Head Of Software Development - £75K

Head Of Software Development - £75K

Job Title: Head Of Software Development - £75K
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Salary: £75,000
Reference: 2565
Contact Name: Jake O'Regan
Job Published: April 25, 2018 15:43

Job Description

Head of Software Development – Central London/ Hemel Hempstead – Up to £75K

I am working with a leading organisation based in Central London who are on the lookout for a Head of Software Development to lead, manage and support several agile sprint teams.

This is a great opportunity for someone to work with a leading financial business who have been established for well over 50 years!

Key tasks & responsibilities:

  • To be a key member of the Senior IT Management team and contribute to the future vision of IT
  • To lead & manage a team of senior software developers & software developers. Line management responsibilities will include technical recruitment, appraisals, 121 meetings, identifying training needs, motivating & performance managing the team.
  • To review sprint delivery and monitor the performance of all team members.
  • To facilitate the smooth delivery of all projects & support delivered by the team.
  • To have a clear task list & plan for inducting new members into the team & on boarding them as quickly as possible.
  • To drive consistent standards & approaches throughout the teams.
  • To ensure that all code is well structured, clean and maintainable by the dev teams under your supervision.
  • To deliver software which is well tested & consistently error free.

About You:

  • Proven experience of leading a team of developers in a multi-site setting.
  • Experience managing near shore resources and relationships.
  • Experience managing, directing & motivating staff to deliver projects with stretching scope & objectives.
  • Proactive, self-starter & highly organised, with strong time management & planning skills.
  • Technical & Architectural experience delivering cross platform software solutions and functionality across web, mobile devices (Android & iOS) and API interfaces.
  • Experience with C#, ASP.Net, Javascript, Angular JS, Android and iOS development
  • Experience with containerisation (Docker/Kubernetes), and cloud technologies (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud).
  • Agile and LeSS experience.
  • Understanding of DevOps and CI/CD.
  • Experience within a financial services firm an advantage
  • Experience with the Atlassian Toolset an advantage

What you can expect in return:

  • Basic Salary up to £75,000 (DOE)
  • Holiday 25 days plus bank holidays. Holiday increases by 1 day per calendar year served up to 28 days.
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • *Life Assurance and Income Protection
  • *Subsidized Gym Membership
  • *Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
  • *Salary sacrifice Pension, Childcare Voucher and Cycle to Work schemes