Head of IT Development

£95,000 | Kent | Permanent
Posted 16 days ago

Head of IT Development - £85,000 - £95,000 bonus & benefits
Location: Kent/London

We are currently recruiting for a Head of IT Devlopement to work for a FTSE 250 listed business.

The role will involve managing and leading technical teams as well as overseeing the Software Development process, ensuring they delivery quality solutions for the business. Manage and develop strong agile and waterfall delivery teams of up to 20/30 developers. And line manage and couch all direct reports, including all aspects of performance management, development, conduct, and recruitment.

Our client are looking for someone with experience in development of C# and/or Java web and windows, Working with offshore development teams, and experience in relationship databases e.g. MS SQL Server is essential (Oracle and DB2 advantageous).

We need someone who holds a detailed knowledge of the understanding of agile methods and processes and the capability of supporting agile teams by advising and providing guidence on opportunities, impact and risks and taking account of technical and architectual debt.

Desired experience for this role is as follows;

- Strong development background with experience in C#.Net with further exposer to workflow solutions.
- Experience working as an Internal Development Manager working on major redesign and upgrade projects.
- Experience working with offshore development teams is essential.
- Experienced using a variety of techniques and tools (Development, Team/Task Management, Source control, Quality Management) to manage and support the development team.
- Experience of strong code quality and review capability of c#.Net solutions(and other) is essential.
- Operational experience in C# and of running large projects and building robust, scalable and adaptable systems.
- Experience in Relational databases e.g. MS SQL Server is essential (Oracle and DB2 advantageous).
- Strong Software/Systems Development with knowledge of a range of languages including C# is essential (RPG & workflow/Vision/UML modeling advantageous).
- Experience setting up standards and practices for the development life cycle is essential.
- Experienced running agile teams and methodologies are essential (Agile qualifications would be advantageous).
- End to end Design and delivery experience is essential (On at least 5 projects).
- Experienced using variety of software practices, for example Test Driven Development (TDD) and behaviour-driven development (BDD) is desirable.

If you'd like to join a business at a stage of exciting transformation and growth then please apply.

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Andy Banks

01442 509 072

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