Head of Software Development

Salary
£110K
Sector
C Level IT, IT, Senior Level IT, software development
Location
London, Manchester
Type
Permanent
Job Ref
Head of Software Development

Are you a true software engineering expert with a proven track record in building and leading world-class engineering teams? Do you have hands on expertise in a variety of technologies? If so, you could be the candidate we are looking for!

As the Head of Software Development, you will be responsible for driving the company’s technical vision and leading all aspects of technology development according to its strategic direction and growth objectives.

Your Main Responsibilities Will Include:

Taking a data driven approach to engineering where all initiatives have metrics to help drive progress and determine success
Monitor application performance and review any application failures
Mentor and lead your team
Identify and evaluate new technology platforms that would assist the organisation achieve its objectives
Anticipate and react to major technology changes ensuring the organisation is regarded as a leader and innovator in its field
Establish technical standards and ensure adherence to them for product development and company operations
Participate in the development of the long-term development and business technology strategies
Ensuring the engineering strategy underpins and informs the wider company strategy
Create a positive culture of productivity, predictability and quality across the engineering team to deliver best-in-class products and services
Ensuring the necessary people and technological resources are made available or found to meet delivery expectations

The Ideal Candidate:

Bachelor’s degree equivalent in Computer Science or an Engineering/Science related discipline
Experience leading multiple teams, preferably across multiple locations
Good understanding of how to establish autonomous teams
You will demonstrate a passion for and understanding of existing and emerging technologies
Ability to communicate complex technical topics to non-technical people
Proven track record of development of team members, through understanding their career aspirations and having clear, well understood career paths to allow people to grow
Ability to lead full stack technical solutions, ensuring they are tested, scalable, security compliant, optimised, well documented and are using relevant coding standards
Experienced reviewing proposals, designs and specifications to ensure they are implementable, proposing suitable alternatives if necessary
Awareness of current technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices
Hands on expertise in many disparate technologies
Ability to handle multiple and competing priorities within a fast-paced environment

Salary: £110k + Benefits

Salary
£110K
Sector
C Level IT, IT, Senior Level IT, software development
Location
London, Manchester
Type
Permanent
Job Ref
Head of Software Development

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