Application Team Lead

Job Title: Application Team Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £51000 - £65000 per annum
REF: 80447_1505491302
Contact Name: Joe Laramee
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Application Team Lead

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Head of ICT, the ICT application team lead will manage the application support and development function within the business, covering both in-house developed applications and third party provided solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the ICT applications team, including the in-house development team and pension system support team.
  • Liaison with external software suppliers to monitor performance; issue resolution; develop applications in line with business requirements
  • Mentoring and management of team members, ensuring the team is trained and motivated
  • Manage projects and provide technical input into organisation wide projects
  • Manage upgrades, incidents and problem resolutions
  • Work with the ICT team and external suppliers on application upgrades
  • Manage ICT support requests, ensuring tickets are dealt with against agreed timescales
  • Work with ICT team lead to ensure systems are backed up and tested
  • Feed in to the business planning process
  • Produce performance reports to the Head of ICT
  • Provide 3rd line support where necessary

Person Specification

The Application Team Lead will have:

  • Broad technical knowledge of software development and experience of the development lifecycle, must have experience of:
    • Designing and developing software solutions
    • Designing and development of SQL server databases
    • Software design
  • Experience in team leadership
  • Business analysis and user requirement gathering