IS Development Manager

British Gas
14 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Overview PH Jones, part of British Gas, is a provider of Gas Central Heating Service, Repair and Installations to the Social Housing market. We are now looking for an IS Development Manager to join our team. We can offer you an exciting journey with us, the opportunity to work with talented friendly people and put your skills to good use. Location: Runcorn (WA7) Competitive salary, plus benefits The Role As Development Manager you will be responsible for leading a team of Developers in the design, development, test and deployment of core applications. You will have previous experience in a development management role and be knowledgeable of the whole development life cycle. In addition, your day to day duties will include: Take full ownership of the core applications to drive the systems forward Manage day to day development tasks within an Agile environment Ensure security is to a high standard when developing new applications Performance management of the Development Team to deliver a great service Work with stakeholders to ensure projects are prioritised Design and delivery of Business Cases for Projects, with full cost analysis and breakdown Work closely with the IS Infrastructure and IS Service Desk teams to ensure that the IS Department as a whole is delivering excellent service to the business with a very hands on approach Introduce and manage common working practices using consistent tools and processes to ensure that cost-effective infrastructure services are provided across the division The Person You will have previous experience of managing a Development Team and a proven ability to motivate. In addition you will have experience in managing projects and the ability to manage change and work flexibly. Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence people are essential. We are also looking for the knowledge and qualifications listed below: Essential Solid understanding of object-orientated programming Experience in building high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications Practical experience of an agile methodology and tools Experience in preparation and production of product releases Ability to lead code reviews IIS (Internet Information Services) Transact –SQL (TSQL) SQL Stored Procedures SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services) Desirable MVC C# SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services) SFTP Server Configuration SQL Server Availability Groups Windows Failover Clustering Services Team Foundation Server 2012 Git Source Control Octopus Deploy Teamcity .Net Framework SQL Server DB duties (Performance tuning, indexing etc…) MSMQ PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document. Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button. Agencies: This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team, NO agency contact is required. Centrica operates a preferred supplier list and when required, will source candidates through these agencies. This job was originally posted as

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