The development team lead is responsible for the people and process of the team under their leadership. They facilitate day to day activities and remove impediments to the team's efficiency in a manner consistent with the overall goals and objectives of the company.
They work closely with tech leads, team leads and others to uphold the teams commitment to its upstream and downstream stakeholders.
Team leads manage the people and develop the team efficiency through process changes, transparency and communication. They facilitate the team and remove impediments to their efficiency.
Consults with the software manager for high level direction and objectives.
Promote Kanban Agile practices
Maintain the Kanban board and plan the upcoming tasks
Promote communication, transparency and innovation, let the team experiment and adapt.
Guide the team in lean development to focus on value work and avoid waste.
Empower the team to take their own decisions and encourage an inspect-an-adapt approach
Responsible for people :
Helps the team members realize their personal career goals and objectives.
Encourages the team's culture, engagement, and sense of identity.
Engage the team in the processes :
Responsible for the overall efficiency of the team.
Build trust and increase team performance through metric evaluation and process changes.
Participate in process related discussions and ensures that the teams' process related objectives are met.
Make sure the team takes ownership of the product quality and content.
Engage the team within process and product related discussions.
Serves as the point of contact for the team :
Consults with upstream and downstream stakeholders on priorities and requirements
Answers product and feature related questions coming from outside the team.