Software Team Lead
We are in search of a Software Team Lead to join our rapidly growing Software Development and Dev Ops community who can provide leadership and vision for a team of highly motivated Software Engineers. This team are at the center of driving innovative solutions and proposing new software development practices for our company. The successful candidate will be working across multiple digital transformation programmes, including the transformation of the UK’s biometrics platform to cloud for one of our key customers. The chosen candidate will be able to work remotely and take full advantage of our dynamic working plan.
At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.
You'll be charged with leading a team of devops engineers building out a hosting platform for one of our key clients in the policing domain. Your work will be critical to the safe and effective running of a piece of critical national infrastructure and your work will therefore directly help keep UK citizens safe and secure.
An experienced software team lead is required to manage a team of 10+ developers. The successful candidate will lead the transform the current solution through the introduction of mature DevOps practices and design patterns.
To achieve this the following skills are required:
Proven experience of coaching and guiding a team of developers
Strong communication and the ability to lead a distributed team
Demonstrated experience of defining and establishing Azure DevOps Projects, Pipelines and Releases
Experience developing unit and integration tests
Experience developing Selenium test suites
A good understanding of Azure design patterns
You will work as part of a large multifunctional team out of dedicated software engineering workspaces. Initially you will familiarise yourself with the existing systems and implementing change before moving into cloud transformation of these systems. You will have the opportunity to work on technically advanced solutions during this transformation and help to shape devops and common tooling amongst our global Fortune 100 organisation.
Leidos is making significant corporate investment in its software development capability through academy based training (including opportunities to work in US and AUS based teams) to build further out of corporate devops and product offerings.
What do we do for you?
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
Full remote working capability (Mobile Worker)
Contributory Pension Scheme
Private Medical Insurance
33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)
Commitment to Diversity
We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs