Software Development Manager - ASPNet,C# Environment to £70k

Media Search Inc.
Lugg Bridge
£70,000 per annum
29 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Development Manager - ASP.Net,C# Environment to £70k + Excellent Benefits

Our client are one of the fastest growing fintech companies in the UK and are experts in their arena. They have also successfully diversified into a number of other sectors.

They are now recruiting for a Head of Development to lead the Development Team, based in the Hereford Office and providing leadership to Agile Teams based in their satellite office as well. In this role, you’ll work as part of the IT Leadership Team, driving ongoing process and performance improvements across Development and IT / Change as a whole. The Development team maintain in excess of 30 bespoke applications, and is at the forefront of developing innovative new technologies to help the company continuously deliver world-class solutions to their clients and their customers.

As Head of Development, some of your key duties will include:

Providing strong leadership to the Development / Test and Agile functions, ensuring delivery is aligned to business expectation;

Working closely with Programme, Portfolio and Product management to set expectation with the Development team;

Leading the continuous delivery of products and services to quality, time and budget ensuring quality releases

Managing product development within the software development and release lifecycle exploiting both Agile and Waterfall development methods where applicable

Defining and working within agreed SLA, OLA and KPI’s within team and to customers both internal and external to the company

Managing the development, implementation and enhancement of policies, processes and procedures that affect the organisation's short and long term goals and strategies

Identifying areas for improvement in requirements, design, testing, implementation and maintenance performed by colleagues and feed back to Stakeholders.

Motivating individuals, teams and department to achieve deadlines and goals, mentoring, directing and coaching where necessary.

You’ll demonstrate that you have:

A proven ability to manage, align, direct, motivate and coach the department and lead by example.

A proven ability to work and make decisions especially when under pressure.

Ability to tackle difficult problems in a professional and effective manner.

Extensive knowledge of software development, testing and hardware environments including networking.

Previous hands on development and test skills, in depth knowledge of development and testing best practices and current tools sets

Well-organised, detail-oriented and able to handle and effectively prioritise multiple tasks under pressure.

In return, the company offers a competitive salary, a range of additional benefits, including 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays every year. Roles in their Hereford Head Office, where this is based, benefit from their two on-site subsidised restaurants and free parking, as well as access to their subsidised gym with personal trainer.