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Software Development Manager/Director (Permanent)

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire Country: UK Rate: £90k - £110k per annum + Bonus, Benefits

Development Manager/Director - Bracknell - £90,000 - £110,000 - Microsoft, Fin-Tech, Amazon Web Services, Lead, Manage

We are heavily investing in our technology team. You will have the opportunity to have a direct influence on the development process, driving innovation as we delivery new services to delight our customers and transition our infrastructure to cloud service providers. This is the time to join the business, grow your skills and become the best at what you do!


The Director of Software Development is responsible for participating in the software development strategy, delivery of all software development projects, software architecture, and staff management (reviews, bonus, vacation, etc).


  • Actively participate in determining organisational strategic direction and focus;
  • Transform high-level strategic business goals into tactical direction;
  • Ownership, definition, and implementation of a sound software development strategy to meet organisational objectives;
  • Leadership of the regional software development group, ensuring communication of organisational and department strategy and development of best practices within the development area;
  • Determine the best design for software projects such that the work done fits with established direction and does not negatively affect the ability to deliver services to its clients, ie stability, performance and maintainability of existing software;
  • Manage design and development activities of development team;
  • Communicate across departments to ensure understanding of all requirements, capabilities, time lines, and technical risks;
  • Build and inspire a team of talented developers and managers;
  • Obsessed with faster time-to-market, better quality of delivery and architectural excellence metrics;
  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments; manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile environment.
  • Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach;
  • Review performance evaluations; work with senior management on salary and bonus evaluations.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering or an acceptable combination of education and relevant experience;
  • 3-6 years of direct work experience in a software development manager capacity, experience in a similar industry preferred;
  • Advanced level knowledge of Amazon Web Services or other cloud providers capabilities;
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information to various parties including non-technical members of the organisation;
  • Demonstrated collaborative work style with the ability to effectively collaborate and work with all levels of the organisation;
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts.

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Posted Date: 16 Sep 2019 Reference: JS-SK DEV DIRECTOR Employment Agency: Salt Contact: Sean Kelly