Development Team Leader

Job Title: Development Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Burton upon Trent
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-02-19 00:00:00
REF: 17149
Contact Name: Lori Broadhurst
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 days ago

Job Description

Software Development Team Leader (JavaScript) - Burton upon Trent – Up to 63k

GSA Techsource is currently looking for a Software Development Team Leader for a leading global entertainments business in Staffordshire. This role will be leading a team of 6 developers which are a mix between full stack and front-end developers. The role will be a 70/30 split in favour of leadership of the team which will include;
  • Reviewing the teams skill set
  • Mentoring and guiding
  • Developing training programmes
  • Drive and challenge technical ideas
  • Collaborate with the rest of the business to drive the team forward 
Technical Skills

Although this role is 70% leadership, the successful candidate will need to have the ability and expertise ideally within mobile gaming and/or mobile applications and JavaScript to challenge and implement direction within the team. 

This role will have a full autonomy and development due to growth within the business, and you will be given a lot of freedom to drive the team forward.

Skills & Experience 
  • Proven experience managing, leading, and mentoring a team of developers
  • Hands on programming experience
  • Solid understanding and interest of mobile gaming
  • Ability to challenge and drive forward a team
Salary up to £63,000 per annum 

This role will be office based when safe and able to do so with possibility of home working once settled into the role. 

GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.