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Head of Software Development - PHP, Web, Mobile

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    PHP Development, Open Source Development, Senior Management

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    Tom Rayner

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    17 days ago

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Head of Software Development / Development Manager

Web, mobile, SaaS, PHP, NodeJS, JavaScript, HTML, Linux, MySQL

Hampshire, near Southampton, Romsey, Salisbury, Winchester

We have a great career opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Head of Software Development / Development Manager to join a long running and successful privately owned SaaS Software company.

This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside the strategic management team to deliver an exciting programme of transformation through modern development practices, team collaboration, coaching and leadership

About You

We are looking for a capable leader manager from a software background with an understanding of technical development challenges and opportunities. Software and web development will be your area of expertise and having gained experience in technical leadership you will have the experience and aptitude to manage a team of approx 20 developers.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for all software development initiatives and product delivery.
  • Lead and progress the core platform transformation project contributing to roadmap, process improvements and successful integration of change.
  • Champion technology including process, methods & best practice .
  • Drive forward new development projects to delivery within agreed timescales
  • Organise, motivate, develop and as necessary, recruit, the software development teams
  • Ensure software is appropriately configurable and customisable to meet customer needs

Skills & experience

  • Commercial experience with software and web development with progression to leadership & management
  • Technical appreciation of modern development tools& technology.
  • UX/UI Interface, PHP, LAMP, MVC JavaScript, HTML5, Node JS, JSON, Mobile Apps (iOS, Android), AWS
  • Experience working for a sofwtare product company, SaaS, Cloud, B2B.
  • Combined business, software development management, team leadership, and technology experience
  • Extensive people management experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

The company offers a competitive salary and an opportunity to play a key role in the successful progression of the company.

Hit apply or contact Tom Rayner at Spectrum IT Recruitment for more information.