Applications Development Manager - City London, finance banking

£70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits
14 Oct 2013
11 Nov 2013
MCa - FS Banking
Mauro Casali
Finance, IT, Production
Contract Type
Full Time

Application Development Manager - City London

My London based client has a requirement for a Applications Development Manager, this will report directly into Head of Development Services.

Currently running a dual platform, HP Non Stop systems & WIN C# ASP.NET providing 24/7/365 availability. A programme of work has been identified to re-engineer the software architecture implementing all services to a new stack over a 18-24 month period and provide support on both old and new stacks during this time.

This is going to be a challenge; I need someone of gravitas, strong in character in order to implement and be instrumental in change and deliver this programme.

As well as proven management capabilities, I need someone who is technically strong; java is going to be key here, as will strong experience in Linux, C#, SQL and Oracle.

The position is responsible for the management of the Apps Dev Team including it's delivery commitments. You will be an expert on technical subjects providing estimates, design and service agreements.

You will be responsible for and contribute to;

Quality of products, design, code and documentation

Technology re-architecture, development and strategies

Team resource, recruitment, line management, standards, best practice


Exceptionally strong programming skills in Java and some C# & C++

Dev background on HP Non Stop, WIN, Linux

Agile, Waterfall, OOD methods and principles, not limited to

Change & Config management


Of staff, appraises and motivates relationship with Stakeholders, senior management, resource & delivery plans.

This is a change of some significant importance, again, it will require someone of gravitas, strong character and a positive attitude, someone that is positively delivery focused and can implement change in a sometimes chaotic environment.

Salary ~£70-85K + bonus + pension, life, medical, critical, health, gym

Applications Development Manager Java, C#, ASP.NET, Linux, Oracle, SQL, HP Non Stop, architecture, code, strong technical, delivery, change

If you think you have the character and gravitas and are looking to make a break from Senior/Lead Developer to Hands-On Management with a view to a Head of role, email your CV to or, feel free to call me on 0207 928 2525.

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