Software Development Manager - Leeds

Searchbi Limited
Leeds, UK
25 Jul 2019
24 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Development Manager - Leeds


Reporting to the CIO and managing a small team of developers, this role encompasses all of the requirements of maintaining, supporting and developing internal/external applications. This role will also contribute to a number of key initiatives for the business such as a number of integration projects with new and existing customers.

We offer
  • Competitive Basic Salary (£60-65k)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + your birthday off
  • Contributory pension
  • Free city centre parking
  • Health Cash Plan - Our colleagues can claim back basic healthcare costs with their health plan ranging from optical, and dental to health and wellbeing remedies and therapy
  • Death in Service Scheme
  • My Wellness - A portal to promote our colleagues wellness, where they can access mini health checks and receive personal coaching to meet their wellbeing goals
  • Employee Assistance Programme - A telephones service available to all colleagues in time of need, support and guidance can be provided on a range of issues such a health, relationship and financial
  • My Staff Shop - provides shopping discounts across thousands of retailers and is fantastic benefit which all colleagues.
  • Excellent office facilities - including games consoles, charging zones, internet use zones with tablets provided, chill out room and canteen games tables
  • Employee incentives - Reward and recognition schemes
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Virtual GP Surgery - A 24/7 service that can be accessed via telephone or webcam, and if prescriptions are needed these can be issued privately and delivered to your choice of address

Responsibilities include:
  • Manage the development team ensuring timely delivery
  • Identify training and development opportunities within the team
  • Architect, maintain and develop internal applications
  • Work with the CIO and Lead developer to agree on architectural standards and aspirations, and make these a reality
  • Consult with non-IT staff to determine opportunities for the IT dept to develop and improve organisations systems through application development
  • Develop additional applications (C#/.NET ) in support of business activities to support growth and enhance productivity/service offerings/competitive advantage

Experience / Skills Required

  • Manging a small team of developers
  • C# (minimum 5 years)
  • Unit/Integration testing
  • Creation of highly performant, scalable applications
  • Service orientated architecture
  • Staff Mentoring
  • Experienced and confident with JavaScript Frameworks (ReactJs/VueJs)
  • Experienced and confident with ASP.Net and ASP.Net Core (C#)
  • Experienced and confident with ORMs (Entity Framework)
  • Understanding and application of principles such as SOLID
  • Eager to learn and develop with new technologies.
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Solid organizational skills to effectively manage multiple tasks in a timely manner.
  • Awareness and implementation of current and changing design principles.

SearchBI are the first choice for Business Intelligence and Agile BI recruitment business in the UK and internationally. We work with Software Houses, Partners and End Users throughout the UK and Europe. As unique specialists in this niche marketplace we have positioned ourselves ideally to satisfy the needs of a variety of clients. We understand our industry and use our expansive network to position ourselves as market leaders for all Agile Business Intelligence requirements.

Keywords - Head of Development / Development Team Leader / Development Manager / Senior Developer / Senior .NET Developer / Senior C# Developer / Lead Developer / Lead .NET Developer / Lead C# Developer / Full-Stack Developer

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