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  • Posted: May 20, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • When it comes to creating exceptional software for the online gaming industry, Derivco is as the forefront of industry innovation. Our highly skilled teams of designers, developers, illustrators and animators love nothing more than working with the latest technology and have the most fun trying out new things. The software we produce for Microgaming has made...
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    Software Development Team Lead

    We are looking for a Software Developer Team Lead to manage a cross-functional team within the Games Enhance department. This is a great challenge for someone who has a detailed understanding of the SDLC, is passionate about leading people within an agile work environment and can execute on the vision and direction of stakeholders.

    This role entails facilitating and guiding the department’s development and testing team to ensure they successfully achieve business objectives by consistently delivering cutting edge tools that will enable the business to reach its goals.

    Now let’s see if you have what it takes…

    Team Leadership

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Monitor and manage the team’s performance on an ongoing basis. Lead the team towards meeting goals against the agreed upon roadmap. Drive a PDP (Personal Development Plan) for each team member, and ensure the team is appropriately resourced. Provide opportunities for coaching and/or mentoring for team members. Effectively onboard new starts in the business area and team. Facilitate change management within the team.

    Stakeholder Focus

    • Build and manage strong relationships with various stakeholders to understand the stakeholders’ objectives to meet department goals.
    • Ensure that all escalated issues are handled effectively within the agreed SLA’s.


    • Work towards achieving the business strategy by identifying and resolving risks, as well as creating and executing product, technical and operation strategies that align to the business strategy.

    Operational Management

    • Facilitate continuous product and delivery performance improvements by ensuring processes and procedures are followed, and regularly reviewed to identify opportunities/risks.
    • Collaborate with respective teams to prioritize and plan on ways to meet objectives. Immersion in the relevant and current technology stack whilst staying on the forefront of industry innovation.

    Product Ownership

    • Owns product(s), ensures product relevance and focus on quality delivery.
    • Maintain the technical understanding and in-depth knowledge of the product in order to report and analyze the relevant performance metrics.

    Required Skills

    And Experience

    • Qualification in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent
    • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
    • In-depth understanding of development techniques, principles, and design principles
    • Excellent understanding of the SDLC
    • Strong leadership ability
    • High technical aptitude
    • Strategic and commercial mindset
    • Proven product/project delivery experience
    • Stakeholder management
    • Solid agile understanding and experience
    • Outstanding communication skills
    • Extreme accountability and ownership
    • Ability to effectively collaborate with team and stakeholders
    • Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Derivco on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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