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Software Development Manager - FinTech

Job Title: Software Development Manager - FinTech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/15639/C/KS/150221_1613404674
Contact Name: Client Server Regional Team
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Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Software Development Manager (Java microservices Payment Cryptography) *Flexible WfH*. Are you a technologist seeking a lead role where your focus will be on growing and managing a team of highly talented software developers to deliver high technical solutions that impact the business? You could be joining a scale-up FinTech and making a real impact.

Most of the work is Greenfield development; as a Software Development Manager you'll be working across the business; liaising with other team leads to reach a common goal of producing banking software that will enable traditional banks to compete with technology driven challengers.

Your team will focus on producing software for real-time payments transaction monitoring and cryptography; you will oversee design, technical documentation, code quality and production support within the fraud and financial crime domain, including transaction monitoring, anti-money laundering alerts, and mobile device binding / profiling (using 3rd party integrations such Threatmetrix and Crytomathic).

You will provide technical leadership, mentoring and guidance and be responsible for recruiting and retaining new team members.

There's a modern tech stack encompassing Java 11, microservices, AWS, Kafka, Big Data and Cryptography.

The company can currently offer a fully remote interview and onboarding process as well as the ability to work from home fulltime for the foreseeable; when possible you'll join colleagues in the Leeds office for 1-2 days a week.

*Strong software engineering background with Java with indepth experience of designing large, distributed cloud microservices systems
*Experience of leading projects across the full development lifecycle, establishing best practices
*Experience of working on highly transactional payments systems
*Familiarity with Cryptography and 3rd party vendors (ideally Threatmetrix or Crytomathic)
*Experience of leading and recruiting high performance software development teams
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills - pragmatic, able to inspire and motivate and produce detailed technical documentation

As a Software Development Manager you will earn a competitive salary (to £100k) plus benefits.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Software Development Manager opportunity.