Head of Development and Solutions Design

Posted 5 February by thebigword

£above industry standard

We are thebigword; an exciting and innovative company we provide world-leading translation, interpretation and language technology solutions for many of the worlds leading public and private companies. We are seeking to attract a Head of Development and Solutions Design to play a leading role in our IT team.

You will be joining a global organisation that is committed to the development and advancement of our staff, you will discover a wealth of talent and a unique group of people who are eager to achieve great things.

This is a superb opportunity to take the lead and play a big role in the creation of exceptional solutions, as well as challenge yourself within a whole new world of possibility. Don’t miss this amazing chance to drive your career forward!

Working within a dynamic Agile/Scrum environment as the Head of Development and Solutions Design, you’ll be instrumental to the design, development and delivery of our software products.

You’ll lead teams in the production of solutions for both internal and external customers, working in C#, ASP.NET, SQL Server and WCF.

The specifics of what you’ll be doing:

  • Supporting teams to build innovative solutions
  • Ensuring the quality of products and a technical approach that matches the strategy
  • Improving the development methodology, tools and systems/service delivered
  • Recruiting, inducting, coaching and directing team members
  • Dealing with critical issues and managing incidents
  • Leading the test function
  • Managing in house and off shore teams

Interested? To be considered, you must have:

  • Hands-on experience of managing bespoke web development teams to deliver complex projects
  • Experience of designing, delivering and supporting 24x7 web solutions supporting significant numbers of customers
  • Experience of stakeholder management
  • Experience of budget management

Innovative and results focused, as the Head of Development and Solutions Design, you’ll be a strong leader with a decisive approach and the ability to influence others.

Excellent management and development skills are key, as is a creative mind-set.

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Required skills

  • ASP.NET
  • C#
  • Software Development
  • Sql Server
  • Executive Management

Reference: 34399348

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