junior development resources and providing accurate advice, guidance, support and training to team members and individuals.
  • Developing processes, methodologies, and capabilities in-house
  • Work closely with management level to enable the smooth transition of all in-house developed software into IT operational environment
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of how the overall business solutions are positioned, deployed, and supported
  • Steering and active participation in committee meetings, senior executive meetings
  • Promote innovation within the teams and develop the delivery teams through professional development.
  • Accountable for 3rd level support (24x5,5) for all in-house applications
  • Checking the output of the team, reading and analysing the code will be required.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Expert ability to read and understand various coding languages
  • Strong interpersonal and effective relationship management skills
  • Proven Team leadership experience and capabilities
  • Extensive experience in the Exchange or real time trading sector
  • Proven knowledge of Software Engineering methodologies
  • Track record of team & vendor management

To be considered, please ensure you complete your application on the Computappoint website.

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