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Software Development Manager

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Cloud, Infrastructure and Services, Data and Analytics, DevOps, Digital, Product and Design , Financial & Professional Services, Software Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Agile Coach, Azure Data Engineer, Front End Developer, Full Stack Developer, Javascript Developer, Microsoft Azure, Product Owner, Software Engineer, Java Developer, Kotlin Programming Language, Kotlin Developer, PHP Developer, Product Manager, React, Software Developer, .net Developers, Angular JS, Azure Devops Engineer, React Native Developer, Product Director, Developer, Engineer, Python Developer

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £130000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kamni Sharma

  • Contact email:

    kamni.sharma@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    KAM182706_1651858346

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-17

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Software Development Manager -

London, Hybrid Working, Highly Available Platforms, £120,000 per annum

Our client operates multiple marketplaces and a proprietary global auction platform with a history going back almost 100 years. They have introduced new marketplaces, innovative technology and tools to global auction audiences .

Platform technology is at the heart of our clients growth, powering live and timed auctions across multiple marketplaces and a white label offering. They offer real time audio, video and touchpoints across three major industries: industrial machinery, construction & farm equipment; art, antiques & collectables; and consumer surplus & retail returns.

They are currently seeking a Software Development Manager to join their team who will have a background in developing software for consumer-facing products, a strong technical ability, excellent organisational and communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coach, mentor, develop and inspire the engineering community including line management responsibilities. Direct reports based in the UK and external engineering partners overseas.
  • Instill a high bar for operational excellence through regular review of operational metrics with your team
  • Manage each project's scope and timeline
  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings, and daily stand-ups
  • Work with product owners to manage roadmaps and sprint backlogs.
  • Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards
  • Oversee & report on progress of development team with delivery metrics (velocity, cycle time, burndown etc.)
  • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, maintainability, scalability, resilience, performance etc.

Experience Required:

  • Experience managing engineers and a passion for people management and mentorship.
  • Knowledge of highly scalable, transactional, resilient, performant architecture.
  • High traffic, Gaming, or eCommerce retail platform experience.
  • Knowledge of DevOps (CI/CD, Pipelines, IaaC), Cloud native engineering (Azure and AWS)
  • Knowledge of NET Framework, .NET Core, C#, Kubernetes, cloud native architecture Azure/AWS, SQL, NoSQL
  • Knowledge of TDD, SOLID principles.
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)

This is a hybrid working role from Central London. For more information please send your CV to me on Kamni.sharma@lafosse.com.