• Location: Manchester, England
  • Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
  • Technology: .NET Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 21st Nov, 2018
  • Reference: NFI2111GW

Head of Development (.NET) - Manchester - £90k - Expanding Software House

An award-winning software development house, with a reputation for designing cutting-edge solutions, requires a Head of Development to join the management team to help support the unprecedented growth they've experienced over the last two years.

The organisation count a number of prestigious blue-chip organisations amongst their clients, including a number of large financial services institutions and high street retailers.

As the Head of Development, you will:

  • Drive best practices to continuously improve the quality of work delivered through improved processes, standards and tools used for software delivery.

  • Work with Service and Operations to set-up and evolve a continuous integration delivery approach including automated deployment of software into production.

  • Provide deep expertise, technical authority and guidance whilst taking active ownership for the quality of development team's work.

  • Advocate good practice software engineering practices (e.g. DRY principles, TDD and BDD, continuous integration, automated tests, pair programming, code reviews).

  • Embed a culture of agile working and continuous improvement across developers and Work with the DevOps Manager to ensure there is a holistic plan for continuous integration and deployment, ensuring the right tools and processes are set-up to make this happen.

  • Collaborate with the Product Owner(s) and Business Solution Manager(s) teams to successfully implement required tools and processes.

Skills Required:

-Demonstrable experience leading Agile Software Development teams within a Microsoft Stack environment - C#, .NET, MVC, SQL Server, Azure,

-Enterprise level software delivery experience within structured development frameworks.

-Proven experience of implementing development best practices and coding standards.

-Ability to work with Senior Management team to develop development / business strategies.

As well as an extremely competitive benefits package which includes; 10% pension contribution, 28 days' holidays, flexible working, childcare vouchers, annual technology allowance etc. there will be a salary on offer of up to £90k.

For more information, contact Graydon Winter on 0191 338 7565 for a confidential discussion or email your CV to g.winter@nigelfrank.com