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  » Posted on: 11-12-2018

Position or Job Title Head of Software Engineering
Company CV-Library Ltd
Recruiter Reference itjobspost/209165604
Position Location (City) Exeter, Devon
County/Area Devon
Country United Kingdom
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Introduction/Job Overview: This is a unique opportunity to join a highly reputable, growing business within a pivotal role as Head of Software Engineering, driving both the existing team and platforms as well as promoting innovation and cutting-edge tech. Reporting to the CEO, your position will require you to oversee and manage the software and app development whilst being accountable for the successful delivery of any other project or client work. Much of the role will require investigative and research ability to both pursue future business plans and solve present issues. You will coordinate with other teams within the business to deliver solutions to the best possible standards in line with business objectives. You will need to be experienced in leadership and management with a strong development background to be successful in this role. Responsibilities: * Overseeing all software development activity * Ensuring that compatibility and integration issues are evaluated and resolved * Manage staffing, recruitment, development and resource planning * Determine which designs are most appropriate in supporting products * Training and leading the programming team * Performing risk analysis and business concern according to ISO 27001 * Internal and external stakeholder management * Keeping up to date with and researching of technology solutions * Design and creation of platform delivery * Product demonstrations and training of other business departments * Occasional international travel Requirements: * At least 5 years of relevant work experience in a leadership role * At least 5 years of relevant work experience in a development capacity * Ideally possessing a degree with relevant certifications such as in Scrum/Prince2 etc. * Proven project management experience and success * Excellent understanding of development languages and methodologies * Ability to work as a team or individually within a high-pressure environment * Technical understanding of Linux operating systems. * Presentation skills with the ability to explain a technical product to a lay person * Leadership and stakeholder management skills * Other desirable skills such as: MARIA DB, PHP, XML, HTML, Go, Python, AWS, Node Apache/NGINX, CSS/SCSS, JAVA, JavaScript, Angular, MYSQL / MSSQL Summary/Closing paragraph This is a rare South West opportunity to join a business known for their modern and forward-thinking approach and really drive the technical team as the business grows. The role offers an extremely benefits package and a great team of people to work with. Please send your CV through asap to be considered for this role and have a confidential chat. Keywords: Development, Software Engineering, Developer, Software Development, Leadership, Scrum, Prince2, PHP, XML, HTML, Go, Python, AWS, JavaScript Disclaimer: Cathedral Appointments Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job, you accept our Privacy Policy which can be found on our website. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may hold your details on our database for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies. If you do not want us to do this, please contact us

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