Digital Development Lead

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Hampshire
Categories: Information Technology, Digital

Location – Havant

Salary: £48121 - £63551 with excellent benefits and career opportunities

SSE is a British FTSE 35 Company and is one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK. Our business is powered by talented, enthusiastic people in a whole range of roles - supporting, co-ordinating and driving the business to meet our responsibilities and achieve our company goals.

In this Lead role in SSE Retail IT you will support the ‘Digitalisation’ of SSE through leading the development of the current SSE retail website and future digital channels. A great digital experience for our customers is critical to our continuing success and this is a great opportunity to set out the future direction of our development pipeline tooling, coding best practices and, using your past experience, to drive us to a DevOps mind set to achieve this.

You will have the experience to provide strategic direction to the team and to guide them on code quality and performance, implementing opportunities for improvement. Also responsible for all aspects of leadership, development and performance management of the team, you will have significant, proven experience of leading a sizeable team of Developers enabling you to mentor and direct the growth of all team members.

Ideally with a Degree in IT or a related discipline, you should have a deep technical background in Microsoft .net, along with both SQL or ORACLE databases, and ideally experience of Java stack and Oracle WebCenter sites. Having prior experience as an enterprise class application/web Developer or Lead, as well as the ability to discuss all matter of technical aspects with other technical teams, it is essential you have experience in planning, analysing requirements, designing solutions and developing code using .net technologies. Your experience will include agile development methodologies and direction of 3rd parties in an iterative process.

This is a demanding role; however, the rewards are as numerous as the opportunities. As one of the UK's largest and fastest growing energy companies, we value our people and take great pride in our work. So, if you want to work in an environment passionate about our people, safety, innovation, teamwork and excellence in everything we do, you'll be proud to be part of the SSE family.

The successful candidate will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal record check.


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