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Software Engineering Lead

Posted: 11 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Negotiable
Permanent & Full-time R20407_1623427651

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Software Engineer Lead

The role will focus on delivering innovative new features / products in a business operating at the forefront of digital data and intelligence for the global financial community. You will be working in a new team of specialist engineers within a fast paced and highly dynamic web development group with a commitment to continuous improvement and the adoption of best practices. The candidate chosen will work with their direct reports and alongside other team members in an Agile/Scrum environment. The candidate chosen will apply their technical, analytical, communication, and leadership skills towards producing and maintaining high quality products and services for internal and external customers


  • Responsible for leading an internal development team
  • Initial point of escalation for software development issues within specific area of responsibility
  • Work with our IT Leadership team to define strategic and tactical objectives.
  • Lead the development of technical standards and perform reviews to ensure enterprise and architectural standards and processes are followed
  • Work in an Agile/Scrum SDLC
  • Work with stakeholders to define requirements and design solutions for our system
  • Utilize best practices and understand emerging trends
  • Work directly with customers and end users
  • Seek diverse ideas and perspectives from a variety of sources to create better solutions, products, and services
  • Performance management and development of direct reports.


  • Software Engineering experience (Java/Open-Source platform)
  • Managing direct reports and serving as subject matter expert for Software Engineers
  • BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required


  • Skilled in software development methodologies (Agile, SDLC, etc.) and test-driven development
  • Proficiency in development languages including but not limited to: Java/J2EE 1.8, JavaScript, XML, SQL and Elasticsearch.
  • Experience with services / APIs and microservices architecture (REST/Json, Swagger)
  • Experience in working in a cloud environment such as AWS and/or Azure.
  • Understanding of messaging systems like MQ, Rabbit MQ, Kafka, or Kinesis.
  • Spring Boot / Spring Cloud
  • Expertise in data modeling, design and manipulation, optimization, best practices, tuning, and leading industry trend knowledge.
  • Understanding of data modelling principles.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills. Alongside, strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills applicable to a wide audience including senior and executive

management, customers, etc., including diction/terminology and presenting information in a concise and effective manner to clients, management, and various departments using assorted communication mediums. Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions Group Women in technology: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Group (RSG) is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 26.2% of our Technology workforce are women which is much higher than the UK average of 17%. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology:

  • Mentoring Scheme for Women in Technology
  • Women's Network Forum
  • Women in Technology Employee Resource Group (ERG) RSG proudly support the Tech Talent Charter
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