Software Engineering/ Software Development Manager -West London

Harrington Starr Limited
London (Greater)
£75k - £85k pa
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Superb opportunity to join a growing e-commerce organisation, with a multimillion pound turnover based in West London in a Head of Engineering/ Software Development Manager capacity.

You will take the responsibility for managing a highly dynamic front end development team in a cutting edge agile environment. There are many current and planned projects, for which the successful candidate will play a key role.

Day to day responsibilities will include:

Management of the development team on a day to day basis with responsibility for coaching, mentoring, recruitment and retention

Management of third party suppliers

Act as a champion for world class development practices - including driving the appropriate methodology

Manage stakeholders at all levels of the business up to CEO level

Work closely with the mobile, data science and back end teams to ensure first class delivery

The suitable candidate will have:

A strong track record in managing software engineering teams ideally in a front end development environment, although candidates with a strong track record in other software development environments will be considered

Experience of leading teams of at least 5

A strong technical background having moved in to a managerial/ team leading role with a proven track record of developing teams.

Experience of working in an agile environment

Experience of having managed teams/ hands-on experience with JavaScript/ libraries from the React ecosystem highly desirable.

This is an unrivalled opportunity to join a growing company in a greenfield role, and to help develop a world class team, in an established, yet ambitious company who have plans to double the headcount over the next 12 months.

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