Software Development Manager

Recruiter
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Location
Orpington
Salary
£60k - £70k base + benefits
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Software Development Manager

New Addington, Croydon, Orpington, Biggin Hill

To coordinate and oversee the production of a wide range of bespoke software solutions.

Main Duties and Responsibilities as the Software Development Manager

  • Ø Will need to have a UK or European passport as international travel is part of the role.
  • Ø Lead the software team; a group with a broad range of skills and expertise, in the design of high quality first class products.
  • Ø To be responsible and take ownership for, and when necessary be able to undertake, all aspects of the software development process, from requirements gathering through to final testing and support.
  • Ø Ensure projects are kept aligned with business interests, including on-budget and on-time.
  • Ø Provide regular updates to both team and group manager on team/project progress.
  • Ø Provide guidance, mentoring and support of technical and non-technical subjects to team.
  • Ø Research and quickly understand new technologies, processes, strategies and tools as led by both team and project requirements.
  • Ø Identify and oversee research into future product opportunities of interest to the business.
  • Ø Undertake performance reviews with team members.
  • Ø Identify and organise team training and professional development.
  • Ø To operate safely at all times in line with Company health and safety requirements.
  • Ø To undertake other duties within your capabilities as your manager may assign to you from time to time.

  • Has led large (>1 year, >£1M budget), high-profile, multi-discipline software projects.
  • Experience of leading a team, understanding resource skills, and planning and delegating work accordingly.
  • Experience of managing budgets, forecasting and dealing with suppliers, contractors and other third parties.
  • Strong background in the software domain, including use of a wide range of technologies and platforms
  • Experience with design and development of software systems from concept through to testing and deployment
  • Experience of company representation in a professional setting e.g. at conferences or working groups
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Good planning skills, including the ability to prioritise and multi-task effectively
  • Project/Programme Management (e.g. PRINCE2, MSP, Agile)
  • Breadth and depth of software knowledge to allow sound technical decision making
  • Excellent understanding of C#/.NET, WCF and Windows Services
  • Experienced in working Object Orientated Design and UML
  • Experienced in using XML, XSLTs and defining XSDs
  • Working knowledge of communication technologies such as HTML, Websockets, SignalR, TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP etc.

Good understanding of at least a few of these areas:

  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • C++
  • Delphi
  • SQL Server, SSIS and SSRS

Qualifications

Honours degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline

Desirable - Chartered status e.g. BCS


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