Software Development Team Leader, Go, Haskell, Scala, F#

Location: Manchester City Centre
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + 10% bonus and Car
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Software Development Team Leader, Go, Haskell, Scala, F#

£65,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

The Company

My client is a leading provider of online digital ecommerce and entertainment on a global scale.  Based in Manchester, they offer excellent exposure to cutting edge technology within a first-class office environment.

The Role

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Assisting in driving the provision of a capable, reactive, motivated and delivery focused team.
  • Enforcing governance of quality, rules, standards and processes ensuring solutions meet business needs
  • Ensuring development processes are conducted in a timely fashion.
  • Limiting repeated steps within the development process.
  • Identifying and mitigating risk.
  • Removing blockers to delivery.
  • Analysing impact of change.
  • Distributing knowledge and mentoring team members
  • Providing performance feedback and inputting into developer appraisals

Essential Skills

  • Extensive commercial development experience ideally within functional programming such as Erlang, Haskell, F#, Scala, or Go
  • Proven track record of leading teams to delivery of high quality solutions.
  • Team working skills.
  • Strong technical background.
  • Developing low latency, highly available and scalable solutions.
  • Experience of distributed systems.
  • Working on Linux and GNU utilities.
  • Ability to multi task and manage multiple streams of activity, shifting focus regularly.
  • Proactive and willing to contribute ideas.
  • High standard of work and attention to detail.
  • Strong academic background with BSc/MSc IT related degree.


  • 5 weeks per annum plus public holidays
  • Private pension contribution
  • Gym membership

Software Development Team Leader, Go, Haskell, Scala, F#