Technical Team Lead/ Solutions Architect - Limerick
* Lead, inspire and motivate a small team of software engineers in the creation of high quality software within agreed project deadlines.
* Drive continuous improvement practices within your team, e.g. reviews and retrospectives.
* Work closely and listen to team members' feedback to resolve any issues or conflicts.
* Actively promote an agile mindset and a positive working environment for the team.
* Help maintain high standards of code quality within the team by establishing and mentoring around good development practices and habits.
* Drive and support the adoption of new technologies, tools and techniques within your team.
* Experience in any of the following areas would be an advantage; Mobile, Augmented Reality (HoloLens), Virtual Reality, IoT, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Data Analytics and Data Warehousing.
* Strong experience with object-oriented design and implementation techniques such as Test Driven development, Enterprise implementation patterns, SOLID principles.
* Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented and service-oriented application development techniques and theories.
* Experience with source control management systems and continuous integration/delivery environments.
* Extensive experience with debugging, performance profiling and application optimization.
* Experience with building and managing distributed web systems.
* Experience with agile development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) and automated testing.
* Database design and implementation on both relational and non-relational platforms.
* Ability to motivate others to achieve goals and generate confidence whilst respecting and supporting colleagues and team members to reach their full potential.
* Ability to have a positive impact on others and communicate openly and directly to individuals or groups at all levels.
* Ability to solve complex problems and participate in continuous improvement practices.
* Demonstrates a proactive approach, getting things done, accountability & ownership, prioritises own workload.
* Previous experience leading a team of software engineers including performance, development and disciplinary issues would be a huge plus but not essential.
* Experience recruiting staff and building development teams would be great but not essential.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English as this will be a customer-facing role.