Software Team Leader

Bristol, UK
About this position:

Do you want to work with scientists and engineers in a team with a strong focus on quality and innovation? Are you able to develop rich user experiences which help drive our range of innovative products? Are you looking for a position in which you can grow as a leader?  Do you want to do this in an international, but friendly environment? Then this might be your chance to become a part of our software development team!


In this role you will be responsible for leading a Scrum team in all aspects of the software development lifecycle as part of the development of Malvern Panalytical’s range of products. We are introducing a new software team at our Bristol office in The Engine Shed at Temple Meads, and so you will be able to build your team of five from scratch and play a key role in this exciting new venture for Malvern Panalytical.


What are your responsibilities?


  • To take on the role of team leader of a software team, providing leadership, mentoring and design direction as part of a multi-disciplinary project;

  • To perform the duties of a Scrummaster as required by the team;

  • To work within the software team using agile methods, participating in sprint planning, sprint reviews and retrospectives;

  • To contribute to software development standards and policies under the direction of the Software Engineering Manager.


What do you need to be successful in this role?


  • You will need to have an enquiring, analytical mind as well as strong managerial skills;

  • 5+ years’ experience minimum in a software development environment (ideally ISO9001);

  • Experience with leading and mentoring teams;

  • Experience acting as a Scrummaster;

  • Windows desktop programming in C# WPF.


Great to have?


  • Experience working with Microsoft Team Foundation server (TFS);

  • An interest in science and technology which goes beyond your day to day work.


When you join?


  • Your career will take off with a comprehensive induction programme. We then continue to support and develop our employees by improving their skills, knowledge and performance by in-house, on-the-job training, and external training;

  • We value entrepreneurship and commitment by offering real career possibilities;

  • You become part of a growing company where you can shape the future of our work processes;

  • Flexi-time (core hours 10.00am - 12.00pm and 2.00pm - 3.00pm) to help you to achieve a good work-life balance.




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Our Fields of Expertise

  • Research & Development
  • Customer Support
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Integrated Supply Chain
  • Staff (HR, Finance, Legal, IT)