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Software Development Manager

Location: Brighton, Brighton and Hove, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: IT & Telecoms Type: Permanent
Contact: Nick Walmisley Job Published: 24 days ago

Software Development Manager

If you have prior experience managing a Software Development environment then this role could be ideal for you. This position will require you to ensure software development activities are delivered efficiently, on-time and to scope. It will also be about providing leadership and line management to a team of in-house developers and ensures appropriate processes, toolsets and governance are implemented.

Principal Responsibilities/Duties

  • Work together with the department head to plan and execute software projects
  • Ensure that development team have appropriate specifications, direction and resources to deliver effectively
  • Ensure career pathways for all team members are mapped out, while selecting and retaining an appropriate balance of skills and experience in the team
  • Deliver plans on schedule and to expectations, working exceptions proactively to minimise slippage or overruns
  • Work with department head and business stakeholders to ensure business outcomes are effectively met by software deliveries in a predictable manner
  • Establish and maintain standards and metrics which are applied across the software development organisation in support of continuous improvement
  • Work with other members of the management team to embed Agile practices and facilitate predictable, rapid delivery of business benefit
  • Willingness/ability to remain hands-on & get into the detail of software deliveries

Essential Skills

  • Previous management experience within software development environment
  • Experience building and growing capability within a team, including previous experience of handling employee reviews, consultations, and improvement plans
  • Development experience within a LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
  • Sprint planning and leadership/delivery
  • Monitoring and reporting on progress to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience in working in an agile development team (scrum)
  • Experience of billing systems (Telecoms, MSP, ICT)
  • Experience of customer management systems
  • Experience with Laravel
  • Process development
  • 3rd party integration and APIs

This is a role that will offer the chance to work for a great organisation that can offer you a great long-term career.

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