Web Developer / Technical Team Lead

Sentireal Limited Belfast Full-time
Salary Competitive
We are looking for an experienced technical team leader to manage our team and provide effective guidance. You will be responsible for supervising, managing and motivating team members on a daily basis.

As a team leader, you will be the contact point for all team members, so your communication skills should be excellent. You should also be able to act proactively to ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration.

As a technical expert, you will ideally be an experienced web developer, with at least eight year’s relevant industrial experience.


Title: Technical Team Leader

Responsible to: CEO

Line Manager for: Technical Development Team


Job Purpose:

The technical team leader works with the team at Sentireal to a establish a technical vision and turn it into reality, ensuring the quality of Sentireal’s products and services. The technical team leader will manage the overall operation of Sentireal’s technical team and carry out development of web services and web applications (full-stack web development).


Job Content:

Specific team leadership duties include:

  • Creation of an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture

  • Daily management and motivation of the development team

  • Establishment of clear team goals, delegation of tasks and setting deadlines

  • Monitoring team performance and reporting on metrics

  • Conducting appraisals to discover training needs and provide coaching

  • Recognition of high performance and rewarding accomplishments

  • Encouraging creativity and organising team building activities

  • Listening to team members’ feedback and resolving any issues

  • Provision of feedback to senior management team and Board Members

  • External and internal communications


Specific technical duties include:

  • To write well designed, testable, efficient web service and web application code using best software development practices

  • Testing, verifying, deploying and maintaining web service and web application software

  • Full-stack web development using frameworks such as Spring Boot, Angular and React

  • Creation of REST Application Programming Interfaces that can be consumed by front-end web applications and mobile applications

  • Integration of data from various back-end services and databases such as MySQL and MongoDB

  • Leading software development projects using agile methodologies such as Scrum

  • Gathering and refining specifications and requirements based on technical needs

  • Creation and maintenance of software documentation

  • To be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our web applications

  • To remain up to date on emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities

  • Cooperation and collaboration with technical team to ensure cohesion in product development

  • Reporting to senior management

  • Demonstrating Sentireal’s software products to existing and potential customers both on and off the premises

  • Undertaking any other reasonable duties requested or delegated by Line Managers


Technical Team Lead Job Specification


Educational Qualifications – essential:

Achieved a 2:1 or above in any of the following degree disciplines:

  • Computer Science

  • Software Engineering

  • Electronics   

Educational Qualifications – desirable:

Masters Degree or above in a related discipline

Qualification in Management or leadership


Experience – essential:

Completed a minimum of 5 years’ experience in industry in a software environment.

Practical experience in:

  • Web development

  • In-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS

  • Languages and frameworks such as Java, .NET, Javascript, Spring Boot, Angular, React

  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices

  • Adequate knowledge of database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development

  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools

  • Proven work experience in team leadership

Experience – desirable:

Demonstrate experience in leading and participating in agile software development projects, using methodologies such as Scrum

Membership of relevant professional organisations


Knowledge and skills – essential:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Demonstrable decision-making skills

In-depth knowledge of performance metrics

Demonstrable leadership skills

Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills

Knowledge and skills – desirable:

Demonstrate a knowledge of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technologies and their applications


Personal Attributes – essential:

Ability to use initiative

Strong organizational skills to manage technical tasks and projects within the constraints of schedules and budgets           

Ability to adopt a flexible approach

Personal attributes – desirable:

Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Working at
Sentireal Limited

Sentireal® is based at Catalyst Inc, in Belfast, and was established in 2013. Our software and media platform "immersonal" provides enhanced training outcomes using Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality technologies. Using Artificial Intelligence, our software platform offers personalised content, based on individual training needs, and automated assessment against course curricula and industry standards. immersonal is well-suited to training in healthcare and similar safety-critical industries. Sentireal was founded in 2013 by David and Nuala Trainor, and is based at Catalyst Inc, near Titanic Quarter in Belfast, Northern Ireland. We are passionate about our Company, and strive to deliver excellence to our customers.Our current complement of staff possess an array of technical skills and expertise in the fields of augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning. This is further enhanced with expertise in audio and video processing, digital communications, data security and System-on-Chip.Augmented reality, virtual reality and artificial intelligence technologies allow us to to provide ground-breaking solutions for training needs- primarily within medical and healthcare market sectors.

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