Our Lead Python Developer / Team Lead is accountable for an Agile (Kanban) development team implementing our Risk Analytics software - including Solvency II and Liquidity solutions running on Red Hat Linux in Microsoft Azure, as well as additional systems utilising a variety of software stacks. They are the technical lead for the solutions, maintaining a roadmap and strategy that aligns with technology and business direction.
This involves the full software development life cycle from initial specifications and requirements, through to estimation, development, testing, documentation and supporting the release.
The role also promotes and champions continuous development and automated build standards across all of LGR (CI/CD) and contributes towards the wider technology strategy in LGR IT.
Line management of a software development team
Experience of AlgoOne risk suite is beneficial
Proven ability to address and use initiative to deliver solutions to technical and business problems
Proven experience in software or database systems development and/or support with experience of project life cycles and complex product installation, customisation and commissioning
Software development life cycle, including Agile and Continuous Delivery & Integration
Cloud based architecture experience is beneficial
Capacity to estimate, manage own work and keep within plan
Extensive Python coding experience - including numpy, scipy, and preferably dask
Excellent hands on use of Unix commands / file systems and Unix application installation and shell scripting (specifically Red Hat)
Development experience and coding skills in some of: Visual Basic, Java, C++, C#, Bash would be beneficial
Familiarity with database essentials (SQL, installation, sizing, performance), experienced DBA skills not essential, but familiarity with using Oracle or MS SQL Server required
Source control, issue management software, and continuous integration software (Perforce, CVS, Subversion, GIT, JIRA, Hudson, Jenkins, Confluence)
Technical, Application and Data architecture skills
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 30 days' holiday, private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, as well as a 12% car allowance scheme, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.