Software Development Manager
Company: Our client are a market leader in the Online Learning & Teaching marketplace. Founded in 2010 & privately owned, they’re leading the way in providing students around the world the opportunity to advance their careers and passions by mastering new skills and abilities. Operating at a global reach, they provide a massive selection of online courses, produced by expert instructors
A rapidly expanding organization who’s unique culture inspires passion, innovation & creativeness & due to this expansion require a Software Development/ Engineering Manger to join their team in Dublin 4 (City Centre )
Key points .
� Initially managing a team of 6 developers with a view to growing the team to 10 (alongside a Designed and Product Manager )
� The ideal manager will have come from a product based company or have an excellent understanding of software as a product .
� You can come from many technical backgrounds ( Java , .Net , Python , Ruby , Scala etc. , but you must have experience working with web applications .
� A people passionate Manager – someone who really wants to develop the team to reach their full potential , a passion developing your people and innovation . (this is not a team lead or Project / Programme management role )
� Working within a specific division of the company (effectively a startup witching an established/ stable business with potential to grow revenue stream from 4% currently to over 30% in a few years , so excellent opportunity to take ownership over a growing and highly valued product / team .
� Rewards – excellent salary, equity plan alongside benefits including healthcare, dental & commuter assistance . 25 days Holidays
� You will take responsibility of the development team from the CTO.
� You will be responsible for adopting and maturing best practices.
� Manage and improve our client’s software development process
� Be involved in the Hiring and Development of Future Team Members
� Act as a role model and mentor on software development methodologies, including software design, development, testing as well as resource allocation.
� Help build great teams
� Develop web-scale applications
� Contribute to architecture, design, and technical direction and also be hold your own in a technical discussion
Skills and Specifications
� Bachelor Degree in a relevant discipline with honours or equivalent
� 5+ years Development Experience as Software Engineer/Software Specialist
� 2 + years Managerial Experience
� Web Experience for high traffic
� Agile/Scrum Methodologies
Advantageous Technical background(not essential) (the development tem are currently experienced with )
� Python/Django & AngularJS/REACT
� Experience of Gulp / Grunt Task Runner
� Good knowledge of web standards
� Strong analytical, communications and interpersonal skills
If you are happy to be represented and be put forward for this role (or would like more information) please send me CV via the link or call me (T: 01 2449520) indicating if you wish to be represented by Solas Consulting Group.