Talk Talk Business

Software Development Team Lead

Location: London, EC2A 1AH (Hybrid working)

Contract Type: Full Time


Software Development Team Lead

The role

In this new and exciting role of Software Development Team Lead, you’ll manage the Portal Development Team and guide them to deliver key projects to achieve our business objectives, including leading daily scrums and retrospectives, whilst ensuring the team has the necessary skills and resources to successfully execute on the business objectives.

The team

TalkTalk Business Wholesale Services powers the UK's Business Connectivity market through Virtual1 and TalkTalk BWS. We offer flexible and user-friendly cloud and connectivity solutions to partners, with a goal to become the fastest-growing provider of high bandwidths (1Gb+) and the top Connectivity Platform in the market in the next 5 years.

The Portal Development Team consists of seasoned Developers responsible for developing and maintaining our award-winning 1Portal and custom applications. In the coming years, the team will focus on expanding the portal's capabilities to handle large volumes of quotes and orders, while also incorporating innovative solutions to create an autonomous and seamless user experience for our partners.

Your responsibilities

  • You’ll manage a team of Software Developers, based in the UK and near-shore, including their 1:1's, personal development plans and mentoring where appropriate to support their journey with us, across new strategic product launches, re-architecture, technical debt and scale enablement projects.

  • As Software Development Team Lead your key interactions are with the Product Owner, Lead Salesforce Developer, Portal and Salesforce Architects and various business stakeholders across the business, with whom you’ll support the team’s delivery of projects.

  • You'll lead the daily scrums, retrospectives, stakeholder reviews and planning to ensure your team is meeting set business objectives, utilising our agile framework, whilst ensuring the code delivered is secure, reviewed and to the defined standards, across an array of custom-built systems based on standard industry technologies.

  • Working closely with the Product Owner, as they’re responsible for providing the stories that the Developers will work on, you’ll utilise Scrum methodology to lead your team to deliver projects, based on the original time estimates from the outset in planning and to budget.

  • You’ll lead your team to review, test, and implement new technologies, as well as set coding guidelines, alongside the architecture teams, whilst partnering with your peers who lead on similar interlinking projects.

  • Through daily scrums, planning, pre-planning, retros, you’ll identify how work is progressing and who needs support, what needs to be delivered and where you need to line up support to unblock items.

To be successful in this role

  • Proven as a Software Development Team Lead or similar, accustomed to leading a team, to support the department and company in accomplishing our strategic objectives.

  • Delivery of crucial projects and a passion for learning new and interesting technologies, with specific experience in developing sales platforms and ideally within telecoms.

  • Technical experience in Agile, Java, Javascript (Typescript), SQL (ideally Postgresql, Microsoft SQLServer and MySQL), HTML and CSS and SOAP/REST APIs.

  • Strong leadership, communication and problem-solving skills.

If this Software Development Team Lead role sounds like you, please apply and we will be in touch soon!

As a recognised Top 50 Inclusive Employer in the UK, we know that diversity means success and innovation. We want our workplace to reflect the communities and customer we serve. Being inclusive is part of our DNA; we are all 100% human, and we create a culture where you can truly be yourself.

We’re also not your usual 9-5. We are a dynamic workplace and we want to talk to you about how you like to work.


  • My Wellbeing

    We want you to feel good at work — and not just because you’re doing great things for our customers. We run lots of wellbeing initiatives throughout the year.

  • My Products

    We offer all of our people free TalkTalk Fibre, TV and Phone (you’ll be helping us make them what they are, so it’s only fair that you get to enjoy them).

  • My Flexibility

    We all lead different lives and like to work differently, so whether it's working from home or starting and finishing your day later, we’ll give you the flexibility you need to do your best work.

  • My Benefits

    Think company pension scheme, private medical insurance, income protection and life assurance, plus all sorts of other benefits designed to make your life easier.

Talk Talk Business

Software Development Team Lead

Location: London, EC2A 1AH

Contract Type: Full Time