Head of Development

Location: London, England Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Sector: IT & Telecoms Type: Permanent
Contact: Ryan Lockyer Job Published: 18 days ago

Head of Development

Head of Development required by an international, market leading FinTech company based in London who are currently looking for a Head of Development who has previously worked within the Financial / Finance / FinTech industry, that has over 5 years experience in a similar position to take over responsibility for both local and off shore Development / Software Teams and focus on building quality teams within an Agile based Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI / CD) environment with an in depth knowledge of Design Patterns who also has experience with technologies such as C# .Net, Microsoft Stack, SQL, Atlassian (JIRA / Confluence), and more.

The successful Head of Development who has experience within Finance / FinTech will be offered an excellent opportunity to grow and progress with a rapidly expanding, contemporary FinTech organisation in London, you will receive:

  • Competitive Salary £85,000 - £95,000 Per Annum
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus (Usually between 5 - 15%)
  • Opportunity to put your own mark on the companies Development team with the help of the CTO
  • Career Progression

This is an incredible opportunity for a Head of Development (with an existing knowledge of the Financial / FinTech industry) to enter a young, growing organisation and truly created your own position within the company. You will be entering into a role where you can be at the forefront of Change and Development throughout the business, working with the CTO to efficiently bring the company forwards across the globe. This is a chance to utilise a broad skill set while learning new skills in a challenging yet rewarding environment.

As Head of Development your key focus should be towards building quality teams both locally within the UK and abroad in international office locations. You will need to focus on Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery within Agile and ensure all teams do the same. As Head of Development you will be responsible for Change Implementation, Reducing downtime and operational impact, maintaining continuous improvement roadmaps, ensuring all investigations are logged efficiently, and generally drive efficiency and excellency throughout the Development department.

Key experience needed by the Head of Development:

  • 5 Years experience within a similar position
  • Financial / FinTech Industry experience
  • Strong knowledge of Agile Methodology
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI / CD)
  • Microsoft Stack environments
  • Microsoft SQL
  • Atlassian (JIRA / Confluence)
  • C# .Net
  • Experience managing / building both local and off shore teams to a high standard
  • Strong understanding of Design Patterns

This really is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading organisation that are growing consistently, and offering excellent opportunities to make your mark on both the technology and financial industries. If you are interested or would like to find out more about the Head of Development role, please send your CV as soon as possible as this is an urgent role for my client.

Head of Development

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