£55k - 60k per year
Software Development Manager
Location: Sale, Manchester
Up to £60k
Forward Role have partnered with the UK's leading provider of essential business services on their search for a Software Development Manager to join their team.
Due to continued growth within the company a development manager is required to oversee the design, development and delivery of software across multiple agile teams, therefore this will be a hands-off coding role.
Direct Reports: Lead Developers, Developers.
Reports to: Head of Engineering, Software Development
What will you be doing?
- Line manage developers from multiple squads
- Drive efficiency and quality within the engineering teams
- Maintain headcount and take on the role of hiring manager when it comes to replacing or growing the team
- Work closely with Lead Developers and Solution Architects to help coach and develop direct reports, improving their individual and collective capabilities
- Set tech OKR’s. Focussing heavily on efficiency of delivery and quality
- Address individual underperformance through supportive performance management
- Develop an in-depth knowledge of Verastar’s systems, processes, products and services
- Create excellent working relationships across the Verastar colleague community
- Hit sprint and project deadlines
- High quality releases resulting in minimal bugs being logged
- Achieve all agreed objectives
What do we need from you?
- Demonstrable background as a Development Manager/Engineering Manager
- Background of leading high performing development teams
- Experience with project management software e.g. Azure DevOps, Jira
- Excellent understanding of agile processes, particularly SCRUM or Kanban
- Demonstrable experience and exposure to CI/CD
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