Software Development Manager

Location: Sutton Coldfield
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: RW56
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent
An exciting chance for a Development Manager to join one of the UK’s leading and ever-growing logistics companies with a well-respected reputation and shape the outlook of future software applications.


Role
You would head up Software Development team, helping to build and manage a rapidly growing software development, QA and support team.
You will lead and guide a team who will develop new and existing, bespoke in-house SaaS systems and applications, covering both system/platform and mobile development areas.

In addition, you will also be tasked with reviewing development best practices and introducing improved ways of working that follow best practice, to support future business growth. This position also allows the opportunity to truly shape how the software development function supports the rest of the business.


Key Responsibilities
• Management of the software development team including software engineering, QA, documentation and help desk.
• Managing software development people and processes. Including overseeing the writing of software, specifications, designs, implementation, testing, maintenance, bug fixing, documentation and customer support
• Management of hosted infrastructure and systems
• Take a leading role on the direction of future software applications, tech and more to ensure maximum efficiency of software solutions to the business
• Engage with internal and external stakeholders to ensure software solutions keep pace with business requirements


Required
• 5 years’ commercial experience within software development
• Experience leading/managing a development team
• System design experience
• Agile Methodologies

Preferred
• PHP
• Degree educated or relevant experience
• Cloud experience such as AWS or Azure

Benefits
• Remote/flexible working options
• Company pension
• Clear career progression
• Share options
• Bonus

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