Team Leader (web)

React JS, PHP


As a team leader at Propel, as well as carrying out hands on development work yourself, you will be leading and supporting a team of developers to deliver work across multiple projects and programmes of works. You will help us to ensure that the team are motivated and delivering work to on time, whilst driving a culture of continuous improvement and best practice.

Our team leaders and developers work closely with our clients, interpreting their business requirements and using cutting edge tools and technologies to deliver high quality, reliable solutions which exceed their expectations.

As a team leader at Propel, you’ll…

  • Provide support and mentoring to team members to ensure our people develop both technically and behaviourally.
  • Conduct monthly 1 to 1 check in meetings and formal performance reviews with team members to discuss their performance and development.
  • Monitor team members performance against KPI’s, addressing any issues and/or escalating to a senior leadership team (SLT) member if necessary
  • Develop new business systems and support the maintenance and enhancement of existing client systems
  • Build relationships with customers to gain a knowledge of their business and software requirements
  • Identify and recommend suitable technology, system, and business improvements to and for clients.
  • Attend client meetings both onsite and offsite to collect client requirements and present feedback.
  • Produce quotations and estimates based on functional and technical specifications.
  • Ensure code and documentation produced by the team is to required quality standards.
  • Set and continually review and develop development processes within the technical remit of the team, ensuring these processes are followed by team members.
  • Contribute to people management and recruitment processes with HR support, escalating any issues to the SLT
  • Monitor and actively facilitate and encourage collaboration, knowledge sharing and technical training within and across teams.
  • Monitor planned employee absence to ensure sufficient support and cover is in place and liaise with the project management team and SLT members to complete workload planning for your team.
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To be successful you’ll need…

  • Experience of mentoring and/or supervising colleagues
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Hands on development experience in, and knowledge of, modern programming languages and frameworks, specifically; PHP, React JS, HTML, SQL (MySQL, Postgres), CSS
  • Experience of git version control
  • A positive, forward-thinking attitude with a ‘can do’ approach
  • Experience communicating directly with client representatives
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It would also be great if you had…

  • Knowledge of/experience with cloud environments such as AWS and Azure
  • Exposure to Docker and containerised deployment
  • Experience in managing people and/or as a team leader
  • Experience in a consultancy / agency environment
Please note we are not able to progress applications from those who require visa sponsorship.
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