Development Manager - Birmingham

Recruiter
Erin Associates
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2019
Closes
18 Sep 2019
Ref
1240950648
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Development Manager - Birmingham, West Midlands

The Development Manager will be responsible for specifying, sizing, developing, deploying and maintaining software as well as the provision of related services in accordance with standards and agreements across your area of responsibility.
You will be part of the IT Leadership Team and have expertise and experience in leadership, development, testing and solution architecture.

Core responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for the growth and leadership of the team. Ensure that the team is always capable of executing all relevant tasks to deliver agreed solutions. Take responsibility of line management of team members including recruitment and selection of new team members.
  • Leading the planning and execution of development and delivery of each release of one or more products to a high standard. Ensure products are delivered on time, on budget and to quality. Promoting and assuring use of the agreed agile methodologies and tools
  • Support and actively maintain products that are in production. Ensure operational handover to service for day to day running of solutions.
  • Lead on innovation and design by maintaining an awareness of opportunities provided by new technologies and practices to address challenges and enable new ways of working.
  • Maintains a strong relationship with the Product Owner and other stakeholders to ensure satisfaction and expectation management.

Requirements

  • Proven track record of success in a leadership role with strong skills in people management, mentoring, and coaching.
  • Ideally have, bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • Demonstrate both competence & experience in Agile Software Delivery and Software Product Development.
  • Possess broad and deep knowledge of software development process and practice, including agile methods.
  • Solution Architecture experience, ability to drive product delivery that aligns to an overall enterprise architecture vision.
  • Strong programming and testing ability in one or more common technology stacks. Expertise in Node JS / Angular /React based solutions would be beneficial.
  • Experience in building systems for large scale users, ideally utilising cloud technology and Unix based systems.
  • Good understanding of database technologies, tools, and database design and modelling principles
  • Sound knowledge of technology and tools used in product software development
  • Exceptional written and verbal business communication skills. Stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence and persuade at all levels.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts
  • Understanding of the principles and practices of software security

The successful Development Manager will be able to drive initiatives across the department, leading from the front whilst coming from a strong Agile/Scrum background. The client is offering an excellent salary and package to attract a Development Manager / Development team lead who will be able to drive the development of complex project plans. If you are an experienced development team leader who is looking to take the next step up in your career please send your cv as they will also look at candidates who have a drive, passion and ambition to develop their career.

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This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87681351

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