Head of Software Development

Location: Sutton Coldfield
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: IAT30442
Head of Software Development
A vibrant software solution business with a well-established and enviable reputation is seeking an experienced Head of Product Development to join them and take the lead on the Product Management side of the business.
This is a great opportunity to work in a vibrant culture on a high-tech product that has a genuine and long-lasting impact with its customers. The business has a huge growth mindset, so this is the chance for someone who is constantly looking to develop themselves and accept new management challenges.

The Role

As the Head of Product Development, you will work with the Management team (Marketing, Sales, Customer Services, Technology) to define the product roadmap, tech stack, architecture and scalability, and then build new software components which will integrate with the core product.
As the Head of Development, you'll have responsibility for an established, in-house team of experienced systems and software development staff, managing the entire software solution from beginning to end.
The product is currently developed using Microsoft’s C# / ASP.NET MVC / HTML5 components. The current run-time environment is Microsoft .Net Version 3.5
Future application components are being developed using C#/.NET Core 5 /HTML5/Angular (plus other web stack components)

The software and development process is managed using Azure DevOps

About You

The ideal candidate will have excellent technical, leadership and communicational skills, with the ability to show proactivity, autonomy and dedication to getting things done. You will need to be passionate and thoughtful and enjoy working in a collaborative environment, balancing business needs and technical debt.
In addition to a competitive salary, the Head of Development will receive a number of great benefits including a vibrant, modern office, relaxed working environment, pensions and healthcare to name but a few!

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