Software Engineering Manager

Wallace Hind Selection
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a strong hands-on Industrial Interfaces & Controls software engineer ( SQL .NET C# ) who still enjoys the development aspects of the role but who also wants to influence and have major input into current and future business strategies. Management of a small off-shore team and a number of UK based contractors.

SALARY: £50,000 - £55,000 base + 25 days holidays + 11 statutory + Pension + L/A

LOCATION: Sheffield

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Sheffield, Rotherham, Chesterfield, Barnsley, Mansfield, Worksop


We are one of the world leader’s in the design and application of temperature measurement for industry. We are known as both innovators and manufacturers of high quality precision radiation thermometers and thermometer systems and our products are used extensively in applications across: steel, glass, electronics, mineral processing, power generation, hydrocarbon processing and utilities market sectors.

THE OPPORTUNITY -Software Engineering Manager

This role will definitely appeal to someone who wants to influence and have major input into current and future business strategies and who is looking to move into managing a small team but who also still loves the challenge of working in a hands-on development role.

THE Software Engineering Manager WILL BE:

> A key member of our engineering team working across the business to ensure this department adds value at the highest levels.
> A highly proficient hands-on developer; you will not only take the lead on all development projects but also be responsible for setting the vision for the development of next generation industrial software solutions.
> Able to lead our global software team, including a team of four off-shore colleagues in Bangalore and several UK based contractors, analysing real-time critical data collected from customers via the organisations range of temperature and environmental monitoring systems.
> Responsible for providing an oversight of firmware development where appropriate
> Working with the senior Directors, NPD & Product Management leadership teams as the software development expert.
> Ability to travel to oversee the team in India for one week every quarter will be essential.

PERSON REQUIREMENTS - Software Engineering Manager

> Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
> Technically gifted senior software developer (MSSQL, MYSQL, .NET, C#, Agile Methodology)
> Experience of using C++ & MFC would be advantageous
> Proven track record of success in delivering engineering software applications within a high volume data environment
> Ability to manage the complete software development life cycle, including providing a plan that meets the future needs of the customers and their markets
> Strong project/solutions management
> Previous experience of leading or coaching a team
> Willingness to dive into software environments and technical issues
> Experience with Scrum methodology and Agile practices
> Familiarity with TCP/IP communications and basic network administration
> Microsoft Expression Studio user interface design
> Used to working with and capturing very high levels of data
> Experience of working in a formal, continuous improvement environment
> Ability to manage resistance to change
> Strong effective decision making, organisational and time management skills
> Wide range of influencing skills and the ability to communicate fluently in English with internal management and clients in a language they understand
> Excellent team player with the ability to work successfully in a multicultural environment

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Principal Software Engineer, Software Development Manager, Software Engineering Manager, Senior Software Developer, Systems Architect, Project Manager, Technical Software Developer, Internal Software Developer, Manufacturing, Database Management, Agile Methodology, .NET, C#, C++, MYSQL, MSSQL,

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Tracey FitzGerald quoting Software Engineering Manager Industrial Interfaces & Controls, reference TF1704-28 to DD: +44 (0) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.