Software Technical Lead

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  • Location:

    Hampshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £42000 - £52000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jennifer Shaw-Clark

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Software Technical Lead

  • Software Development; Software Applications; Technical Lead
  • SQL, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, XML/XSLT; Windows/Linux; SharePoint
  • Farnborough/Preston - (flexible/hybrid working arrangements)
  • £42,000 - £52,000 + excellent benefits package

We are a leading Global Engineering & Technology company and currently have a vacancy for a Software Technical Lead at our sites in Farnborough or Preston. This role will work within Enterprise IT Services and will gain a complete technical and architectural understanding of a set of software applications. You'll be used as a point of escalation within the team for technical issues and service improvements as well as taking technical responsibility of these product in-service.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the technical implementation of changes across these products to minimise technical debt
  • Assist with technical issue resolution and resolve underpinning problems
  • Proactively carry out process improvements and anticipate future actions to create an efficient set of services
  • Follow company processes for project, demand and change management
  • Keep aligned with Architectural colleagues to understand the technical roadmap for each product
  • Maintain the technical documentation repository of Product Team processes
  • Work with other teams to resolve service queries
  • Participate within regular meetings with the team, customers and vendors

Your skills and qualifications:


  • Proven experience managing technical changes across several applications
  • Experience managing internal stakeholders and communicating key messages clearly
  • Strong analytical and troubleshoot experience across different platforms
  • High level of attention to detail to follow set internal processes
  • Ability to work independently to identify and implement improvements
  • Experience with Waterfall and Agile software development processes
  • Good knowledge of a broad set of technologies and languages, included SQL, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, XML/XSLT, Windows/Linux server administration, web services, application plug-ins, Active Directory and REST API
  • Awareness of SharePoint is advantageous but not essential


Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.