Software Development Manager

£50,000 - £60,000 yearly
  • Midland Heart
  • Bath Row, Birmingham, UK
  • Apr 19, 2018
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Are you a Software Development Manager who relishes a new challenge and is capable of establishing and sustaining an environment for both Software and Business Intelligence development to exist and succeed in one of the UKs leading Housing Associations?

Reporting to the Director of IT, the Software Development Manager will:

  • Establish and lead a team of Software Engineers and Bi Developers to build, maintain and support web, mobile, BI, ETL & Integration solutions.
  • Managing the entire development process including testing, change management and release management.
  • Drive the continuous improvement of engineering practices to improve the efficiency of development in Midland Heart.
  • Promote and ensure the use of appropriate techniques, methodologies and tools whilst contributing to wider functional policies, standards and guidelines.

Our ideal candidate will have strong experience of standardising, implementing and driving software development lifecycle methodologies and ways of working, as well as qualifications including a Degree in computer science or related discipline, formal training in the software development lifecycle, as well as ITIL training. Technical experience is a must with candidates experience in either/ or JavaScript, CSS, html5,, or SQL, all being of interest to us.

You will also be an experienced manager, who is excellent at building and developing teams which are highly competent and can deliver a broad range of services, maximising the contribution of your team and others through effective leadership.

If you are a strong leader of people with a high level of initiative, with a professional approach to continuous improvement and service delivery this could be the ideal next step in your career.

What do you get in return? Midland Heart is passionate about providing you with a great place to work alongside our CIPD award winning reward initiative. We invest in our employees by providing learning and development opportunities, alongside a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement. We value diversity; whoever you are, you will be valued and respected in your role.

To apply, please register on our candidate portal and submit a comprehensive CV supported by a covering letter of no more than 2 pages, clearly explaining how you meet the requirements of this role and which demonstrates your career achievements.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 29th April 2018

Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not accept speculative CVs and should one be submitted, we will assume the candidate is our own.


Application Deadline

Apr 29, 2018