Head of Development - Agile / Ecommerce / Tech
£60k - £75k (Dependant on experience) + Benefits
Keywords: Head of Development, Engineering Manager, Development Manager, Lead Developer, Product Development, Front-end, Back-end, Mobile Application development
We have an outstanding opportunity for a Development Manager / Lead Developer to join my client, a leading, fast-paced ecommerce specialist in Manchester, as one of their Heads of Development.
The Head of Development / Engineering will be responsible for the management of software engineers across multiple teams, delivering highest quality software products for various departments.
Coming from a Hands-on Software Engineering background, you'll demonstrate extensive experience building high traffic, scalable, web and mobile applications as a Software Engineer and now want to focus on people management and team leadership - maintaining an environment to get the best out of your team - whilst still retaining your passion for technology, software engineering best-practice and innovation.
As our successful Head of Development / Head of Engineering, you'll demonstrate a passion for mentoring talented Software Developers / programmers and enabling them to achieve their personal development goals; identifying areas for improvement and progression and carrying out regular one-to-ones, along with building and recruiting new talent.
Coming from an Agile Delivery background, you'll have strong commercial acumen and have an in-depth understanding of priorities for the business, ensuring the team are working on the most important features and products.
Finally, you'll be Passionate about software engineering best practices, including agile, SOLID, TDD, and continuous delivery with a natural inclination to push the boundaries and research new methods!