Software Engineering Team Lead
Capital Markets Shared Technology
The Software Engineering Team Lead is a member of the Agile Team responsible for leading a team of highly skilled, cross-functional software engineers.
As a software engineering team lead you will be expected to manage and supervise day to day activities whilst ultimately supporting the team to make sure all targets are met.
Role requirements :
Coordinate and contribute hands-on to the technical work assigned to the team.
Collaborate with the scrum master, the architects and all the other stakeholders to provide robust planning and execution against the assigned deliverables.
Contribute to cross-team activities, such as the development of standards and processes, as well as ensuring compliance with these.
Serve as a primary technical point of contact for the team
Carry out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, and applicable laws.
These include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance;
rewarding, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Ensure all staff is provided with training and other resources required to perform their jobs to the highest degree possible.
Provide frequent feedback and coaching to the staff in order to meet and exceed individual and team performance goals consistently.
Manage and encourage new ideas from staff to foster improvement through innovation.
Build and promote a positive culture and working environment within the team and the organisation.
Issuing escalation and validation of plans and progress management
Contributing to cost and effort estimation as well as support data discovery and analysis
Empower the staff to be accountable and responsible for their own actions and decisions.
Be accountable for front2back development including DevOps, LSEG PDLC, Security, Stability, Capacity, Resiliency, and Maintainability
Oversee development and unit testing of the application.
Sprint planning and attending retrospective call , daily stand-up call for the agile scrum process.
Review user stories and acceptance criteria with the team
Collaborate closely with QA team for any test / UAT releases and agree the test plans.
Follow the release management process
Providing support for critical production issue.
Keeping the technical document and the project artefacts up to date.
Review and optimize the performance of the application on java and database side.
Be comfortable working in a fast-moving environment where needs evolve rapidly and priorities change
A passion for learning and innovation is critical
A strong lead from the front : wielding their development experience to help design and build industry-leading solutions
Ability to apply analytical and creative thought and translate into technical solutions
Ability to resolve complex technical issues
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Required for Associate Manager and Manager Levels
Experience shaping and delivering small to medium size pieces of work
Experience mobilizing and shaping technical teams
Interested in the evolution of the Equities, FX and Derivatives trading landscape.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience required
Experience with building APIs and microservices using Java
Experience with building event-driven solutions
Experience with building robust integrations
Experience with building datastore solutions
Experience with Cloud Native technologies on at least one of the major cloud services providers (AWS preferable, Google Cloud or Azure)
Experience with building a complete full-stack solution
Build automation tools to support CI / CD pipeline
Scripting capability to support DevOps and Quality Engineering work
Unit and functional testing
Git source control
Core Java experience
Experience designing and developing microservices in Java
JEE technologies (JSP, Servlets, JMS, Web Services including REST, SOAP, WSDL, XML and JSON etc).
JEE Container knowledge
Spring Framework and related modules such as Spring Batch, MVC, Data Access & Security.
Databases & SQL skills using SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB or other relevant database technologies
Web application frameworks and API technologies e.g. Swagger,
Backend architectures understanding including integration patterns
Knowledge of creative design teams and tools like InVision, Zepelin or Storybook