Software Development Lead - Supply Chain/Distribution

Posted 8 October by High Profile Resourcing Ltd
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Software Development Lead - Supply Chain/Distribution

Location: Midlands/WFH

Salary: £60-75,000 + fantastic benefits + outstanding career opportunities

Our Client is a business without peer, a company that leads the way in their sector. As part of a dynamic international growth strategy they are looking to significantly develop their business in the UK. Their impressive client list includes leading names in retail, manufacturing & pharmaceuticals, and they aim to develop this further.

To assist their growth plans they are looking to recruit a Software Development Leader to add to their management team. The successful candidate will have fantastic attention to detail, strong communication skills & the ability to manage high expectations to deliver the business agenda.

Supported by industry leaders based both in the UK & internationally we are looking for a candidate who has a strong track record of success, but more importantly somebody who has an outstanding career ahead.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate to software developers and drive the team executing Application Development effectively
  • Creating and managing the development plan for Application Development projects to ensure the triple constraint for projects
  • Responsible for the software quality of the projects.
  • Liaising with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Identifying, managing and controlling the change control process both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participating with the Software manager to define and develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Acting as a mentor and leader to other developers on the team.
  • Assisting in reviewing and analysing existing application effectiveness and efficiency, and then developing strategies for improving or leveraging these systems.
  • Researching and making recommendations on software products and services in support of procurement and development efforts.
  • Designing, developing and testing enhancements and upgrades to systems and application software

The Person:

  • Degree educated, or equivalent, preferably in Computer Science, or similar
  • Proven experience in software development and/or programming design and systems management
  • In-depth experience with some mix of Java, Socket Programming, RPM Package Manager, auto-build tools, SQL and Oracle, DLL plug-in libraries in C++, pthreads, XML, XSLT and ActiveMQ
  • Proven experience in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of software solutions
  • Software project leadership and people leadership experience
  • Experienced with Java Frameworks
  • Experienced with SQL, Oracle RDMS (Rational Database Management System), TCP/IP and messaging frameworks
  • Familiarity with any UNIX OS commands
  • Must have experience with RESTful Web Services
  • Experienced with JMS (Java Message System) with emphasis on Apache MQ
  • Experienced with JPA (Java Persistence API) with emphasis on Hibernate
  • Strong knowledge of software implementation best practices and methodologies
  • Working knowledge of network and PC operating systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Able to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational, time management and problem solving skills

To apply for this fantastic career opportunity please email your CV or call for more details!

Reference: 44317761

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