Senior Software Development Manager-West Midlands!

Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Software Development Manager- West Midlands!

If you want an easy role, this it’s not for you! Our client has embarked on a serioulsy big transformation piece. We need a Software Development Manager who wants to be part of this geninue trafsfromation project, who is seeking a trouble shooting opportunity. If you are the sort of software development manage who still likes to code, this is not for you. This role is business facing and managerial and it’s all about building internal business applications.

Senior Software Development Manager

About The Role

We are looking for a Senior IT Development Manager to lead a technical delivery team in providing high quality, cost efficient business solutions to support the societies operations and strategic direction, via their customer portals. Provide leadership and guidance, and sets the direction, for IT software development teams taking responsibility for the quality of the outputs of the teams. Ensure the agreed policies, processes and standards for the function are monitored and reports compliance with internal standards. Act as a key point of escalation for incidents and problem management.

About You

A proven track record leading technical delivery teams with a solid understanding of the technologies, processes and architecture required for delivering high quality insightful solutions.

A deep understanding of the full software development lifecycle including both waterfall and agile delivery methodologies with the ability to mentor, motivate and shape high performing teams coupled with extensive experience in liaising with senior stakeholders and delivering successful change initiatives.

Extensive experience of various software delivery lifecycle methodologies (including agile frameworks and process such as Kanban and Scrum)

Experience designing and delivering solutions across multiple technology stacks, in particular web based applications, middleware platforms and common databases

Experience leading multidiscipline technology teams

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience a modern development environment having followed a development/architecture career path through to a senior management and leadership position including:

Extensive Digital experience via an on-line platform

Good appreciation of technology, modern development methodologies and good practices

Team leadership, mentoring, staff development and performance management

Stakeholder engagement, management and liaison (including both business and project)

Project planning execution and delivery

Preferred Technology Platforms

Microsoft .NET technologies


SQL Server

Client scripting langugaes

If you feel you are suitable, please apply.

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