Lead Developer in London

Posted on19 November 2022
Salary£70,000 per year
Job TypeFull-time
Deadline16 December 2022
Lead Developer in London

This is a sensational opportunity for a Lead Developer in London to join the Integrations and Systems Development team. As a senior member of this team, your responsibilities will be designing, implementing, and support of student administration services.

This senior technical role is suitable for someone with previous banner development experience. Experience working with other student records systems is also desirable. We are looking for a team player who is constantly learning and comfortable providing technical leadership and guidance to other developers on the team.

Daily you will be working with a team of 5 developers. You will also work closely with other IT services teams to implement new features and services and support the student administration’s day-to-day operations.

Role as Lead Developer:

As a Lead Developer in London, develop strategic and tactically significant digital solutions using multiple technologies.

Conduct source control systems to automate and build up delivery processes.

Lead the use of Agile Scrum techniques to develop services.

Enhance and share knowledge of specific technical areas as needed within the team.

Lead ongoing technical support and advice for services.

Lead the identification of accessibility needs and implement required quality solutions.

Mentor and mentor other technical team members by providing technical leadership and vision in the team’s software development approach.

Combat the development and exploitation of student systems across the organization by identifying our services’ new strategic applications and capabilities.

Initiate and manage research and development of new features and identify and upgrade their benefits to the organization.

Collaborate with other teams to share best practices, experience, and knowledge.

Join as a lead member of the team.

Collaborate with teammates to develop solutions, with the ability to communicate technical requirements to non-technical colleagues.

Work within and be part of developing team development standards and practices.

Stay abreast of technological practices and trends to improve working methods continuously.

Help the team identify possible solutions to user problems through Agile development methods.

Guide the development of student systems while ensuring consistency with specific requirements.

Establish policy and plan to select system architecture modules and coordinate design activities.

What we are looking for:

Meaningful and relevant software development experience under the Ellucian banner

Meaningful and relevant software development experience on the Ellucian Ethos

Meaningful and relevant experience in systems integration development

Extensive knowledge of Oracle Database, Oracle PL/SQL, and Unix/Linux

Experience with Oracle Apex

Experience developing and using web APIs.

Experience leading the design and execution of technical solutions

Experience with Continuous Deployment/Continuous Integration processes

Experience using source control.

Experience writing and implementing automated tests.

Mentoring experience

Experience working with end users

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Excellent analysis and troubleshooting skills.

A continuous improvement mindset.

ITIL awareness.

What’s in it for you?

  • 70,000 – £85,000
  • 27 days holiday with the opportunity to buy five days of extra leave
  • Great work-life balance
  • Flexible working arrangements to suit your needs
  • Long-term career options
  • Pensions, life insurance, a cycle-to-work scheme, 15 weeks of fully paid maternity leave, shared adoption and parental leave, two weeks of paternity pay, and more

What we hope you’ll do next:

Select ‘Apply Now to complete our short application, so we can learn more about you.

We are an equal-chance employer, which means we hire all qualified applicants anyhow of gender identity or expression, racial origin, nationality, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other protected characteristic. Will consider. We hire and develop our people based on merit and a passion for producing better results, and we are enacting to create a comprehensive environment for all employees.

All interviews, evaluations, and background checks will continue to be conducted online to eliminate the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita teammates who can work from home should do so. And where co-workers can’t work remotely, we have taken significant measures to protect those working from Capita offices. Social distancing, improved hygiene, and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open for the safety of our team workers and to address the threat of COVID-19. Our people’s well-being is the most important to us, and we are doing everything we can to keep our partners and customers safe during this time.

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