The Audio Programmer is hiring a

Software Development Team Leader

Software Development Team Leader
Northampton, UK
£45-50K depending on experience

Looking for Software Development Team Leader who will lead a team of skilled software developers, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence. Helping take projects from conception to completion and ensure the company continues to deliver the best in market products and software.


  • Line management of the Software Team, with responsibility for efficiency and output.
  • Managing the successful development of scalable firmware and software using a structured, process-driven approach.
  • Plan the detailed Software Team workload and regularly communicate the milestone progress to the Project Lead, Programme Manager and Stakeholders.
  • Maintain best practices within the Software Team, ensuring technical journals, essential research and company QMS process are followed.
  • Leadership and administration of the Sprint process for the Software Team.
  • Support the delivery of product firmware and software within the Software Team, from an initial design brief through to full production, encompassing the testing and verification of the design.
  • Assisting with project planning, scoping and problem-solving.

Skill Profile

  • Degree in a technical discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within a commercial software environment.
  • -Experience of working with audio software, JUCE based applications or embedded firmware considered an advantage.
  • Strong understanding of software engineering principles.
  • Experience with Agile Scrum/Sprint planning principles.
  • Strong People Management skills with proven experience as a formal Line Manager.
  • Experience with project ownership and coordination, from conception to completion.
  • Methodical, with a structured approach.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, building relationships with people at all levels.
  • Ability to manage working time effectively and prioritise assignments appropriately.
  • Enthusiastic, committed and dependable.
  • Guitar playing, a musical background or strong passion for music, although not essential, would also be considered an advantage.

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