Delphi Technical Lead

Delphi Technical Lead

Category: Development/Engineering
City: Reading, England - South East, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0421-2535
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

If your programming skills are matched by an enthusiasm for problem-solving, and your communication skills are as creative as your coding, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK that could use your help.

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

And the even better news? Our friendly team will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, better.

CGI is looking for a developer to join a high profile, challenging and successful programme in the UK Defence sector for MoD.

The end user community are the Defence Medical Services (DMS) an umbrella organisation within the Ministry of Defence in the United Kingdom, which organises all medical, dental and nursing services within the British Armed Forces.

At the heart of the solution is a 3rd party COTS product. This has been highly customised over the years.

- Delphi
- .Net
- Web Services

The successful Delphi Technical Lead will work as part of a Scrum team on a larger internal SAFe Agile Train supporting the existing client system. The team has of a number of Delphi specialist developers amongst its members.

What you can expect from us

Business is transforming fast. And at CGI, you’ll be at the centre of a digital revolution. As one of the largest independent technology and business services companies in the world, we can deliver exciting opportunities for you to build your career.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.

All successful applicants must hold, or be eligible & willing to obtain, UK SC clearance with the view to progressing to higher level clearance if required.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

CGI is looking for an experienced Technical Lead with good people skills to undertake the following roles within an Agile Product Support and Development Team.

Line Manager

- Provide staff management for a small group of members at a programme level.
- This includes annual reviews, member wellbeing, absence management and other member focussed activities. Smaller percentage of the role.

Team Architect \ Technical Lead

- To own and provide design and technical steer for new team work
- Provide the technical governance for team releases and processes
- Attend programme meetings to support the teams activities
- Mentor the team on good practices
- Work with the team Product Owner (PO) to define team enablers and set prioties
- Assist, guide and work with the team to resolve client queries and incidents
- Work with the team to estimate and produce good quality deliverables.
- Provide reviews of code (where possible) and documents.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

- Team Leading
- Technical Design

Desirable Skills:

- C#
- .Net
- EMIS PCS Product
- Delphi

The work will be as part of an agile team whose office base is either Reading or Leatherhead with potential trips between them. Currently working remotely under Covid where members are unable to attend the office.

The project operates regular 'rota based' outages, which the Delphi Technical Lead will need to support as part of the role. The outages take place outside normal working hours with overtime payable.

All successful applicants must hold, or be eligible & willing to obtain, UK SC clearance with the view to progressing to higher level clearance if required.


What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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