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Artis Recruitment Ltd

Queen Charlotte House

53 Queen Charlotte St

Bristol, BS1 4HQ

Head of Software Development

Head of Software Development required by a market leading, award winning, professional services organisation based in Gloucester.

The Head of Software Development will lead multiple teams developing and maintaining quality. You will need a proactive approach and ideally have come from a hands-on background in more than one technology area, but importantly you’ll have kept up to date as you moved into management.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Take overall responsibility for the successful delivery of all software development services.
  • Ensure solutions provided are high-quality, secure, and business focussed.
  • Develop the CI/CD pipeline, ensuring rapid, first-time-right deployments across all teams.
  • Work with stakeholders to deliver best practices across the business.
  • Engage with project teams and stakeholders to deliver software on time and specification.

Ideal Background:

  • Excellent leadership, team management, and mentoring skills.
  • A hands-on software development background covering multiple disciplines:
    • Web/NodeJS/React/Angular
    • Salesforce
    • AWS
  • Significant experience with CI/CD implementation and other DevOps practices.
  • Delivery of automated testing approaches.
  • Familiarity with multiple project/engineering approaches, including extensive scrum experience.
  • Solid understanding of Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity Planning (BCP).
  • Knowledge of security best practices and intrinsically secure coding approaches.
  • High EQ communication skills, with an ability to articulate technical challenges and solutions.
  • A preference for face-to-face communication and a blend of office/hybrid working.
  • Proven ability working with project managers, delivery teams, stakeholders and executives.

This fantastic role comes with a basic salary of £75,000-85,000 p/a and is accompanied with hybrid working, 25 days holiday (With the ability to buy & sell additional days), a healthcare plan, life assurance, a generous pension contribution, volunteering days, company discounts, cycle to work scheme and free onsite parking.

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    Advertised by:

    Richard Crowcombe

    A Senior IT Recruitment Specialist with 20 years experience in the delivery of permanent staff, contractors and project teams to clients across the UK.

    TEL: 07979154556

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