Software Manager

Recruiter
Morgan McKinley
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
12 Oct 2019
Ref
1246166576
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Core responsibilities:
  • Participate in technical conversations with numerous high-profile clients in investment, commercial and retail banking, as well as insurance, asset management, Fintech and personal lending providers, who are based (or have branches) in the UK.
  • Build valuable knowledge of existing and new technologies in use by client teams, with exposure to individuals operating from software developer to C-suite stakeholder level.

Key skills and attributes:
  • You have excellent spoken and written business English, communicating clearly and concisely in phone calls and via emai
  • You can rapidly digest, record and assess technical information captured during time-limited conversations.
  • You are proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project, OneNote.
  • You can comprehensively and accurately capture business and technical conversations, ideally with a typing speed above 60 words per minute.
  • You have an interest in extending your own technological knowledge and those around you.
  • You display a personable and professional approach to providing advice and guidance to clients.
  • You consistently show outstanding time management skills, and are always punctual and reliable.
  • You can diplomatically resolve differences of opinion, and maintain a positive attitude, through use of consulting skills.
  • You can comprehensively self-review documentation and use critical thinking in a range of technological scenarios.
  • You show initiative and take a proactive approach to delivering projects end-to-end for high-profile clients.
  • You are comfortable presenting to audiences of varying sizes and seniority.
  • You are always compliant with organisational quality and risk requirements, and can assess when and where issues need escalation.
  • No prior tax knowledge is required for this role - all training will be provided in role.

In order to qualify for this role, you must have:
  • Substantial experience working in or with technology teams (preferably a mixture of industry and professional services).
  • Experience of conducting client facing conversations within a limited timeframe to capture information and provide guidance
  • A proven track record of writing structured, complex technical reports and documentation for senior review
  • Experience of managing multiple concurrent projects effectively

You will have built up a broad understanding of:
  • Software development principles, scripting languages and commonly understood technological knowledge (e.g. C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, Json, XML).
  • Established, commercially available technologies and their use (e.g. development environments, ETL tools, big data processing, database technologies, web technologies, cloud-based provisioning services, trade platforms, workflow tools).
  • Different technology project management approaches and their practical application in a working environment.

Ideally, you will also have:
  • Prior experience working with financial sector clients.
  • An awareness emerging technology trends.
  • A technology-related degree (e.g. Computer Science or similar).

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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