Technical Lead

Salary : Competitive
Contact Name : Peter Contact Email : Sector : Software Development

Technical Lead – Watford – Permanent


Our client in Watford are looking for a Technical Lead to join their Financial Service company.


What you will be doing?

You will be joining a new delivery department and building a team around you to build the next generation of the clients product offering. You will take responsibility for the detail design of software systems and also take the lead in the delivery of the systems, this includes the day to day running of a distributed software team. You will be the person for junior members to turn to and provide coaching/mentoring to them.


Your experience:

To be successful in this role you will have strong leadership skills alongside hands-on development skills. One of the challenges you will face is to implement new features across the the clients applications using agile/scrum methodology and agile xp practices such as TDD/BDD and Pair Programming. You will be the technical authority within the team to design and develop systems using the Java tech stack (JEE, JSP, SERvlet, JSTL) within a spring framework. The data base environment is Oracle and they use message orientated middleware (MOM) technologies such as IBM MQ and Rabbit MQ. Continuous integration knowledge using toolsets like Jenkins, Maven, Nexus and Sonar.


Who are they looking for?

This role would suit candidates looking to move from developer/architect/designer to a hybrid delivery and hands on technical role. Candidates motivated to develop their career can progress their career down multiple paths including Principal Architect, Application Delivery Manager and Project Manager.


The company: 

They are a financial services company that plays an important part within the UK’s financial infrastructure who are currently expanding their offering globally.


Finally, whats in it for you?

A salary of £70,000-80,000 per annum, bonuses, pension, healthcare, a personalised training and development programme to hep you achieve your career goals.


How can I join?

If you’re interested, please get in touch with Pete on


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