Software Development Manager

Affecto Recruitment Ltd
£40000 - £50000 per annum
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We are currently recruiting for a Software Development Manager to work within a dynamic and development focused software house based in Sheffield. Our client is seeing growth due to the successful launch of a new software solution which has led to the product's implementation into thousands of businesses across the UK. This is an incredibly exciting time to join an SME with huge potential and room for development over the next few years. We are looking for a Software Development Manager who is comfortable operating in a LAMP environment, managing a small team of developers, working on various projects whilst identifying improvements in both processes and software. Duties & Responsibilities: You will be responsible for end to end software development including the initial project scope to deploying the product out to customer sites As Software Development Manager you will scope out an internal project including putting together a Project Scope Document which will be maintained and updated as the project progresses Ensuring the development team is working as efficiently as possible with clear goals, both short term and long term Delegating as much as you can whilst being ready to jump into hands-on coding if needed When crunch time comes you should be ready and able to dive in and take over some development tasks, whilst always keeping the big picture in mind and focusing on getting the project done Providing excellent communication and visibility to the rest of the management team Working closely with the Project Manager; reporting on the project status to various stake holders and basing the reports on some firm metrics Measuring progress and summarising in a way that is meaningful to the people you are reporting to Being comfortable with technologies used within a LAMP environment including new and upcoming technologies Being able to tell good code from bad, trusting your development team and mentoring when necessary Managing releases including marking the release in the code archive, preparing and testing installers, writing and distributing release notes and making sure the right people have access to the new release Key Skills Required: An experienced Manager from a Software Development background An understanding and appreciation of the PHP/Python language with the desire to learn new technologies Your application for this Development Manager role will be reviewed by Affecto and unfortunately due to the high volume of applicants for every role advertised, if you do not hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Affecto Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Agency in this instance and is an equal opportunities employer. Affecto Recruitment work in all roles within IT including Software Developers, Android and iOS Developers, Infrastructure Engineers, Test Analysts, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Database Administrators, Data Analysts, MI Analysts, BI Analysts and Embedded Software Engineers with a vast range of clients UK wide but predominantly South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire. This job was originally posted as

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