Software Development Manager

West London, UK
14 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a market organisation, with a gigantic UK/ Global presence. The role is within a truly forward-thinking organisation and is a well-established household name.

We are seeking a Software Development Managers to join our client's rapidly growing their new West London office. You will be the driving force in the technical direction of the organisation with a remit to growing the Platform & Concepts Software team and defining the tools to use. You will lead and grow the technical the development function. They are looking for talented and imaginative engineers to join us in pushing our boundaries for exciting new software development roles.
  • You are experienced and capable of playing a leading role to design and develop major functional changes to existing software systems, or new ones, involving yourself and other Engineers. You make good decisions and exercise accurate judgement when choosing to build new vs extending existing ones
  • You provide guidance on design, coding, and operational best practices, and have a track-record of applying these best practices to software that you have worked on
  • You propose and proactively seek to establish best practices where none exist
  • You make high impact decisions driving, what and how software is built
  • Your decisions are often right, and you are persuasive in delivering your suggestions and ideas to your team
  • You mentor junior Engineers, overseeing their designs, code quality, and integration into a team. Your success is judged as much on your own productivity as on the positive impact you have on Engineers around you
  • Proficient in Java 8
  • Experience with one or more of: PostgreSQL and MySQL, Caching solutions (such as Redis and Guava), search engine technology (preferably ElasticSearch)
  • Knowledge of, and professional experience with most AWS services, and deeper knowledge of EC2, S3, Kinesis, CloudFront and CloudWatch
  • Asynchronous, non-blocking, functional style of programmingand experience implementing with frameworks such as Vert.x, Spring, Node.js
  • Usage and deep understanding of Docker and Kubernetes
Working within a Scrum squad, you'll refine, plan and implement user stories ensuring the quality and integrity of the platform through appropriate technology, standards and best practice.

We understand that development is important to you, this is why we will help you strive to continuously learn, develop and improve the services and your own skills.

You and your squad should relentlessly strive to simplify their services and solutions, get excited about new ideas and bring them to life and lead initiatives that drive constant improvement across our whole team.

It's not just you: Their Digital platforms and they are GROWING, with a plan to grow by 50% within the next 8-12 months. We are talking about growing a team of 100+. What are you waiting for? Apply below or ask me a questions to find out more!

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.

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