Development Lead (VP)

Full Time London London IT Job Pro UK

Our client is a market leader in industrial metal trading. The business is looking for a Development Lead to come in on an initial 18 month Fixed Term Contract (FTC) to join the team in London.

The role is accountable for transforming the current software engineering function. This will involve collaborating with other members of the Corporate, Pre-Trade and Trading (CPT) Department. The role will have 3 development teams reporting into it which cover new and existing business initiatives.


Establish vision and direction and align development functions to a common purpose
Accountable for 3rd level support (24×5,5) for all in-house applications
Establish and enforce engineering governance, including consistent development standards, processes and methodologies
Ensure management of actual and forecast team costs against approved budget
Create and monitor development metrics to understand and communicate team's performance


Extensive experience in the Exchange or real time trading sector
Proven knowledge of software development methodologies
Track record of team and vendor management
A strategic mindset with an eye for structure

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leader with some of the finest engineers London has to offer. This opportunity is great for those looking to gain more management experience.

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