Software Technical Lead

McGregor Boyall
North Lanarkshire
16 Sep 2020
14 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Technical Lead

McGregor Boyall has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Software Technical Lead to join a growing financial services organization within Glasgow who are committed to using technology to reinvent banking in the modern world. They have a state-of-the-art technology hub in Glasgow which will be their Technology Centre for Europe, where you will have exposure global business-critical projects.

You will take on the leadership of a growing local agile team of developers as part of a larger global digital team. You will take on responsibility for the solution design and overall strategy of the solutions your team and provide local direction, support and leadership as the team continues to grow.

The technology stack of the team includes OOP with C++, C# and Java as well as relational databases and CI/CD Devops principles. You should expect to still get involved in hands-on development as the team grows.


  • Technical delivery management and thought leadership to achieve goals
  • Supporting the business in the delivery of its strategic objectives.
  • Challenge business requirements and demands to ensure high quality deliveries are implemented and not impacting the current BAU service.
  • Hands-on development of the platform along with the buildout of new functionality, regulatory requirements and controls remediation.
  • Governance of Agile & dev ops best practices (CI/CD)
  • Active recruitment of the Glasgow team
  • Management, development and leadership of a dedicated team
  • Driving the knowledge transfer process as we look to consolidate technologies
  • Faceoff against London trading, quant, and product teams, partnership with first-line support teams, and interaction with lateral functions such as risk, controls, and compliance.

Experience Required:

  • Commercial experience as a hands-on Developer in C++, C# or Java
  • Some commercial experience of C++ is essential
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Demonstrable experience of leading an agile team of Developers
  • Solution design experience
  • Linux, Databases, Web services, RESTful & SOAP services
  • Experience driving forward the usage of Source Control, Build Tools, TDD
  • Ability to communicate with various stakeholders including senior management

For more information or to apply please send your CV to (see below) or contact Lorna Burrows.

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.