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Software Development Manager Java Agile

Job Title: Software Development Manager Java Agile
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/14621/A/KS/281119_1574957155
Contact Name: Java Team
Contact Email: dev.java@client-server.com
Job Published: 13 days ago

Job Description

Software Development Manager (Java Agile). Highly successful and growing software house is seeking an experienced Development Manager and former hands-on Java developer to head up three small to medium size engineering teams; two in London and one based in Valencia, Spain.

The teams are already Agile and as a Software Development Manager you will responsible for all of the processes the team adopts including the drive towards more regular / continuous deployment, staff development, hiring and other management duties. You will report into the CTO, yet still have a high degree of autonomy and the opportunity to shape the role and build a team around you.
Their product which is now in its fifth iteration is highly sophisticated and utilises state of the art graph-data and semantic modelling to provide telecommunications clients with a unique view of what are becoming increasingly complex networks, facilitating the trend towards Cloud computing and network functions virtualisation (NFV).

You'll be working in a collaborative environment with a team of intelligent and motivated software professionals.

Requirements:
*Experience as an Agile Development Manager within a small to mid-sized company, managing at least 5 developers, although likely to be less than 30 given the closeness to the technology / processes envisaged
*Considerable experience as a software developer, ideally in Java although other OO languages considered
*Expert understanding of how to manage, measure and improve Agile processes collaboratively with the development team
*Experience with CI/CD and automated testing
*Appreciation of good software architecture and able to challenge and work effectively with the Lead Architect
*Aware of the challenges in recruiting and retaining the best technical talent
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*A passion for complex, intellectually challenging problems / products. Most of the team have a minimum of a 2.1 from a red brick university
*Desirable: JIRA, Phabricator, Jenkins, Git, experience of transitioning to Continuous Delivery approach

As a Software Development Manager you will earn a competitive salary (to £105k) plus benefits.

Apply now or call for a confidential discussion about this Software Development Manager (Java Agile) opportunity.