Head of Software Development C# OR Java

Employer
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
6 May 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Head of Software Development, C# or Java tech stack, lead a team of 8, leading UK business, smart buildings

Head of Software Development (C# / Java)
Surbiton, Surrey
Competitive Salary, remote working 2-3 days per week.

Please note my client cannot offer sponsorship for VISA holders / international applicants.

Your new company
I'm recruiting a Head of Software Development for the leading Facilities and Workplace Management business in the UK. At a time when peoples relationship with their workplace has never been more relevant it's an exciting time to be joining, to help shape the future world of work in a sustainable, environmentally friendly way looking at smart buildings with a focus on data.

You'll be working from their head office location in Surbiton with the opportunity to work 2-3 days from home per week. It is therefore important that you are within 1 hour of Surrey.

Your new role
This is a hybrid position, split between ownership over product direction & core management responsibilities for a tech team of 8 (1 Lead, 2 Senior, 3 Developers and 2 QA's) You'll report into the Head of Business Systems and will be a part of the executive leadership team for the business who are all based in Surbiton.

The business has undergone a period of change recently including a complete rebrand and a rewrite of core values. The tech team has new buy-in to grow headcount, but also to modernise and invest in their systems. You'll champion this expansion and help deliver the software roadmaps.

Culturally it's a brilliant place to work and they have excellent retention rates for staff. The offices are modern and despite being undisputed UK leaders in their field, they've retained a family feel to the business with good flexibility afforded to all.

What you'll need to succeed
The team currently works with both C# and Java for projects, so it's important to have a background and comprehensive knowledge of one of these technology stacks.

At a leadership level we are not concerned with granular knowledge of specific tools/frameworks, more someone agnostic who has moved across a number of technologies in their career.

You must have managed a Development team for 3+ years and will have ideally interacted at board level with key stakeholders. You will create and introduce a continuous improvement plan to help the team progress and will ensure they subscribe to software best practice including Agile / Scrum, DevOps, CI/CD. And SOLID.

What you'll get in return
You'll join a profitable, successful company with plans to gradually add to the development team throughout the year. There's free parking for times in the office and a company laptop for home working. You'll get 25 days holiday, a good company pension, private healthcare and access to the flexible benefits package to suit your personal preferences.

What you need to do now
To be considered for this position please check the requirements and apply to this advert directly.

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