Development Manager. MS Tech. Surrey

Posted 5 April by Michael Page Technology
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A superb position has become available for a hands on, technical lead to revamp my client's legacy, monolithic systems into a new technology stack!

Client Details

Development Manager. MS Tech. Surrey

The client are a leading financial institution that provides a number of b2b and b2bc financial products. Please note NO FINANCIAL EXPERIENCE is required!

Involved in a variety of mergers and acquisitions the client have gone on to become a true force within their respected industry and hence are now going through a massive transformation of technology change.

Description

Development Manager. MS Tech. Surrey

As the Tech lead within the software development function you will play a critical role and is accountable for the delivery of the product suites, ensuring that they are delivered on time, to budget, are of a consistently high quality and ultimately satisfy the high level business requirements.

Relationships with operational colleagues are crucial as they will be jointly responsible for formulating the product roadmaps using their expert knowledge of the customer, the market and technology.

The delivery manager is also responsible for the line and performance management of a talented team based in the local office as well contribute to with the larger group of software developers and quality engineers across the UK.

1. Product Delivery

Accountable for product development throughout the development lifecycle.

Direct and steer projects through the delivery phase and ensure features are correctly specified and planned and satisfy the business requirement.

Act as the escalation point for the software delivery teams ensuring issues are resolved or escalated as required maximising productivity.

Ensure that the product delivery lifecycle is transparent to internal stakeholders through the production and communication of appropriate reports and metrics.

2. Roadmap definition

Work closely with the relevant product managers relevant software managers to ensure that roadmaps are agreed taking into account team sizes, productivity and technical complexity.

Ensure that the agreed roadmap is implemented as per agreed timescales and costs with any deviation communicated to key stakeholders.

3. Line management/Code Reviews

Line and performance manage the UK based software development team.

4. Continual Improvement

Keep up to date with emerging development practices and tools and consider their adoption in the continual drive to improve quality or productivity.

Demonstrate a continual drive for efficiency and quality improvement while demanding the same from the delivery teams.

Profile

Development Manager. MS Tech. Surrey

The ideal candidate will come from a .Net development background but has moved into a more leadership role.

You will still be involved in the technology, more from a review, architecture and guidance perspective.

Candidates in/around the Guildford and broader Surrey area are strongly encouraged apply.

No finance experience is needed.

Job Offer

In return you will be offered a handsome base salary with a superb package and benefits.

CVs under review now!

Reference: 37526587

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