Head of Software Engineering

Ccity IT Recruitment
£55000 - £65000/annum
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Software Engineering - Norwich - Circa £65k

As Head of Software Engineering you will lead and develop the software team in all aspects of people management and product delivery. You will champion the delivery of software to customers using the best methodology and tools to meet the business's strategic objectives.

Our client is rapidly getting noticed for our innovative software product. They have just been featured in the Times Tech Track 100 for the second year in a row, both times being named as the fastest growing tech company in the East of England. Our systems are already market leading and has been recognised nationally as the best system in the country. They are privileged to include the prestigious Queen’s Enterprise Award for Innovation as part of our ever growing awards collection, only a few businesses can claim to have been awarded this honour.

The company is only 5 years young they still have a lot to learn and a great deal more to achieve but are hungrier than they have ever been. The pride and passion within their teams is one that will struggle to be beaten by most businesses. The drive and ambition we all hold dear to their hearts is infectious and is certainly at the core of their success.

They have recently expanded out of the UK and gone global with the newest office being situated in the heart of Orlando Florida. With plans to expand further into Europe there are no plans to slow down, there has never been a more exciting time to join the business.

What they are look for:

Proficient in a number of key technologies including continuous delivery/deployment, automation, testing methods, the SDLC, best practice coding standards etc.
Be experienced in a number of current and latest delivery methodologies with experience of practical application.
Proven track record of innovative problem solving and being solutions focused.
Strong commercial experience from a number of sectors.
Experience in a rapid deployment environment with record of success
Previous leadership / line management experience with strong leadership skills and emotional intelligence.
Experience of agile practices (not limited to Scrum and Kanban). Minimum of 5 years experience.
Experience and previous accountability for the whole SDLC and evidence of improvement activity to the model. 8 years experience in the SDLC.
Strong experience with stakeholder management from CEO, direct report and third parties / partners.
Keen eye for detail.
Background / experience of strategic planning.
A deep understanding of the broad tooling used across the SDLC, from design, development, QA, deployment, CI, maintenance etc.
A deep understanding of automation, the benefits, risks associated with it and its application to the SDLC