Software Development Manager

Definitive Recruitment Ltd
West London, London
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Development Manager - Java, West London, £72-75K + Bonus + Bens. Ideally Degree educated with a 2.1 or higher, you will be an experienced Software Development Manager with a background of managing a java development team in an Agile / Linux environment.

Ideally you will have some of these technical skills:

*Distributed, multi-threaded, SOA and SaaS system architectures
*Multi-tiered, high-performance, highly-available, scalable systems
*System and data security and integrity
*Java (including Hibernate, Spring, Guice)
*Linux: scripting languages (bash, python); system administration
*Databases: both relational (MySQL) and "no-SQL" (Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis, Hadoop, HBase)
*Web Services: REST, SOA, Microservices, Jetty, Jersey, Apache, Tomcat, Wicket
*Software development tools (Jira, maven, git, jenkins, docker)
*Unit testing frameworks (junit, jmock, hamcrest, TestNG)
*Network protocols (TCP/IP, SMPP)


*Pro-actively take ownership and responsibility for team commitments
*Lead full software lifecycle from requirements through design, development, deployment and support
*Own product technical roadmap, liaising with product management, clients and other stakeholders
*Use Agile QA techniques to ensure software quality in continuous deployment environment
*Create development plans and manage progress (creating, tracking, reporting and remediating)
*Motivate people: coaching, mentoring staff within and beyond own team
*Take responsibility for escalation of live issues to engineering and meet strict customer SLAs

You're a great fit if you...

*enjoy leading a small, fast-moving and agile team focused on successful delivery
*like solving hard problems
*like being a part of an exceptional company that pushes you to learn and grow
*love taking a leading role in technical discussions and mentoring other developers
*relish the thought of designing, implementing, testing and deploying production ready features
*strive to continuously improve and drive technical issues to completion
*are self-motivated and able to prioritise your own and others' work and time
*have strong communication skills, across deep technical matters and commercial business discussions
*enjoy using your experience and expertise to inspire the team
*are an evangelist for technology and engineering best-practice
*want to play a key role in building great development teams

This Software Development Manager - Java position is based in West London and is paying
c£72-75K + Bonus + Bens.