Practise Lead | Software Development*Join a motivated enterprise with a strong, productive development culture.
*Wide-ranging role with autonomy
*Skunk-works style development opportunities The organisation:
Our client is a rapidly transforming national business that has undergone a purposeful change in the past few years. Along with fundamental shifts in their sector, this business has also made strategic decisions about how they interact with their customers and the fundamental technology considerations in order to serve the customer best.
This is a broad-ranging role, responsible for the oversight of all software development within the business and ultimately the quality of employee hires and software development approaches moving forward. Ensuring the environment is fit for purpose and utilising the most up to date, tools, technologies, methodologies and approaches is paramount.
To keep yourself fresh and in touch with the tools you will also be given the opportunity to help build applications within an R&D environment. Playing with new toys is encouraged in this role!
There are over 20+ developers working across a variety of agile squads with a focus around C#, APIs and various modern web technology.
Your fit for the role:
We are looking firstly looking for someone who is or has been a passionate Software Engineer/Development Manager and that more specifically enjoys supporting, mentoring, coaching and managing others to achieve more and develop themselves into world-class Software Engineers.
This role is about leadership, not "management."
Key functions for the role:
- Oversight of development skill-sets across the environment
- Development of a learning framework specific to Software Development (gamification, buddy systems, hackathons etc)
- Establishment of coding best practises
- Research and implementation of the latest tools and technologies appropriate for the environment.
Your application will be handled in confidence.
Job reference: JO-1708-46985