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Head of Software Development - Java, C, Go, Angular - URGENT

  • Location: Cheshire
  • Salary: competitive benefits
  • Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Head of Software Development - Java, C, Go, SQL, Angular - URGENT - Knutsford - Competitive salary depending on experience plus benefits including , 6% pension, 7% of salary per month to spend on flexible benefits such as retail vouchers, health care. 25 days holiday rising up to 27 days.

The role

A brand new opportunity has arisen for a highly experienced Head of Software Development (Java, C, Go, SQL, Angular) to join a industry leading business based in the heart of Knutsford. You will have a integral role in the business to lead and manage a team of software developers in an agile environment, supporting them in building innovative, industry leading software based on a micro service architecture, hosted on Amazon AWS, and written primarily in the Go programming language. The Head of Software Development (Java, C, Go, Angular) you will be responsible for the quality and technical approach taken by team members, ensuring it is in-line with the company strategy - and that projects are delivered on time and on budget. This is a hands-on role, although balance of coding/design/management is flexible depending on the candidate.

The main responsibilities on this role will include:

  • Lead and manage a team of software developers and software developers. Line management responsibilities will include technical recruitment, appraisals, 121 meetings, identifying training needs, motivating and performance managing the team
  • Drive the strategic direction of our products & services taking into account emerging and legacy technologies and proactively driving innovation
  • To review project progress and overview of the performance of all individuals in team
  • To facilitate technology and methodology decision making throughout team, including standardisation of system architecture, reusable code base development, versions of software tools, best practice, source control and deployment processes
  • Ownership of devops systems, processes and continuous improvement
  • Keep up to date and make recommendations on latest software development technologies, architectures and methodologies.

The Head of Software Developer role requirements

  • Senior level software developer with evidence of successful technical lead experience on complex bespoke software solutions
  • Advanced level knowledge/experience of mainstream programming language (e.g. Java, C, Go)
  • Senior level data experience in a high transaction volume environment (database design, expert SQL)
  • Experience in design of distributed bespoke software solutions, including API design and building fault-tolerant systems
  • Experience of leading a team of 6+ developers
  • Devops experience with capacity to define/implement/improve automated processes for the build, quality assurance and deployment of enterprise grade software
  • Experience in Go, Angular2, Docker, microservice architecture a plus but not essential.

Apply Now!

If you are a passionate Head of Development looking for an exciting opportunity that will offer you variety and the opportunity to make a real difference in a technology focused business then this is the role for you!

If the role is not suitable for you or doesn't interest you, but you know someone else that may be suited, please forward them my details, or me theirs and if we place them in this role we will reward you with £500 of high street vouchers for a retailer of your choice.

Head of Software Development - Java, C, Go, SQL, Angular - URGENT - Knutsford - Competitive salary depeending on experience benefits including , 6% pension, 7% of salary per month to spend on flexible benefits such as retail vouchers, health care. 25 days holiday rising up to 27 days.

Oscar Technology Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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  • Melissa Houghton
    Software & Web Development Recruitment
    Call:+44 161 828 8140

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