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Development Team Leader - Confused.com

Cardiff

  1. Full time

About the job

We are looking for a leader of the development team who will act as technical tutor and line manager for our developers, you will act as the right arm for the development manager and advice on how to best manage the achievement of objectives, keeping them informed of progress and all the blockers.

About the role

Working with a diverse set of specialists spanning multiple disciplines, your knowledge, skill, and diligence will help bridge multiple roles. 

As the team leader, you will:

  • Build on your technical understanding of our systems and assist non-technical colleagues on issues and opportunities.
  • Promote and encourage collective ownership of software delivery
  • Help shape the technical development objectives and career paths for direct reports.
  • Champion the cause for Engineering and Operational Excellence.
  • Ensure developers are able to perform all related tasks while giving clear guidance on career progression and achievable SMART objectives that will enhance their skill sets while providing real business value to Confused.

You will be working closely with architects/tech leads and alongside/in collaboration with peers who specialise in data/analysis, customer experience, partners and price competitiveness.

Your preference will be to work on an Agile/Lean basis.  You will ensure that productivity is maximised while maintaining stringent quality standards.   You will have complete autonomy to adjust processes as required.

About you

We see personality and personal character traits as the key to success. The attributes within you that we want to cultivate include:

  • Enjoys autonomy. Thrives on independent work with limited oversight.
  • Enjoys developing junior members of staff to realise their full potential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain critical thinking while balancing multiple tasks.
  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • A proven history developing software in C#, MVC, multiple JS frameworks
  • A proven history working in a cloud technology (preferably Azure) and within SOA
  • Delivers consistent decisions and results.
  • Superior levels of diligence.
  • Strong, intellectual curiosity.
  • Quality-focused and takes pride in your work.
  • Level headed pragmatism.

About Confused.com

As the first ever price comparison site in the UK, we’ve been trailblazers in the industry and in the technology sector since we began. Yet our success is built on more than tech. We’ve developed a strong and vibrant culture, where people who enjoy doing what they do are constantly finding ways to do it even better. Our passion, our honest and open approach and our focus on collaboration mean that we were recently named the fourth best large marketing place to work by Campaign. So, come and join us! We look forward to your application.

Some of our benefits

  • Discretionary cash bonus based on personal and business performance
  • 28 days holiday, plus extra time for good health
  • Group pension scheme
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Free gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan scheme
  • Staff discounts scheme
  • Discounted insurance offers
  • Discounted health care schemes

If you think this role is for you and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click “apply now” to complete an online application form. If you have any questions please email recruitment@confused.com 

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs via email and from agencies.

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