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Senior Developer /Development Manager Technical /Lead Developer

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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 3rd May 2019
Location: Wednesbury
Salary/Rate: £39000 - £55000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Title: Senior DeveloperLocation: WednesburySalary: £39,000 - £55,000 p.a. d.o.eJob Type: Full Time, PermThe Company is a young, independently-owned, two-man home delivery business, ambitious to improve the quality of its services at every opportunity. Working with recognised online brands, they specialise in delivering bulky, high-value purchases such as furniture, electronics, beds and white goods to homeowners, most of which are purchased via retailers' websites.Job Role:To support and drive their continued growth, they have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced hands-on Senior Developer / Development Manager who will positively lead the team to deliver multiple IT and Business Change projects.You will be responsible in leading a varied team of developers and UA testers, by creating, enforcing, monitoring and maintaining quality standards across the team and promoting best practise. In addition, the role requires active participation in development, troubleshooting and system design.Internally developed software is at the heart of the business, driving all elements of operations, customer care and more. The successful candidate will be working on a suite of exciting products that includes intelligent route optimisation, native point-of-delivery applications, and an advanced microservice system architecture.Job Duties:Managing and directing a team of 11 software developersDeveloping coding standards, and best practises for the teamPromoting and maintaining high coding quality standards throughout the teamOwn systems and/or applications in terms of being fully accountable for the efficient, quality, and effective implementation of the relevant technology / roadmapProviding architectural guidance to the Technical Project Manager, IT Manager and teamEnsure compliance to solution architectural design in the implementation of projectsIdentify and mitigate exiting business risk or risks associated with solution architectureResource planning and the assignment of permanent and contract and supplier resourcesBuild relationships with Business Leads, Clients and Suppliers, ensuring scheduling alignment for delivery of the wider software and systems release scheduleEnsure all relevant stakeholders are engaged - coordinate with relevant parties for planning to ensure smooth delivery of projectsClose interaction with application design to maximise reuse of software componentsEnsure accurate and achievable production schedules alongside clear capacity planningImprove processes and relationships for resolving customer support, project and product escalationsProposing and achieving key performance indicators and reporting requirementsReduce errors and rework and implement a measurable quality improvement programmeAbility to understand and challenge estimations and proposed delivery costsIdentify and implement opportunities to flex resource between products and projectsKey Requirements:Technical acumen with significant prior experience with development technologies; keeping pace with technical innovation (ideally Python, MYSQL, PHP, AWS, Angular, Kubernetes)Expertise in building modern, scalable cloud-based SAAS solutionsWell versed with software engineering practicesA proven track record in building high-performance, enterprise applications at scale, leading and coaching teams on complex software projectsProven track record delivering software using agile delivery methodsExperience working with MVC/MVVM/MVP design patternsExperience in leading and managing software development teams, preferably in small to medium entrepreneurial companies, or ready to make their next step into a managerial role from a senior developer positionMust be able to work on parallel projects and manage pressureKnowledge of DEVOPS experience beneficialRisk and Impact Analysis - Identify and work with targets, dependencies and constraintsAbility to see the big picture, analyse complex delivery schedules and evaluate ways to meet expectationsEncourage a 'right first time' culture and implement processes to cultivate thisAble to take accountability and confident at driving actions through to resolutionStrong interpersonal and relationship skills, adept at managing a wide range of stakeholdersExperience in people management and coaching to achieve a high performing team would be an advantageExperience in managing a remote team would be an advantageExperience of working in retail and/or 3rd party logistics would be an advantageExperience of managing both on shore and off shore 3rd party supplies to cost, time and quality would be an advantageExperience of working within Jira would be an advantageBachelor's degree in computer science or related field would be a significant advantagePlease click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Developer, PHP Developer, Software Developer, Web Developer, Back End Developer, Software Engineer, Development Team Lead, Front End Developer, AWS Developer, Java Developer, Python Developer, Lead Developer, Technical Lead Developer, Angular Developer, Systems Architect, JavaScript, SQL, Python, Kubernetes Developer, Lead Java Developer, Lead Software Developer, Lead Web Developer, Software, Developer, Product Owner, Senior IT Engineer, Senior IT Developer, Senior Developer, Application Developer, Programmer, Technical Developer, Systems Developer, Junior Developer will also be considered for this role.