Software Engineering Manager - Life Science Technology

Recruiter
Vector Recruitment Ltd
Location
Oxford
Salary
£45000 - £75000 per annum + Car allowance, bonus, bens
Posted
03 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A superbly funded and really exciting new Oxford based diagnostics technology spin-out is looking for a Software Development Manager to lead a team of highly experienced and skilled software developers delivering complex software product development projects using predominantly C# .NET. Previous experience of a similar role is essential and candidates should have experience working in similar multi-disciplinary fields (i.e. software for scientific or medical instrumentation) Experience of technology transfer and new product development will be an advantage.

Responsibilities of Software Engineering Manager

* Continuously review department capacity/demand and make resource adjustments as needed.
* Daily check-in with software engineering team to help remove obstacles.
* Resolve organizational issues to facilitate effective use of engineering time.
* Facilitate information sharing and co-ordination of software development activity across multi-disciplinary project teams
* Develop and implement company policies and standards.
* Develop, track and report on department KPI's.
* Direct and coach software engineers.
* Recruitment and retention of software team members
* Manage employee performance; conduct performance and employee benefit reviews.
* Develop processes/procedures/tools to increase department efficiency
* Provide estimates and feasibility analysis to Sales.
* Manage forecasted and actual spend for department.

Required Skills & Experience of Software Engineering Manager

Essential:

* Educated to degree level at a leading university in scientific subject
* At least 5 years' experience working in a software development role
* At least 2 years' experience in a management role
* Experience in mentoring, coaching and assisting staff with personal development plans
* Able to communicate clearly and concisely with other members of a multi-disciplinary team
* Able to deliver to deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
* Experience in development of software products for scientific or medical instrumentation
* Experience developing software to meet Quality Standards within a regulated environment, preferably for medical devices
* Experience with Agile software development methodologies

Desirable:

* Experience with version control software
* Experience with test driven development methodologies
* Experience in software and system testing, including automated tests

Location: Oxford (commutable from Reading, High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Swindon, Banbury)
Salary: £45k - £75k + Car Allowance + on target bonus + Bens
If you feel this is the position for you, or for more details, please phone Adam at Vector Recruitment or drop him an email with your CV attached


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