Software Development Manager

Techfolk Limited
Bristol (City Centre)
£70,000 - £90,000+ negotiable
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
OVO Energy has a new opening for a Software Development Manager to manage, lead and grow multi-skilled teams working to create the world's first real-time energy company. Our technology teams are building the next generation platform that will handle constant data from smart metres and other devices in the home, deliver innovative and competitive services with an excellent user experience , all underpinned by an event-driven micro-services architecture. We are seeking someone with a relevant technical background, who enjoys managing people, the technology landscape and the agile software engineering lifecycle. At OVO you'll be leading cross functional, product-focused teams, collaborating to build new services and features, deliver scalable, distributed platforms and constantly refine our development tools and processes. We're using functional programming languages such as Scala and Clojure, applying TDD, CI/CD and pair programming, and working in a scrum or kanban environment. Skills and experience required - Proven line management experience, ideally of multiple or distributed Scrum teams - Experience working with high performing engineering teams who have a strong sense of autonomy in their technical decision making - Able to provide technical oversight on aspects such as architectural discussions, technology choice, scalability and security, delivery pipelines etc. - Experience with full SDLC and modern best practice, with demonstrated success delivering large projects and shipping high quality software - Understanding of microservices based event-driven architectures and systems - Results-oriented, product-focused with excellent attention to detail and quality - You may be considering Software Development Manager jobs in Bristol such as: Software Development Manager | Software Engineering Manager | Manager of Software Development | etc. Our current technology mix Scala | Clojure | Python | Docker | Kafka | AWS | Google Cloud Platform | Salesforce | private datacentres | Agile | SCRUM | TDD | XP | and more Salary and benefits - £70,000 - £90,000+ negotiable - Discretionary six monthly performance related incentives - Discretionary relocation assistance - OVO Energy 4% benefits package | 25 days holiday +1 day for birthday | free breakfast every day | 80+ social clubs | and more About us OVO Energy is an energy supply company with offices in Bristol and London. We were listed as a 'Sunday Times Best 100 Company To Work For' in 2016. Located: central Bristol, UK (10 mins walk from Temple Meads station) Even if your CV isn't ready, please talk with Andrew at techfolk to find out more: ************* | ******************** | @we_are_techfolk
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