Software Development Manager - Manchester

Posted 10 October by Circle Recruitment
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Software Development Manager - Manchester

Software Developer Team Leader within an agile C# .NET environment is required by a leading technology-based company in Manchester. Reporting to the Software Development Director, this is a new key hire for a brand new software launch and team. (Looking to

Technologies they use include, but are not limited to C#, and SQL using a variety of design patterns and software development techniques including domain-driven design, MVC, unit and test-driven development.

As the Software Development Manager you must have the following experience:

  • Strong C# development experience in ideally a TDD environment
  • Experience of mentoring Developers and ability to lead project
  • Some exposure to front-end technologies
  • Ability to recruit and grow a team

There is also a significant focus on continuous delivery and deployment using the latest thinking around DevOps.

As the Software Development Manager, the key responsibility is the technical aspect of a delivery team's projects.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Drive forward software development with an emphasis on building & developing a new team in the next 6 months with this a new product in the organisation
  • Work closely with architects; core team and other pillars to share business and technical knowledge.
  • Works closely with the team, business and liaises with third parties to ensure projects are planned, designed and delivered.
  • Lead a delivery team responsible for project delivery and application group.
  • Contribute to the estimation and implementation of user stories/requirements helping to shape their technical design, UX and implementation.
  • Review, update and produce system documentation as required.
  • Contribute to and maintain coding and other technical standards.
  • Take a broader responsibility in the overall design and architecture.
  • Review, implement and improve source control, build and deployments processes using industry standard tools and practices.
  • Ensure all tasks are developer and peer tested.
  • Ensure all code is stored in the appropriate source code library.
  • Perform code reviews.

My client is embarking on a new product range and this a brand-new team within an established software development department. They are looking to pay a starting salary of between £55,000 - £65,000

To apply press apply now or send your CV to matthew.leach @

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