Lead Database Developer / Innovation Team Lead

  • United Kingdom
  • West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • £43000.00 - £50000 per annum
  • Permanent Opportunity with a critical public service client
  • Onsite working – West Midlands
  • £43,000 – £50,000 per year starting salary

Lead Database Developer // Innovation Team Lead

Our critical public service client is in need of a motivated individual with strong communication skills to lead a team of Database Developers, whilst also being hands on themselves. You will work with a small team on small, medium and larger projects across the organisation. As Team Lead you will also be the people/line manager with the aim to get the best from the team, as well as contributing to their own personal development.

Day to day

Manage a small team of developers working to deliver projects and change and provide BAU support to a variety of wider tasks in an environment where core systems are supplied by third parties

Line management duties- people managing, developing a skills matrix and understanding where training is needed

Project delivery is the key are of focus

Provide specialist applications to meet the business requirements in technologies, such as Application Express

Contribute to larger projects and gain exposure to national systems integrations

Contribute to the development of the Data Warehouse

Build a specialism in one or two key business areas and become a key point of contact for users


  • Line management experience within development teams
  • Strong communication and people skills
  • Development experience working with SQL Server and/or Oracle databases
  • Experience with c#, Powershell, VB.net, R and Python
  • Experience of Power BI and other data visualisation technologies
  • Experience/exposure to CML and JSON is desired
  • Excellent teamworking abilities
  • Business and technical analysis skills

Next step

If this is something you feel suited to and would like to apply, please send in your CV. Because of the expected volume of applications, we will endeavour to come back to you asap.

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