Development Team Lead (AWS)

Up to £50,000 per annum
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

At CDL we are currently looking for a Development Team Lead (AWS) to come and join our team based in Stockport. You will receive a salary of up to £50,000 per annum.

CDL is one of the UK’s leading insurance software houses, employing over 600 people at its campus in Stockport. It has a strong track record in the high volume retail insurance sector, with clients including Ageas Retail, Swinton Insurance, Tesco Bank, iGO4 and John Lewis, to name a few. CDL has spearheaded developments in the aggregator, web and telematics space, including connected home, enrichment and self-service solutions. As a result, the company’s robust and innovative technologies have enabled its customers to thrive in the highly competitive

At CDL, we have been highly successful in developing an Enterprise e-commerce and call centre platform incorporating big data intelligence via CDL Hummingbird, which has been deployed via the Amazon cloud.  Our aim has been getting to market first and fast. This has been a tremendous success amongst our clients, and we plan to continue innovating, taking advantages of new technologies.

About the Development Team Lead (AWS) role

18 months ago, our vision was to create a ground breaking Data Intelligence Solution to provide insights into consumer habits and tackle fraud before it happens. We innovated, collaborated, and created a solution, which queries data in real time to catch fraud. Through investing in Amazon Technologies, we have now made inroads and rolled this solution out to numerous high-profile clients. Our DevOps team continues to expand and this has created a unique opportunity for a DevOps Delivery Manager.

You will be responsible for overseeing the work performed by the Hummingbird DevOps team. This will include day to team management, co-ordinating, and communicating with business, other technical teams, within both Data Services and wider CDL organisation to ensure the goals for the team are realistic, and delivered. Reporting into the Data Services Manager, you will have direct reports, along with matrix management, working in a Scrum driven environment.

You will be involved in all aspects of data Infrastructure, security, development, deployment and maintenance of data services in development in test, and live environment. If it’s not the technology keeping you on your toes, it will be our clients. You will communicate with internal, external stakeholders, ensuring service delivery, promoting DevOps working practices, improving service quality and performance.  Research and Development is a key strategy of ours moving forward, as we continue to invest, you will collaborate to drive R&D, leading data services implementation and development projects.  This is a challenging role, encompassing technical delivery, team management, in a fast-paced technological driven environment. We will support your continuous development through learning, training and certifications, challenging you to be the best you can be.  Ideal for a technical leader, or a passionate IT Manager, looking for a fresh challenge in their career. If you feel this is you, then we would love to talk to you.

What we’re looking for in our Development Team Lead (AWS)

- Proven people management experience in a technology-based team is essential

- Experience in technical delivery, preferably in a DevOps, Scrum, Agile team, supporting Software, or Application Development

- Background in Infrastructure, IT Management, Technology is essential

- Experience of leading teams, preferable in an Agile DevOps environment

- Demonstrable experience in communicating with internal, and external stakeholders ensuring timely service delivery

- A sheer Passion to explore technology solutions and drive innovation

- Ability to motivate and inspire teams to achieve excellence

- An interest in Agile, and DevOps way of working

- Degree educated, in a related subject or equivalent career experience is essential

What we will offer you as our Development Team Lead (AWS)

- Opportunities for career progression

- Award nominated learning programmes

- Work with the best in the business

- Flexible hours

- 25 days holiday to start

- Life and health assurance

- Shuttle bus to and from the station

- Subsidised restaurant

- Social activities

- Dress down policy

- Tax free child care vouchers

- Community projects

If you would like to join the team as our new Development Team Lead (AWS) click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you.

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