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Date Added: Thu 07/01/2021

Software Engineering Team Lead

Newcastle, UK
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Company: SAGE


Salary: £Competitive

Software tech at Sage means giving businesses of all sizes the technology to better manage everything from money to people. As a Software Engineering Team Lead here, you'll be part of a global market leader but with a very local heart. Led by Glassdoor's top scoring UK CEO during the Covid-19 crisis, we're a FTSE 100 tech company with over 13,000 colleagues globally and we continually give back to our local communities.

This isn't just a team lead role with a company depended on by start-ups, entrepreneurs and business developers the world over. It's a fantastic opportunity to learn and innovate, working alongside a team of local tech specialists, whilst honing your skills and knowledge. And, as you continually aim for world-class solutions, you'll be an important player in driving innovation at one of the world's leading business platform providers.

Ideal skills

There's a reason why businesses around the world depend on Sage platforms. It's because we innovate. As a Software Engineering Team Lead, you'll inspire and organise a team of talented software developers and play a significant role in the future of Sage products. Our Software Engineering Team Lead will:

  • Have experience of managing teams, acting as a role model to build relationships internally and externally
  • Be a clear communicator who can inspire others, be passionate, create a story and then deliver on it
  • Have experience of managing the daily flow of project delivery
  • Be a strong problem-solver and resource planner
  • Multi-task, prioritise and make decisions in high-pressure situations
  • Act as a leader for product delivery
  • Adapt quickly to significant changes in technology or environment
  • Have a Computer Science degree or equivalent, coupled with real world application development lead experience
  • Relish leadership and the challenges it brings
  • Cut through complexity with a methodical approach and good communication
  • Pick up new skills quickly and thrive in a learning environment

    Key responsibilities

    • You'll lead and support the Development team as they build, enhance and maintain products and systems
    • Deliver inspiring leadership and expertise to support the Product Delivery team
    • Oversee resource management, performance appraisals and team development
    • Drive cross-discipline and cross-functional engagement
    • Stay up-to-date with latest industry developments
    • Promote a culture of innovation, learning, enjoyment and getting things done

      About Sage

      Sage is a global company built on the unique personalities and characteristics of 13,000 colleagues across 24 countries. The market leader for cloud-based accounting, financials, enterprise management, people and payroll software, we empower the world's business heroes. Steve Hare has been recognised by colleagues as the top scoring CEO on Glassdoor throughout the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, due to the high levels of communication and engagement throughout. As a worldwide FTSE 100 company, we do business the right way while giving back to our local communities. By giving each colleague five paid days a year to support the Sage Foundation, they can volunteer in whatever way they feel best. We believe in building a culture where colleagues feel they can bring their whole selves to work. Where people know they'll be judged on their performance and behaviours - not their identity. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment and not discriminated against based on their race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability.