Technical Lead

Competitive Salary

BGL Group

Full-time
Peterborough
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As a Technical Lead your purpose is to lead and inspire the Software Engineering teams in delivery. You’ll be accountable for our Engineering processes, deliverables and best practices with a Build, Run and Own mentality. You’ll be key in promoting a culture of quality first, continuous improvement and technical excellence.
 
Your key accountabilities include the contribution to and adherence of the Design Assurance process for all changes within the team; embedding of software engineering practices; collaboration with the Solutions Architect to help shape future solutions and promote the target vision within the team; champion continuous improvement and technical excellence within the delivery teams; and coach and mentor other engineers in technical excellence.
 
You'll be significant in driving technical and cultural changes within your engineering team to advance our strategic agenda and encourage high performing activities in all elements of your remit.  
 
 
What will it take to be successful as a Technical Lead? 
 
  • Self-motivated, natural leader and motivator. Passionate about Technology
  • Great communicator, influencer and negotiator
  • Advocate of agile engineering practices and lean principles, TDD, deploying often, pair programming and keeping things simple
  • Passionate about quality, design assurance and technical excellence
  • High level of coding standards and practices (OO, design patterns, testing approaches) – willing and able to code in multiple language and technologies.
  • Experience of coaching, mentoring and driving technical excellence from a team of engineers
  • Active learner, both within your technical and professional area of expertise, & taking control of your own career development

Lead by example, understand the full tech stack for your team. Not afraid to code in other technologies/languages
 
 
Why choose us? 
In our Insurance, Distribution and Outsourcing side of the business we're focused on delivering the best outcomes for our customers. As digital operators in the insurance product offering and customer service spaces, our customers are at the heart of everything we do and are ultimately the driving force behind our focus on innovation. We are promoted to collaborate, challenge and trial new things – shaping your own career according to your interests and ability to spot opportunities for our customers. Whether you're in Marketing, Pricing or Tech we're proud to inspire innovation and would love to hear more from you.  

 
We grow because we are…  
We are AMBITIOUS. We’re obsessed with delivering for our customers. We’re relentless in driving exceptional standards. We act boldly and take personal accountability. 
 
We are CREATIVE. We think differently and disrupt markets to benefit consumers. We use technology to innovate. We try new things, fail fast and apply our learning's. 
 
We are AUTHENTIC. We’re open, transparent and build trust. We challenge positively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it. 
 
We are UNITED. We’re one BGL. We respect, encourage and care for each other. We work, grow and win together.  
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