JOB TITLE: Software Development Manager


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Sheffield
Job Reference : 12601 NH Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 12/09/2016
 
Salary & Benefits : £45000 - £50000 per annum + car, pension, benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Software Development Manager Sheffield £45000-£50000 + car + benefits Are you looking for a strategic software development manager's role? Would you like to work for an organisation that has a unique product which makes life simpler and more efficient for all who use it? Are you a manager, team leader, lead developer or software engineer who has the drive and talent to ensure the team focus and deliver on what really matters?


Job Description

Software Development Manager

Sheffield

£45000-£50000 + car + benefits

Are you looking for a strategic software development manager's role?

Would you like to work for an organisation that has a unique product which makes life simpler and more efficient for all who use it?

Are you a manager, team leader, lead developer or software engineer who has the drive and talent to ensure the team focus and deliver on what really matters?

Do you thrive in a supportive environment where you are empowered to achieve the project goals?

If this sounds like you and you live in the Sheffield area of Yorkshire we would like you to us you CV so we can call and give you some more details on the role.


You will be working for an organisation offering a unique proposition which has been extremely well received by the ever growing global customer base. This role will suit likes a big desk, lots of modern kit, has a background in Python, and wants to help a team of talented developers get the product out the door. Leading a small development team, you`ll be responsible for the evolution of a web based software suite that is being rolled out on a global scale. This role offers really good progression opportunities due to the growth of the company and for the right person this could well lead to director level in the future.

You will be a technically astute software all-rounder who would be able to hold credibility with the team of developers who are designing, coding and debugging on a daily basis. We are not looking for another coder we are looking for a strategic leader to help the team achieve goals productively and efficiently. You will support the company by making recommendations on changes to increase quality and efficiency of the software suite and the website.

It is assumed you will have strong technical skills around Apache Server, LINUX, MySQL & Python and typical web technologies such as JavaScript, PHP and CSS. This again is so you can understand what is occurring on the projects that are taking place. You may not be familiar with all of the technologies but understand enough and can learn the rest. What is important is that from the team's perspective you are respected and so are able to provide the guidance and leadership which is needed to take the product offering to the next level.
You will help to identify the scope of the projects and then together with the team of developers take responsibility for delivering them. You will be responsible for ensuring the team has a clear set of goals to focus up on and then that they are able work efficiently to complete the design and delivery of the projects.

You will keep an eye on the cost and documentation of the work taking place to ensure the development work meets the quality and financial expectations outlined by yourself and the team. We are looking for a good people manager who genuinely cares about his team's development and progression. The company is very supportive in terms of offering training and looks to bring in developers and managers who embrace continuous professional development.

Experience that would be useful in the role.

* Linux, Apache, MySQL, Bash, Python and fundamental knowledge of the assumed web languages ranging from Javascript, CSS, PHP etc.

* Leadership, coaching and developing junior members of staff through to senior members of the dev team.

* Software Development Project life cycle experience from conception to completion.

Responsibilities -

* Functional Specifications/Designs: Design how software systems will work, in conjunction with the colleagues who understands the business requirements. Convert the 'what we want it to do' into 'how we will do it'

* Database Design: Design database tables and changes to the schema's to work with the design specifications


Bluefire Consulting Ltd is a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.
Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Bluefire Consulting Ltd pay excellent referral fees so if you know of someone who would be suited to this role please get in touch.


Job Keywords

Python, Linux, Opensource, CSS, HTML, Apache, Project, Cloud, database, manager, lead, team leader, MYSQL, design, web,



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