Software Development Manager
11th October 2019
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We have an opportunity for a software development manager working within the Integration Development team that sits within the Iceland IT Department. Reporting to the Head of IT Development. You will support Iceland's immediate application integration needs while working towards Iceland's strategic objectives in this area leveraging the Microsoft Azure landscape as an enabler. This leadership role within the Iceland IT team is responsible for leading a team of 10, made up of integration architects and developers.
The successful candidate will be accountable for the full application development lifecycle in this area. While a proven application development background is essential, there is also a focus on continuous improvement and application support. Experience of developing and supporting mission critical services is essential and an aptitude for fault tolerant application design and execution is hugely desirable. The services provided by this team are in use 24/7 and subject to the highest availability targets.
This is a leadership position within the IT team and there is an expectation that you will demonstrate an understanding of the impact and influence of this role on the broader organisational goals. In line with these management expectations you will also demonstrate strong commercial skills and total cost of ownership will influence appropriate application design and hosting strategies.
This represents an excellent opportunity for an experienced software development manager or team lead to expand their experience of cloud and serverless computing, while also broadening their business management skills
Proven track record of application development and delivery in an Agile environment.
At least 5 years proven experience of managing and leading a successful development team.
Proven and extensive experience with the following technology stack
.Net Core 2.1 or above
Azure DevOps (Source control, CI/CD, Agile)
Azure SQL Database
Serverless technologies (e.g. Logic Apps, Functions etc.)
Proven implementation experience of integration and messaging patterns
Experience of ESB platforms and associated patterns
Experience of developing and supporting mission critical applications in a retail or FMCG vertical
Demonstrable knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle
Demonstrable experience of hosting and deploying in Microsoft Azure or other prevalent public cloud.
Demonstrable experience of aligning IT and digital strategy to achieve and enable business objectives
Excellent communication skills are essential and applicable at all levels of the organisation.
Here at Iceland we offer a very competitive salary along with an excellent benefits package, we provide 25 days holiday plus 8 days bank holiday, free parking on site, 10% store discount, 30% club individual restaurant discount, a highly subsidised restaurant onsite along with a subsidised costa.
If this sounds like you and you want to come and join the Iceland team then please apply directly and a member of the recruitment team will get back to you.