Software Development Team Leader – 10158CA2

Website Proactive IT


£50k – 70k per year

Software Development Team Leader

Onsite in Carlisle

Own transport is essential

£50,000 – £70,000 pa


My client is seeking to appoint a new Software Team Leader who will manage a team consisting of 3 people, you will be responsible for:

  • Management of the third-party software provider 
  • Day-to-day support of the entire software ecosystem
  • Identify and resolve program errors / bugs / issues
  • Test fixes and post resolution follow ups to ensure problems have been fully resolved
  • Liaison with internal staff, external software vendors, and customer base to ensure the software is meeting stakeholder requirements
  • Creation of business and system requirement specifications / change requests
  • Manage the (mainly external) development of system enhancements and changes
  • Create system specifications, diagrams, change requests
  • Produce and maintain business processes documentation
  • Testing new software development / assess against specification
  • Provide end-user training as necessary with regards to the deployment of new applications, and application enhancements.
  • Identify user requirements and develop solutions for reporting, queries, data extraction and business processes
  • Communicate changes, enhancements, and modifications to management, customers and end-users.


Knowledge & Experience

  • SDLC
  • Software change management
  • Business process and systems analysis
  • Business and system requirement specifications
  • Managing development projects from conception through to delivery
  • Software testing
  • Problem investigation and solving
  • Working with software developers
  • Electronic Data Interchange
  • Leading and managing a small team
  • Managing third party software and hardware vendors
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)


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