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On behalf of my client, a leading multi-channel online retail organisation, I am recruiting a Software Development Manager to lead a growing Microsoft/.NET Software Development team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to progress within a very stable, ambitious and market-leading medium sized organisation.

Reporting to the CTO, you will manage, motivate and lead the (currently 9 strong) growing development team; assign tasks, ensure projects are effectively resourced, recruit and continue to review and deliver best practice for software coding, change, release and technology approach.

Key Responsibilities:
o Lead and manage the day to day activities of the software development team
o Oversee the systems & product architecture, development and technology platforms/solutions as delivered by the development team
o Take responsibility for the personal career advancement and technology skills training of the team members
o Resource planning, recruitment and dealing with escalated technical issues
o Translating functional/technical business requirements into application code
Represent software development in management meetings and when required, stakeholder workshops
o Produce and maintain accurate project plans and provide regular updates on progress to management
Continue to review, evolve and deliver best software development standards, technology, tools and principles
o Maintain and manage relationships with vendor supplied services and applications

Key Skills:
o 3 – 5yrs + in a Software Development Manager role
o Leadership of complex bespoke MS/.NET software development of enterprise platforms and applications
o Previously lead software development teams in Agile/Scrum software development approach
o Microsoft Visual Studio 2008/2010/2012, C#, ASP.NET, MVC, SQL Server, Sharepoint
o Front-end technology – AJAX, JQuery etc.
o Web services, REST, MVC 4, Web API
o Unified Modelling Language (UML) toolset

o Beneficial;
o Heavy, big data driven applications – Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Microsoft CRM, ERP.

Personal Attributes
o Ability to lead and motivate a team of software developers
o A passion for emerging technology and new concepts
o Present a professional image while representing the company at all times
o Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.
o Solid time management, organisational and analytical skills.
o The ability to operate whilst under time pressure and to demanding constraints.
o Provide support to other team members and value others and their opinions.
o Work as part of a team or under your own initiative, self-motivated and enthusiastic

No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation. Arcam Resources are an equal-opportunity employer and do not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law.

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