Head of Software Development

England Permanent £65,000 - £75,000
  • -Strategic opportunity
  • -Opportunity to work closely with the board to influence the technology landsca

About Our Client

The company operates in the financial and data arena.

This is a modern tech environment encompassing the following.

  • AWS
  • C#
  • .Net
  • React

Job Description

  • To provide visible leadership for the Software Engineering teams, trending positive behaviours, communicating important messages and providing a voice for the tech teams
  • Establishing the organisations Digital road-map, working with the organisation to identify the best approaches to delivering Policy and governance
  • To drive the strategic direction of the companies products & services, considering emerging and legacy technologies
  • Communicating architecture standards to all stakeholders, ensuring standards are updated and adhered to.
  • Work with your engineering team to plan and track development of all projects through delivery to production
  • Establishing and maintaining a clear governance framework that ensures continuity to the architecture strategy, principles and framework across all projects
  • To have responsibility for the approval of Components and Technology for use within the business, including chairing the Technology Design Group
  • Liaising with key Digital partners to quantify and communicate the impacts, trade-offs, risks, costs, benefits and opportunities of components from a software engineering perspective
  • Create a culture of testing and automation throughout the engineering organisation

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for this Head of Software will come from a coding background. They will have the technical knowledge to discuss in-depth technical challenges with the development team. You will also be able to translate the technical and articulate this at a senior level. The Head of Software will have previous experience managing development teams, including cloud environments.

What's on Offer

Bonus and career progression.

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