Head of Software Development - FTSE100 - Enterprise Systems

Energon People
Sutton Green
£70000.00 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Head of Development - Enterprise Systems - FTSE100 My client is a FTSE 100 brand based in London and Surrey. They are one of the worlds largest and most dynamic business media companies and are seeking a Head of Software Development to lead and develop a talented team of developers and testers, ensuring they support their global businesses objectives. The Head of Software Development will need to identifying, developing and implementing the corporate development strategy. You will be an experienced Head of Development / Technical Lead and have experience in large scale development projects across complex multi-vendor / discipline environments. What you will be doing… Define and maintain the firm's software development strategy, methodology and approach Provide and manage development resource, tools and services to ensure all projects and work are efficiently resourced and undertaken to the agreed quality standards Ensure high quality support for existing production systems. Contribute to the application of best DevOps practices for effective Continuous Delivery Desired Skills and Experience Excellent working knowledge of development frameworks and integration technologies, in particular .Net, C#, Oracle, SQL & potentially ESB Proven track record in creating and leading development teams to deliver both project work and incremental developments Experience with off-shore development teams Strong experience of working within an Agile environment. Experience working on bespoke software solutions or products in a software house environment Proven experience of involvement in projects that have implemented new business processes and systems within an organisation. Proven experience of managing operational and project budgets. Familiarity with AWS, Linux and Puppet desirable This is potentially a career-defining role for someone looking to join a world class organisation with incredible career growth potential. This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66872670

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