HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT GRAILS,AURELIA,RESTFUL API, SQL, AWS 60- 75K Equity London

Recruiter
JEJ IT RECRUITMENT LTD
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT GRAILS,AURELIA,RESTFUL API, SQL, AWS 60-75K+ Equity London

A successful and reputable IT organisation in London are now looking for a hands-on Head of Development to join there team. You will oversee the building and management of the companies development team as in addition to their contractors.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Developing the IT strategy of the organisation in consultation with senior management;
  • Will be responsible for the design, functionality and delivery of our new innovative web and mobile applications;
  • Directing the implementation within the organisation of IT/telecommunications strategy, infrastructure, procurement, procedures and standards;
  • Developing the periodic business plan and operational budget for IT/telecommunications to deliver agreed service levels;
  • Considering the required IT/telecommunications staffing levels, overseeing recruitment and appointment of staff, and directing training policy;
  • Ensuring that new technologies are researched and evaluated in the light of the organisation’s broad requirements.
  • Proven track record in hiring, building and managing a team of developers
  • A degree in Computer science
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Experience in working to prescribe programming languages
  • At least 5 years’ experience of managing and writing computer programmes
  • MBA degree desirable
  • UK work permit and right to abode
  • Self-motivated and able to help set and achieve deadlines
  • Enjoy writing clean, reusable code and have a passion for mobile development
  • Solid communication skills and team-working capabilities
  • Enthusiastic and fun to work with a must!

The company has a modern single page application that utilises the Grails web framework for the backend and the Aurelia javascript framework for the front end. Data transfer is being done through a RESTful API and the data is stored in a relational SQL database server side. The application is hosted on Amazon Web Services in the Europe region with automatic scaling enabled for fast scaling possibility.