Software Development Manager – Global Wholesaler

Job Overview

Our client operates our of the United States and the United Kingdom supporting customers to achieve their business goals through Wholesale Services and Practice Management Technology (Merlin).

We are now delighted to be partnered with them to support in the recruitment of a Senior Development Manager to add to their ever growing Software Engineering team.

As Development Manager you will lead the growth of the teams (currently 20 with strategy in place to reach 30), providing line management responsibility and architecture/process oversight.

This is a hands-on role in terms of architecture, people and process and we are looking for someone with a background in software development (Java preferred) experience of leading teams and coaching in terms of best-practices and process. You should have experience of working with cloud platforms (Azure preferred), a good understanding of devops principles. The teams you will manage are fully remote and distributed around the UK and Lithuania.

Main Responsibilities:

The Development Manager role is responsible for aspects of software development from technical solutions to the delivery of quality software for your customers. This includes exemplarily leadership and oversight of software development. Core areas of accountability can be defined across the following areas: Product Development, Process and Change, Release and Incident Management, Quality, Technology and Architecture and People.

Experience Required:

5+ years of engineering experience and technical architecture using Java
3+ years of team leading and/or management experience with teams up to 50 in size
Experience scaling teams, products and cloud based (AWS, GCP, Azure) platforms with a deep understanding of architecture, design, technology and devops
Entrepreneurial mind-set and experience developing software products, 'start-up' experience a plus.
Excellent man management experience – able to set objectives around projects and personal development
Excellent understanding of software development and methodologies
Experience of other languages such as Python
Experience of modern Javascript technology (React and Angular)
Experience of devops – Terraform, Docker etc This is a remote based position and our client is comfortable with the successful applicant being based anywhere in the UK.




Manchester, Greater Manchester

Full Time


Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary0- £15,000
Shortlist Never pay anyone for job application test or interview.