Lead Developer

Job Details

Kent, England Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Plus benefits
Sector: Tech, Accounting & Finance Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP Contact: Kirsten Jefferson

Lead Developer | Salary £45,000 - £55,000 + benefits package including pension, parking, private medical insurance, life insurance | Financial Services | Westerham, Kent

SRGEurope is looking for a highly motivated and talented Lead Developer to join a company based in Kent. You join the systems and development department in a hands-on team leader role. You will lead highly skills developers and deliver complex development projects.

Lead Developer Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Management of a team of Junior and Mid-level skilled developers
  • Deliver multiple complex simultaneous system development projects from design through to release
  • Understand & contribute to the technical solution from design through to code level
  • Work with UAT Team Leader to produce estimates and manage the transition from analysis through to design and delivery
  • Provide regular and effective progress updates to and work closely with the Systems & Development Manager to ensure the management of any delivery risks or issues
  • Define delivery phases of the project including activities, sub-activities, and milestones ensuring these are documented and used as the basis for the project event log, issues and risk log and any subsequent reporting
  • Ensure awareness, involvement and support from the key stakeholders and participants by building strong project teams and maintaining robust communication on the project status throughout its life cycle
  • Ensure risks and issues are identified and managed closely
  • Work with relevant teams internally to ensure alignment and coordination across operations as part of the seamless implementation of existing and new systems
  • Contribute to post implementation reviews to demonstrate success or otherwise of projects
  • Support project resource scheduling and department capacity planning
  • Contribute to the definition of departmental and systems strategies and progression of any allocated objectives
  • Ownership, development and management of allocated departmental processes

Lead Developer Required skills:

  • Proven experience managing and mentoring junior - mid level developers is essential
  • Experience in the development of software and websites using PHP, HTML and MySQL technologies is essential
  • Experience in leading and managing the delivery of system/software development projects in a structured environment
  • Experience in a variety of software development approaches and methodologies including Agile and Waterfall
  • Experience in both architecture and implementation-level software design
  • Experience in requirements capture, analysis techniques and process improvement approaches


Our client is a household name in the UK within the financial services industry and offers you the chance to further your career and work with talented colleagues.

To Apply

Please click on the 'apply' button and upload your CV and a Cover Letter or alternatively contact Kirsten Jefferson, Recruitment Consultant on +44 207 183 6462,