Software Development Manager (Urgent)

London (Greater)
£70k - £75k pa + Excellent
31 Oct 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client has a leading retail organisation with offices across the UK. The role is within a truly forward-thinking organisation that boasts heavy investment into technology. We are seeking a Software Development Manager to join our client's rapidly growing London office. The Software Engineering/ Development Manager will be the driving force in the technical direction of the organisation with a remit to growing the development team and defining the tools to use. You will lead and grow the technical the development function and support our business applications across production and non-production environments. We're looking for someone who is passionate about engineering best practices and build world class engineering teams.

Core Requirements

You will come from a technical lead or management role, leading teams from 3-20 people.
Spend at least 50% of your time writing excellent code adhering to coding and commenting standards while following best practice.
Solid experience building enterprise level software solutions in Java/ DevOps.
Take a test driven and behaviour driven engineering approach when writing code (using TDD and BDD) and instil to others in the team.
You must have experience working in an Cloud development environment and growing a development team
Working with our clients Scrum Masters, Business Analysts, Project Managers, Product Managers and clients to turn designs and concepts for clients into rich interactive booking journeys that work responsively across different device types.

About you

You are passionate about all things web, with a keen, broader interest in design, development, usability and technology.
You have Responsive or Adaptive experience you're not afraid of the backend, and happy to get your hands dirty when the task requires it
You have experience working collaboratively with colleagues from multiple departments including non-technical teams such as sales and marketing.
You have a desire to adopt and put into practice emerging web
Excellent client facing skills with the ability to explain technically complex solutions and how they meet and fulfil business objectives
Identifying and architecting solution proposals for new business opportunities, and pitching to prospective clients
The ability to work efficiently and concurrently across multiple projects
Experience of building out a team and recruiting new skill sets as required by the business
Exposure to working with global teams (both client & internal) would be a distinct advantage

This is a fantastic role where you will need to have a high degree of energy, enthusiasm and commitment to succeed. The role is a brand new role and will require flexibility and creative thinking skills to relentlessly contribute towards making a truly great service. Candidates must be able to build and maintain good relationships with those around them - at all levels of the business. The client is offering fantastic opportunity for career progression.

The salary package will be dependent on skills and experience. In terms of package, you will be offered a competitive bonus structure, large pension and other exceptional benefits. Fantastic opportunity to join a great client in a high profile role; interviews scheduled for next week, send CV ASAP to avoid disappointment.

IQ Tech are a specialist recruitment firm with a straight-talking approach and an impressive contacts book.

We are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy and are an Equal Opportunities employer who welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.
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