Software Development Manager

Job Description

Software Development Manager
Newcastle upon Tyne
£45k approx

As a Software Development Manager you will manage the technical delivery of roadmaps for a number of products and services, drive end-to-end product development and contribute to software product development strategy. You will be hands-on and lead a number of software engineering initiatives - which will primarily include bringing a fresh perspective to processes, building robust systems, ensuring incremental delivery of product roadmaps, upholding a strong engineering culture and mentoring the software development teams.

Key Responsibilities for the Software Development Manager:
• Work with design, quality assurance and product management to estimate and plan projects in an agile environment.
• Bring a focus to on-time delivery and the release of regular, incremental value to customers.
• Develop roadmaps for product growth and ensure their timely execution and delivery without a compromise on quality.
• Work on back-end, front-end and other associated technologies to build and maintain software products.
• Architect and develop technically robust, flexible and scalable solutions and champion their adoption.
• Ensure that the output of your software development team aligns to our agreed software development framework and associated policies.
• Keep up to date with the latest developments in software engineering.
• Innovate on and identify areas for continuous improvement within the product development lifecycle.
• Contribute to the development of and help promote a strong software engineering culture across all of our development teams.
• Collaborate with partners and external suppliers.
• Liaise with customers as required and drive a customer-centric approach across the developers.
• Manage and lead a team of Software Developers. Set clear short and long term goals and assess team and individual performance.
• Mentor, motivate and continually challenge individuals to reach their full potential.
• Be an advocate of the business in the local development community and beyond.
• Develop strong working relationships with stakeholders and manage expectations.

If you are interested in the advertised position for Software Development Manager please ‘Register your interest’ through the requested method and we will be in touch shortly with regards to your suitability for the role.

Sharpe Recruitment Ltd is a North East based consultancy, dedicated to placing professionals in rewarding jobs throughout the North of England across a variety of disciplines including Digital Media, Design, Development, Creative Advertising, Sales & Marketing, Tech & IT.

Job Skills

Software Development Manager, Development Team Lead, C#.NET, SQL, Agile, DevOps

Additional Information

  • Salary:£40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Industry:IT
  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne

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