Development Team Lead

  • Location: Stafford
  • Pay: Very Competitive Salary + Excellent Employee Benefits
  • Apply By: Wed, 31 Jan 2018

Zonal Marketing Technology (TXD) is a digital agency, and part of the Zonal group. Our DNA is that of a fast-moving start-up, but we have the clout and connections of the UK’s largest provider of technology to the hospitality industry. We work with brands like PizzaExpress, JD Wetherspoons and All Bar One on everything from apps, order & pay, digital vouchers and loyalty to online bookings and table management. By linking these solutions to Zonal’s EPoS (till) system, we help hospitality brands to understand their customers’ behaviour and preferences, enabling them to excel in an increasingly competitive market. We’re looking for dynamic individuals who share our passion for driving innovation and using technology to build better businesses. We’re going on an exciting journey, and we need more like-minded travellers to help us get there! The person we are looking for will lead the cross functional team from a technical perspective. Therefore there is scope for this person to be hands on developer either with mobile technologies (iOS/Android) or with web technologies ( You will ideally already be a Senior Developer or Team Lead with experience of managing teams. The team you lead will be cross functional potentially comprising of Developers, Test Engineers and Business Analysts. You will be expected to be a hands-on developer in this role.

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Job Responsibilities

Project Delivery;

and maintain project delivery plans based on the defined priorities and agreed
ways of working

the assignment of work to all team members

accurate and timely project/product status reporting as required


in the technical design and direction of the project in conjunction with the
stakeholders and other technical team members

test and debug code to satisfy approved specifications and designs using
approved development tools and frameworks

inline with best practice and lead/contribute to the definition and
implementation of these best practices as required

improvement of team performance through processes, tools, technologies and

Staff Management;

and manage a cross functional team (potentially consisting of software
developers, test engineers and business analysts).

management responsibilities will include recruitment, appraisals, 121
meetings, identifying training needs, motivating and performance managing the

mentoring and coaching in technical and non-technical skills to team members


two-way communication of technical and non-technical information within the
team and department, via effective ad hoc and formal communication, verbally
and in writing.

effectively and professionally with other departments and Zonal divisions.

strong relationships with key stakeholders especially other Development Team
Leads (or those in a similar position to this role)


Operational Assurance;

participate the support of production systems, including participating in an
out of hours rota.

the product is technically able to meet operational targets for performance,
quality and uptime by pro-actively identifying changes required to support
forecast growth

closely with operational and support teams to ensure operational integrity of
the solution


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