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Software Development Manager Fully remote

Manchester, Lancashire
£90,000 to £110,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

A global Enterprise SaaS business, who can boast a range of FTSE100 and 250 companies as clients, have received a lot of investment, which is driving their next period of growth, which is where you come in, as they need a Software Development Manager (progression to Head of Dev), who has a background in driving architectural decisions, Java programming and ideally an expert in Agile methodologies.

The business are going on a major technology programme of work at the moment, moving from a Java 8 monolith, to a Java 17 Microservice, the front end is migrating over to Vue and they're adopting Agile principles across the entire engineering function, so you will have a fun, but challenging role to take on.


  • Manage up to 10 people. (Back End, Front End, QA's and DevOps).
  • Conduct regular code reviews.
  • Understand and implement release pipelines.
  • Oversee architectural decisions.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to ensure the wider vision is implemented.
  • Own the day-to-day management of software development.
  • Understand the design approaches used.
  • Hands-on if/when needed.

Skills/experience required:

  • Background in Java programming. (.Net is a possible).
  • Experienced in managing teams of 5+.
  • Understanding of engineering best practices.
  • Microservices knowledge.
  • Agile.

If you're keen to join a business on a journey of growth and modernisation, where you can play an integral role, then click apply today.

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  • Job Reference: 706905110-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Forward Role
    Forward Role
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: £90,000 to £110,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent