Chapter Lead Development

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Job Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Information Technology
Salary: €80000 - €100000 per annum + Car, Pension, Negotiable
Reference: BBBH864_1635927839
Contact: Joao Mesquita
Email: email Joao
Chapter lead- Engineer (Software development)
oBrussels area, Belgium
About the Role
We are looking for a Chapter Lead engineer (Software development)

As Chapter Lead, you have the opportunity to build and maintain a team of great software engineers. You will be responsible for the staffing of your chapter, act as a coach, building and developing your chapter members, understanding and identifying their development needs as well as organizing the resource allocation of chapter members to squads and orchestrate the performance of the chapter.
In the agile context, you will also participate as 'hands-on' squad member to contribute to the success of a squad as well as to retain and grow your people manager as well as technical expertise
What to expect:
Acting as a Chapter Lead

As a Chapter Lead, you are responsible to hire, coach, and motivate team members of your chapter in order to build a group of talented software engineers that can deliver value in their squads. This activity is expected to take up to 50% of your time and includes:

Select and recruit squad members with skills to meet projected demand and to have qualified, competent and motivated chapter members.
Work with the Product Owners and the Engineering Lead to organise the chapter member assignment in squads.
Coach chapter members on best practices and software design patterns to use in their respective products.
Ensure transversal consistency of knowledge in the specific Chapters , create a culture of excellence and continuous learning and ensures professional growth of members
Set up knowledge sharing between chapter members and participate in cross-tribe knowledge sharing.
Develop and design and development programs to fill identified gaps.
Maintain deep understanding of current technology, database management, programming practices, and future trends through ongoing education, conference attendance and industry press.
Build a network within and outside the Chapter, maintains relationships with all relevant stakeholders and makes sure they are consulted and informed when needed.
Ensure chapter members understand the relevant IT policies and standards to apply in their domain
Set annual objectives and conduct mid-year review and year-end performance appraisal of chapter members
Orchestrate the feedback collection from Product Owner, Agile Coach, and stakeholders to assess development needs and agree on skills development goals for chapter members
Perform administrative approvals for squad members (e.g. Holiday requests, Travel requests and expense reports)

Acting as a squad member
As a squad member, you also contribute to a squad (50% of time).
What will make you successful:
You are a cultural ambassador of the "new" culture. With the following strong emphasis for this role:
oYou are an inspiration and you show energy & passion
oYou achieve the best result by empowering and given people's responsibility, but at the same time you know how to "excite", challenge and keep the team on their toes
oYou stimulate people to really achieve propositions
Professional skills
oBachelor's or higher degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related disciplines.
o5+ years of experience with 3+ of them in similar role and demonstrable track record.
oAutonomous, empowered with the ability to drive, adapt and respond to change.
oCustomer oriented and quality mindset.
oOpen-minded, solutions oriented, and a team player - gaining energy through collaboration with others.
oFluent in English (spoken and written).
Technical skills
Senior-level Java back