Software Engineering Team Leader

As a Software Engineering Team Leader at Node4, you will lead a cross-functional software engineering team responsible for development of features for our application Nexus ( Nexus is a key business system to Node4, driving many of our business processes, and presenting data to our customers, staff and partners through their respective customer, staff, and partner portals. This would suit a senior engineer looking to take on some management responsibility

Nexus is written in PHP and JavaScript (Vue.js) and as part of your role you’ll be expected to contribute to the codebase, as well as providing guidance and mentoring for your team, and work closely with Node4’s Software Architect to ensure a high standard of software quality is maintained. 

What will you be doing?

As a Software Engineering Team Leader at Node4 you will be an integral part of the software systems leadership team responsible for…

  • Mentor to the team, helping set direction of technology use, continuously improving software lifecycles, and manage technical debt.
  • Following an agile methodology, lead planning, daily stand ups, and retrospective activities for the development team.
  • Line management responsibilities for the development team, including setting personal development plans, conducting performance reviews and helping the individuals within the team succeed
  • Working with the Head of Software and Software Architect, contribute to roadmap discussions and product strategy
  • Working within a team environment, facilitating improving team conventions on version control, documentation, sharing of work, and testing.
  • Working with the various departments within Node4 to help expose their technology into the Node4 customer, partner and staff facing portals.
  • Consistently demonstrate and champion ESaaS & L4 behaviours – acting as a role model & ambassador for Node4

Please find the full list of responsibilities in the job description attached

What will you bring?

As SSoftware Engineering Team Leader, you will be expected to demonstrate certain skills to successfully fulfil the role.  These include:

  • Understanding of development lifecycles and continuous integration and deployment practices
  • An understanding of object-oriented PHP and good technical practices
  • An understanding of frontend web development in JavaScript (Vue.js experience preferred but not essential)
  • An interest in team dynamics and software management practices
  • Have excellent communication skills (verbal, written and face-to-face)
  • Be an effective manager of your own time
  • A team player who can work with diverse areas within Node4
  • Interest in Technology and Business
  • A positive can-do attitude

Why join us?

Recognised as one of the UK’s 100 Best Workplaces™ by Great Place to Work®, Node4 is an innovative Managed Services Provider, offering IT infrastructure and services, all flexibly deployed across our own infrastructure fabric and the public cloud.

We provide a range of solutions, including cloud services to support hybrid and multi-cloud models, connectivity, data services, collaboration, and security. This enables us to help UK businesses in every sector do more in the digital age.

Work for Node4 and you will be part of a friendly, supportive culture focused on delivering Exceptional Service as a Standard (ESaaS) to our customers – and one another.

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