Development Team Lead

Development Team Lead

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Head Office
  • Department: IT

Footasylum was established in 2005 and now trades from over 60 high street stores across the UK. Footasylum has made a name for itself as one of the leading retailers of fashion street wear and sportswear on the UK high street. Apart from all that, we are an awesome place to work. We are passionate about retail, innovation and we are looking for the best talent to help us drive our company to the next stage. We're looking for people that can bring fresh ideas from all areas including, system archite

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Help ensure a continuous pipeline of well-defined project work is available
  • Maintain an awareness of work streams for their current Projects & Team memebers
  • Monitor resource consumption against planned milestones. Understand and utilise the strengths of team members
  • Plan resource allocation for the team
  • Be a primary contact for stakeholder communication and act as a primary contact for the Development Manager and Project Manager when discussing work streams
  • Flag up appropriate issues and forks in the road when needed
  • Ensure team stand ups are maintained and efficient
  • Advocate company policies and standards within the team
  • Help ensure recognition within the team

Your profile:
  • A background in commercial development, most likely on e-commerce or high volume transactional systems
  • A solid understanding of OO and associated practices
  • A track record of constant learning and understanding of software patterns
  • Working in Agile / CI enviroment
  • Minimum of 5 years experience of hands on full stack development (preferably PHP, C#, Java)
  • SQL
  • System integration 

What we offer:

There's no shortage of benefits! These include 20 days holiday rising one year for each year of service up to 25 days, generous staff discount and fantastic career progression