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IT Technical Lead - Channels

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 165476

Our client is a prominent and well recognised brand within the financial services sector.  Due to growth and expansion they are looking to recruit a highly experienced Technical Lead. Based on the outskirts of Newcastle you will be accountable for the design, build and testing of Web applications used by internal colleagues to service customer accounts. You must have strong experience of both Agile and Waterfall project methodologies, as well as delivering both functional and non-functional requirements.


Whilst we are currently delivering using AngularJS, we need someone who keeps up with industry trends and can develop and deliver a technical roadmap to continue our programme of modernisation. Automation is key to our cost control programme so the successful candidate will have a passion for building an automated delivery pipeline and be proficient in test automation. In terms of system design, you’ll select appropriate design standards, methods and tools consistent with enterprise and solution architectures and ensure their effective application.


The successful candidate will drive change, leverage efficiency through tooling and obtain formal agreements from a large and diverse range of senior stakeholders. Investigating technologies, resolving problems and seeking opportunities.


To be brilliant you’ll have an in-depth understanding of large complex IT estates, including system dependencies and an excellent understanding of business process and requirements handling. You’ll also be a people person, with the ability to influence and negotiate with stakeholders at all levels.


Required skills/experience:


HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, AngularJS, jQuery


Jasmine, Selenium, Protractor, Karma