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Brewin Dolphin

Lead Application Developer

Brewin Dolphin is one of the UK's leading independent providers of discretionary wealth management. We offer award-winning personalised wealth management services that meet the varied needs of over 100,000 account holders, including individuals, charities, and pension funds.

We specialise in helping clients protect and grow their wealth by creating financial plans and investment portfolios that meet personal and professional ambitions and aspirations. Our services range from bespoke, discretionary investment management to retirement planning and tax-efficient investing.

We value integrity and taking responsibility-as we support and protect Brewin Dolphin in all things IT. We aim to deliver exceptional solutions to help push our business towards a digital future. Our tech means our business has the capability to work even harder and more effectively for our clients and their money.

We are small enough for you to make a big impact and large enough to realise your career ambitions. If you are looking to challenge the status quo, bring innovative thinking and work with a growing high-performance team then join us. Work with talented colleagues on complex problems and help us deliver the next generation of financial IT

Key Responsibilities

Drive innovation through

Oversee the technologies, tools and techniques used within the team.

Ensure that development standards, policies and procedures are adhered to.

Drive change to implement efficient and effective strategies

Develop and implement development standards and principles to aid in the development of high-quality software. Ensure that all Engineers within the team understand and follow existing IT standards.

Work closely with other team leaders and development teams when necessary to create software that is cohesive.

Gain enough business knowledge to be able to actively participate in specifying software solutions for business needs.

Ensure that projects are accurately estimated and delivered to schedule

Show flexibility to respond to the changing needs of the business.

Actively contribute to the process of continual improvement, with regard to self, team and systems

Perform 3rd line support as required

Be willing to travel to other offices when required.

Comply with any reasonable instructions or regulations issued by the Company from time to time including those set out in the terms of the dealing and other manuals, including staff handbooks and all other group policies.

Line Manager responsibilities:

Lead a team of software developers in the creation of high-quality software within agreed project deadlines.

Assume a high level of ownership of all work developed by members of the team.

Train and integrate new team members and proactively support the continued development of existing team members

Build and promote a positive working environment for the team within your areas as well as other business areas you will engage with.

Effectively manage team members in line with company policy and procedures, including performance, development, disciplinary and conflict resolution with effective feedback.

Proactively report and manage upwards to management and the business, so that they are well informed of the work currently in development. •        Supervise, train and guide team members.

Inspire and motivate team members.

Be knowledgeable about each member of your team, their strengths, weaknesses and effectiveness, whilst translating each of their behaviours into clear tasks and objectives to improve their individual performance.

Work with the wider team to support further initiatives including Recruitment of new employees into yours and other teams within Brewin Technology.

Be a champion for your area within the IT and business organisations.

This list is not exclusive, and you may be requested to carry out additional duties to those above.

Implement team goals and objectives.

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