Development Manager

Development Manager

Job Title: Development Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wimbledon, London
Salary: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00082056_1539359276
Contact Name: Neil Metcalf
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 12, 2018 16:47

Job Description

Software Development Manager - Established Financial End-User - South West London
A major financial organisation based in South-West London is seeking a Software Development Manager to join their company during a critical transformation programme which is expected to last 2-3 years and is the largest investment the firm has made in itself to date. Primarily users of Java and Oracle, the business is replacing many core platforms and is seeking a leader with a background in a modern 00 language who has previously working in an Agile and/or DevOps arena.
As the ideal Software Development Manager, you will have worked in detail with architects, vendors and developers in previous roles, and will have an underlying understanding of Java and/or SOA. In addition to understanding fundamental algorithms, you will follow best software engineering practices to optimise existing code and will have consistently worked throughout your career in successful application development using multiple technologies. You will also have experience of working with release teams.
This role will require you to collaborate with other development managers across the firm's multiple business units to identify common goals and deliver economies of scale, and to work with vendors to integrate new platforms and meet estimates and budgets.
The need for this contract Software Development Manager is driven by a reorganisation at board level and the current Software Development Manager being taken in a slightly different direction over the next few months. You will be working very closely with the permanent Software Development Manager.
The current development team are approximately 20 people, including 2 offshore.

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