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103922 - Technical Team Lead - Limerick

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Limerick
Date: 7/11/2019
Job Reference: 103922
Contact Name: Karl Lippett
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Job Description

Technical Team Lead - Limerick - 103922
Technical Team Lead / Solutions Architect

Our client, an IT company in Limerick are currently looking to recruit a Technical Team Lead / Solutions Architect for their site.

Main Responsibilities
Leadership Responsibilities:
  • Lead, inspire and motivate a small team of software engineers in the creation of high quality software within agreed project deadlines.
  • Recognize high performance and reward accomplishments.
  • Drive continuous improvement practices within your team, e.g. reviews and retrospectives.
  • Work closely and listen to team members’ feedback to resolve any issues or conflicts.
  • Actively promote an agile mind-set and a positive working environment for the team.
  • Help maintain high standards of code quality within the team by establishing and mentoring around good development practices and habits.
  • Drive and support the adoption of new technologies, tools and techniques within your team.
  • Train and integrate new team members and proactively support the continued development of existing team members.
  • Effectively manage team members in line with company policy, including performance, development, disciplinary and conflict resolution with effective feedback.

Technical Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate effectively with our business analysts and scrum masters to design, develop, test, and maintain our client’s web-based applications built on Microsoft technologies.
  • Proven solution architecture, design, and implementation experience.
  • Play a key role in providing realistic estimates of development effort to assist in team planning.
  • Assist in the documentation of user requirements and hands-on development of critical user stories.
  • Work with other technical leads to maintain a pragmatic set of code quality processes and drive adoption of same within your team.
  • Assume a high level of ownership of all code developed by members of the team.
  • Participate in and drive peer-reviews of solution designs and related code.
  • Perform 3rd line support analysing and resolving technical engineering issues, as required.
  • Research and evaluate software products as required.
  • Participate in early-stage client meetings as the technical subject matter expert, providing technical and architectural input into initial project discussions.

Required Skills
  • Demonstrable senior full-stack development experience using .Net and modern front-end technologies (C#, ASP.Net, Azure PaaS, Entity Framework, JavaScript/Typescript, AJAX, Angular/React, Bootstrap etc.).
  • Experience in any of the following areas would be an advantage; Mobile, Augmented Reality (HoloLens), Virtual Reality, IoT, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Data Analytics and Data Warehousing.
  • Strong experience with object-oriented design and implementation techniques such as Test Driven development, Enterprise implementation patterns, SOLID principles.
  • Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented and service-oriented application development techniques and theories.
  • Experience with source control management systems and continuous integration/delivery environments.
  • Extensive experience with debugging, performance profiling and application optimization.
  • Experience with building and managing distributed web systems.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) and automated testing.
  • Database design and implementation on both relational and non-relational platforms.
  • Ability to motivate others to achieve goals and generate confidence whilst respecting and supporting colleagues and team members to reach their full potential.
  • Ability to have a positive impact on others and communicate openly and directly to individuals or groups at all levels.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and participate in continuous improvement practices.
  • Demonstrates a proactive approach, getting things done, accountability & ownership, prioritises own workload.
  • Previous experience leading a team of software engineers including performance, development and disciplinary issues would be a huge plus but not essential.
  • Experience recruiting staff and building development teams would be great but not essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English as this will be a customer-facing role.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Willingness to travel, if required.

For further information on this Technical Team Lead / Solutions Architect role in Limerick please contact Karl Lippett on 086 1070950 /

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