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Software Development Manager | Retail Payments | London

Job Title: Software Development Manager | Retail Payments | London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: NSW/1012_1495128152
Contact Name: Nicole Wright
Contact Email: nicole.wright@parallelconsulting.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Software Development Managers | Retail / e-Commerce Payments Systems| London

I'm partnering with one of the most successful Retail & e-Commerce organisations in Europe, undergoing significant Digital Transformation, on several immediate requirements for Software Development Managers / Software Engineering Managers /Software Delivery Managers or Platform Engineering Managers who'll work directly with the Global CTO to lead strategy & initiate a range of greenfield programmes, cementing their position in the market and ensuring they continue to operate at the bleeding edge of innovation, whilst offering an unrivalled customer experience.

The role of the successful Software Development Managers / Software Engineering Managers /Software Delivery Managers or Platform Engineering Managers will be to oversee the engineers working on greenfield projects, allowing them to have a creative freedom and the opportunity to showcase their own ideas, whilst offering support and guidance.

The core responsibilities of the Software Development Managers / Software Engineering Managers /Software Delivery Managers or Platform Engineering Managers, will be;
-Responsible for team(s) technical platform design and implementation ensuring that software platforms which use scalable using modern build methods of distributed load balancing and computation.
-To incorporate Agile Methodology and maintain the highest levels of quality engineering.
-Act as a passionate Technical Subject Matter Expert (SME), capable of using your influencing skills to encourage personal development
-Develop and build a team that maintains a high level of accountability and ownership to delivering a positive customer impact and business improvement.
-To recruit, train and develop individuals and teams in order to deliver on time.

The core experience required for the Software Development Managers / Software Engineering Managers /Software Delivery Managers or Platform Engineering Managers will be;
-Previous experience of leading, coaching & developing high-performing, creative and innovative software development teams.
-Previous experience of payments systems
-A strong track record of developing and delivering large scale, distributed or complex scale platforms.
-Advanced knowledge of a coding language such as Java (Java Enterprise Edition (JEE, J2EE) Python or Scala.
-Other useful technologies/ tech skills include; ES6, React/Flux, Gulp, Webpack, Sass, Isomorphic Node.js, React JS, Ember JS, Jasmine, Docker, Vagrant, Websphere Message Broker, Apache Kafka, Apache Mesos, Linux virtualised environment, AWS (Amazon Web Services), Azure, Hadoop, Hive, Pig, ELK stack, MongoDB.
-Strong understanding of DevOps practices, Continuous Integration\Delivery and Jenkins.
-Experience with data streaming pipelines & machine learning (Apache Spark or Hadoop) would be advantageous as would a working knowledge of microservice environments and RESTtful interfaces & API's.

In return, you're being offered the chance to lead, innovate and disrupt at the top level, with a huge sphere of influence across the business and the market. You're also being offered a generous, basic salary (DOE) plus bonus and an outstanding benefits packages, including pension, private medical insurance and a range of additional benefits.

Parallel Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.