Software Development Manager
- Reference: CG-ITIN-13661
- Location: Reading
- Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
- Job type: Permanent
- Sector: IT
- Date posted: 22/06/2012
Capita, FTSE 100 and leading Business Process Outsourcer, is seeking a Software Development Manager to be responsible for the management of Information Management (IM) development projects throughout the full software development lifecycle and to work within and contribute to the continuous improvement of development processes and procedures.
Key areas of responsibility
•To manage development projects providing an interface between the client / PM and the lead developers
•To implement and control the software development processes on the projects
•To Mentor and guide development teams under direct management
•Assist technical architects in steering the teams technology choices, bridging the commercial and the technical decisions
•Ability to articulate technical information to both non-technical staff and highly technical staff, thus providing a conduit for information exchange.
•To have a strong technical understanding of the solution under construction and how it interacts with other connected systems
•Coordinate with all other IT Service Lines of Service to ensure that all dependencies affecting application delivery are met
•Input into the strategic training requirements for the team
•To assist pre-sales activity through expert knowledge contribution to bids, client meetings and consultation within existing clients.
•To provide input and suggestions for the improvement of development process and procedures.
•To have a strong focus on quality
So seeking applicants with the following experience and skills:
•Knowledge of the full development lifecycle
•A working knowledge of various software development methodologies, specifically with Agile
•Comfortable conversing freely at a technical level with Solution Architects, Technical Architects, Developers and Testers
•Technical background with working experience at various levels within the development lifecycle
•Comfortable liaising at all levels of the business, including external clients
•Comfortable in pre-sales environments
•Experience working within a regulated environment (i.e. ISO / CMMI)
•Experience of delivering software development projects including ideally one of the following technologies: Sharepoint 2010 or MOSS 2007
• Experience of mission-critical environments
• Experience of high availability environments
• Software Development background
• Knowledge of change management and problem reporting systems
• Skilled application of ALM tools
• Financial management
• Line management
• Effective risk management
• Design/architecture experience
Willing to undergo CRB check if successful.
Ideally the following as well but not essential:
• Prince2 or Equivalent
• Any experience of DSDM would be advantageous
• Ideally experience of high volume Sharepoint implementations
If interested apply now to avoid disappointment!
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