Software Development Manager

Global Technology Ltd
02 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
GTMaritime is a leading satellite communications provider, specialising in the provision of software solutions to all types of users in remote environments but most predominantly those at sea.

Whilst still a relatively small UK business, we have grown consistently over the past 18 years with our reputation, approach and technology being held in high regard across many significant global clients. We now have aspirations for increased growth over the next 5 years.

This position has become available due to promotion. The successful candidate will be based in our Warrington office and will be required to report to the Head of Service. Responsible for managing our Software Development and Quality Assurance teams (including those working in remote locations), who are tasked with delivering upon the business’ varied product requirements.

We are looking for a forward-thinking individual with first-rate technical abilities, but someone we also possesses leadership qualities; excellent communication skills; can work with teams across the business; has a commitment to staff and their professional development as well as being able to engage at a strategic / commercial level. It is essential the successful candidate has experience in the following technologies: Windows (inc. Server), Visual Studio, C#, .NET, SQL (My SQL / Maria DB, source control and cloud computing platforms.

Key responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for managing all activity around the design, implementation and delivery of product related software and systems.
  • Instil best practice and manage collaboration in the design, analysis and refinement of software, systems and all associated components.
  • Take part in and continually seek to improve the entire product development process through specification, design, implementation, all types of testing, quality assurance and release management – automating and standardising wherever appropriate.
  • Actively engage with the Product Management Forum to establish requirements as well as proactively seeking to ensure the best possible product offerings.
  • Take responsibility for assessing, identifying and implementing appropriate security related software and systems.
  • Develop and oversee product related IT strategies, ensuring that these are consistent with the business' overall IT strategy.
Working in a friendly, family-oriented environment with a genuinely caring ethos, this is a rare opportunity to join a thriving, successful business and to help lead a key team at this exciting time. As well as being a great place to work, GTMaritime is also proud to offer a range of rewards and benefits to our staff.

We are committed as an organisation to delivering the best for our customers. This is a perfect role for a skilled, hands-on developer who possesses the experience to manage our dedicated team as well as an understanding of how to deliver quality products then please apply – we’d love to hear from you.

If you wish to apply, please provide an up-to-date copy of your CV and covering letter to Kelly Powell, HR Manager

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