Agile Software Development Manager - Java / Ecommerce

Opus Resourcing Ltd
City Of London, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Agile Software Development Manager required with web centric Java backend systems with API's or Java Full Stack hands on background, combined with skills in the line management / coaching and Agile Software Delivery (CI/ CD, Velocity) to build and lead a new greenfield / start up innovation team working on Ecommerce systems for large world leading ecommerce company based in the City of London

Key skills required as an Agile Software Delivery Manager would include

  • Demonstrable experience of leading one or more teams of software Engineers
  • Solid technical depth in Software Engineering principles including design patterns and OO
  • Demonstrable experience of working in an Agile software development
  • Proficient in leading teams that deliver good quality clean code using Java. Able to go hands on to coach, guide and mentor development teams when required
  • Strong experience of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Agile practices
  • Advanced skill and ability to coach/guide/influence others in developing software
  • Solid understanding of database technologies such as MySql, SQL Server
  • Solid understanding of web services, APIs ideally REST based and SOA
  • A solid understanding how the web works starting at the request through to the response
  • Quality first mind-set for delivering code using techniques such as TDD, BDD or Agile
  • Experience in rapid prototyping and lean UX
  • Excited to be operating in a start-up arm on a greenfield build

Other beneficial skills

  • Ideally experience of cloud technologies such as AWS and container technologies such as Docker
  • Experience of working with Agency and third parties to deliver solutions
  • Good understanding of servant leadership approach to leading teams
  • Proficiency with some/all of: HTML5, bootstrapping, HTTP, JQuery, JSON, XML, responsive site creating
  • Good understanding of asynchronous systems and messaging for example RabbitMQ
  • Proficient with JavaScript frameworks client and server-side such as Node.js, React.js and Angular.js
  • Architecture experience
  • Mobile App development either as hybrid or native
  • Commercial experience in an e-commerce background and A/B testing
  • Good understanding or knowledge of web server technology such as Apache, Tomcat, NginX

This is an outstanding chance for a technical savvy manage to build a new London based innovation hub focussed on ecommerce centric innovation with the backing of a major ecommerce company and will offer excellent prospects using your technical and management skills in a cutting edge greenfield environment.

Opus Resourcing acts as an employment agency in respect of Permanent positions.