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Lead System Developer (O911142)

Douglas, Isle of Man

IT & Telecomms

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Full time / Permanent

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Job description


Our leading Financial Services Sector Client is continuing a high growth trajectory, coupled with an ambitious transformation programme are now seeking a Lead System Developer to make a significant contribution within the Development Team towards their objectives of ensuring that the Information Systems Department develops, delivers and maintains reliable and accurate business website applications and systems that provide real benefits to the business areas throughout the Clients company and their external users.

Role Profile

  • Specifies user/system interfaces, and translates logical designs into physical designs taking account of target environment, performance & security requirements and existing systems
  • Produces detailed designs and documents all work using required standards, methods and tools, including prototyping tools where appropriate
  • Sets or participates in the setting of standards for programming tools and techniques, including security guidelines, and the selection of appropriate development methods
  • Advises on application of standards and methods and ensures compliance
  • Takes technical responsibility for all stages and/or iterations in a software development project, providing method specific technical advice and guidance to project stakeholders
  • Assigns work packages, monitors performance and manages change control dynamically, to optimise productivity
  • Provides advice, guidance and assistance to less experienced colleagues as required
  • Monitors service component capacity and initiates actions to resolve any shortfalls according to agreed procedures
  • Applies techniques to control the demand upon a particular resource or service
  • Supervises one or more developers and allocates routine tasks and/or project work
  • Provides direction, support and guidance as necessary, in line with individuals' skills and abilities
  • Monitors progress against agreed quality and performance criteria
  • Acts to facilitate effective working relationships between team members
  • Assesses and analyses release components
  • Provides input to scheduling
  • Carries out the builds and tests in coordination with testers and component specialists maintaining and administering the tools and methods - manual or automatic - and ensuring, where possible, information exchange with configuration management
  • Ensures release processes and procedures are maintained
  • Develops specialist knowledge of database concepts, object and data modelling techniques and design principles
  • Translates object and data models into appropriate database schemas within design constraints
  • Interprets installation standards to meet project needs and produces database components as required
  • Evaluates potential solutions, demonstrating, installing and commissioning selected products

Person Profile

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience as a senior systems developer using Microsoft tools
  • Minimum of 1 years' experience leading a team of individuals
  • Demonstrate a positive motivated attitude
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Display a 'can-do' attitude
  • Ability to achieve tight deadlines
  • Takes responsibility for own work
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Exceptional listener
  • Good team player
  • Able to balance the conflicting needs of others to deliver the best possible outcome
  • Able to positively influence and guide others
  • Proficient in methods and techniques for appraising an individual's performance and potential. Examples: objective measurement, categorisation and assessment, psychometric testing, assessment of learning
  • Understands the roles of IS within an international financial company
  • Commits to exceeding expectations and needs to internal/external customers, possesses "customer first" mind set
  • Commitment to providing good customer service
  • Ensures that work is accurate and well presented, that customer care is given priority above all else and that in both areas effort is made to exceed the minimum standard required. Shows concern for detail no matter how small. Takes a pride in doing a job well
  • Expert in Microsoft .Net
  • Proficient in one or more of the following:SQL,HTML,JavaScript,C#,VB.NET
  • Familiar with SOAP and XML,SOA principles,SOLID principles

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