Software Development Manager net or Java - Birmingham

£50,000 per annum
10 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Development Manager (.net or Java) - Birmingham

We have a rare and unique opportunity for an exceptional people manager with a background in Java or .Net Development to come and join our business in a key leadership role.

This role heads up our day-to-day IT Development Functions in our Public Services Partnerships technical delivery team and as a key member of the Applications Technical Operation management team you will be the service owner for all development requirements.

The role is based in our offices in Birmingham.

Who are we?

For over 25 years Capita has been the UK's leading provider of services to local government, with over 8,000 staff providing a full range of back office, middle office and customer facing services. We cover all local government operations - from customer management, HR and property development to back office processing, administration and IT. We can deliver one or two individual services, an entire function (such as finance, contact centre or HR), or an end-to-end business process. We help councils to improve efficiency, provide better services and become more commercially sustainable through a variety of frameworks, service agreements, commercial partnerships, shared services and joint venture companies. Our local government business encompasses major strategic partnerships in Birmingham, Barnet, Sheffield and Southampton, our Entrust joint venture in Stafford, our BPO services team and our development and regulatory services team.

What we are looking for;
We are looking for a candidate with a background in Software Development who has the technical and people management experience to manage 3 Development Work streams. You will be anble to evidence;

  • Previous management/ team leadership experience in a software development organisation.
  • Extensive experience working through the design, development, release cycle, and delivering software products to specified requirements.
  • Strong understanding of the software development cycle.
  • Ability to successfully work under tight project deadlines while managing multiple streams of work.

Technically some understanding of the following development technologies are required as well as understanding their roles in the product landscape;

  • Microsoft .NET technologies
  • Java technologies
  • SharePoint
  • ServiceNow
  • TSQL
  • JavaScript, HTML5, jQuery
  • Source Control
  • Software development practices (such as Agile, Waterfall and V-model)

What's in it for you?
At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment

What we hope you will do next
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