Head of Software Development/Engineering

Recruiter
Harvey Nash
Location
Manchester
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Software Development/Engineer** (Preferably Java)

Location: Manchester

Salary: Up to £80,000

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced leader in the software development space to join a growing business as a Head of Software Development/Engineering. We are looking for an energetic individual with a passion for software development.

You will be leading a motivated delivery team (c.25 people), delivering cutting edge/market leading products in the market place.

You should live and breathe technology and possess a proven track record of delivering on time, innovative software in high pressure, agile environment.

Ideally we are looking for an individual who has risen through the ranks, and has come from a software engineering background.

You will be an important member of the business, responsible for a team of 25, liaising with the CTO, product owners, testers, developers etc on a regular basis. Therefore great stakeholder management skills are required.

Essential experience:

> Experience of working at multiple levels within an international organisation, up to senior management level

> Proven experience of creating and managing multiple development teams

>Proven track record of delivery, motivating and driving results from multiple teams in high pressure situations

>Experience of successfully introduction development methodologies, tools and processes

>Strong software analysis and design skills with truly outstanding knowledge of techniques that drive separation of concerns and software re-use

>Previous experience with iterative/Agile development methodologies

> Ideally exposure to a SaaS and B2B environment

>Experience in a DevOps/Micro service environment

If you would like to hear more, please submit a CV to alex.castell

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