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Development Manager

Job Title: Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Industry:
Salary: Competitive and above market rates.
REF: Development Manager
Contact Name: Anthony Speed
Contact Email: ASpeed@woodrowmercer.com
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Description

I am recruiting for an exciting opportunity for my client based in Nottingham for several Development Managers as part of continued growth to support their very successful business.  Successful applicants will get the opportunity to lead between 1 - 5 teams.

Core responsibilities and experience required for the role:

    • Strong Java or JavaScript background ideally having supported large scale web applications.
    • Commercial experience of managing at least 1 team of developers
    • Take ownership of development and represent the development team in the product management function
    • Understand the criticality of service to the customer. Take proactive preventative steps and respond immediately and with urgency to service issues.
    • Be creativity and strive for innovation
    • Challenge your teams to achieve continuous improvement around process, methodology, quality and efficiency. Use appropriate metrics to support this.
    • Promotion of customer awareness culture
    • Have awareness and foresight to anticipate issues and foster a culture that plans for them before they happen.
    • Be accountable. Able to make timely decisions and tough calls on enterprise issues.
    • Able to deliver to demands in an agile way that meets customer demands.
    • Able to ensure technology is aligned with existing and upcoming architectural strategy.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills: (market analysis, requirements definition, competitor analysis, etc.)
    • Team player with strong experience of working with virtual teams both on and offshore
    • Be a confident communicator, able to deal with people at all levels and areas within the organisation
    • Able to identify and build talent. Able to push team members towards their goals and progress them to do bigger and better things, to the benefit of the whole company.
    • Proven experience using formal software engineering tools and methodologies, including design, development, testing, etc. Preferable experience in a strong SCRUM environment.
    • Able to inspire their team
    • Experience of cloud technologies, especially AWS, (preferred).

This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate individual that’s wants to progress their career whilst working with a first-class team for one of Nottingham’s finest technology companies.  Apply ASAP should you be interested.