Head Of Development

Covent Garden
£55000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
12 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Head of Development - JavaScript | Agile | Java | Node Salary for this role is paying up to £85,000 Benefits Head of Development required for an award winning and rapidly growing digital agency. By combining outstanding technical knowledge and skills with a unique design approach based on behavioural insights, we help clients transform their business models. Their solutions allow our clients to deliver the best possible service, be it for the web, for mobile or for the physical world. Role Reporting to the Director of Delivery but also working closely with the Director of Strategy and Technology, you'll be an avowed technical specialist and enthusiast; always interested in the newest technology and what this means for businesses. You'll have a strong development background personally and either have full-stack or back-end development expertise yourself. You will also have a strong systems architecture capability and be able to explain architectural concepts to non-technical people in terms that they easily understand. Working entirely in Agile, with our cross-functional teams you'll also be heavily involved in developing and delivering our client projects. This role is an absorbing combination of technical hand-on development, solution and architecture design for client proposals (and proposal writing) and team management. Requirements - You'll have worked with open source technologies; you will have released your own code and contributed to open source projects on Github. - Experience in JavaScript (front and back-end) and Scala or any JVM language. - Would be beneficial to have experience in other languages including Ruby, C#, Java and others. - Use of Apache Kafka for delivering data analytics - Must have experience of working in an Agile environment. Most importantly you'll be keen to learn new ways of solving technical problems or delivering new solutions. A good understanding of trends in DevOps, automated and manual testing, continuous delivery, and infrastructure would be an added advantage. You'll need to be a committed Agile practitioner or at least be very excited about working fully in Agile. You'll have a good understanding of the commercial realities of working within a digital agency and be able to deliver the flexibility required. Salary for this role is paying up to £85,000 Benefits In order to be considered for this role please send an updated CV to (Alix) or contact on 0117 428 0600 for more information. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66863642