Lead Software Developer - Research and Engineering

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
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PwC and Invest NI have invested £40M in a new Advanced Research and Engineering Centre based in our brand new state of the art office in Belfast. Our team of software specialists collaborate with business experts and academics to design, develop and launch products to support the Operate business. We are building a suite of connected and intelligent capabilities, adopting new and emerging technologies, and using the latest Agile and DevOps approaches to maximise our effectiveness. We now have the opportunity for a Lead Software Developer to join our team working on greenfield projects. You will be joining our inclusive team that brings together different perspectives, making this a great place to innovate, have fun and to grow.

Requirements of the Lead Software Developer

As the Lead Software Developer you will oversee a number of Agile teams in the Advanced Research and Engineering Centre. Directing and delivering quality software products you will design and lead implementation, and work closely with the Business, Architects, the Development team and Academic Researchers.


Provide technical leadership across Agile teams; coaching and mentoring developers.

Guide the engineering of high quality software products to support the Business.

Collaborate with the Architects to develop our blueprints into design documentation.

Innovate whilst selecting the best tools and emerging technologies.

Support the department leads to set the strategy, grow the team and manage the software factory operation.

Keep your development skills up to date.

Skills and Experience of the Lead Software Developer

Experience as a Technical Lead or similar.

Deep understanding of a variety of technologies and platforms.

Evidence of delivering quality software products from a position of leadership.

An awareness of emerging technologies.

Relevant coding experience in C#

Mentoring and coaching experience.

Agile, Software Engineer, Software Development, Product Engineering, Emerging Technologies, Platforms, Cloud

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