Head of Development ( Java / Python / JavaScript )

Development & Design | £95,000 plus bonuses | Manchester




Head of Development ( Java / Python / JavaScript ) is required for a market leading ecommerce company based in Manchester / Trafford area due to the continued demand for their services and several new projects which are key investments for the business. As the Head of Development ( Agile / Scrum / Kanban ), you are responsible for, implementing and managing a variety of business critical applications across the company’s multi-channel estate.

The company have a global presence and are looking to empower females to be themselves and who they want to be through fashion. There is a generous salary on offer off £95,000 plus bonuses and a list of impressive benefits on offer for the right Head of development. Other perks include:

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays).
  • State of the art building, fun working environment, Spacious desk areas, café, kitchen areas and quiet spaces where you can plug in and work in peace.
  • Regular team and companywide social events and parties.

As the Head of Development, you will be leading a dynamic development team of around 40 developers and testers in a hands-off position.

The successful Head of Development will have the following:

  • Ten years’ experience developing software from initial concept to delivery
  • Team creation, hiring and nurturing
  • Full stack ( front end and back end) dev responsibility
  • Experienced on SDLC tools such as Target Process / Jira
  • Test, deployment and environment automation for optimum CI/CD pipelines

Desirable Skills/ Qualification for the Head of Development role:

  • Java / Python and JavaScript expertise
  • Agile-lean change advocate
  • Introduced: Agile / Kanban / Scrum(ban) / Lean / DevOps
  • Strong knowledge of AWS / Azure
  • Experience within the ecommerce industry
  • Certified Scrum Master / PO
  • Cloud Systems
  • Budgeting, planning and scheduling

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic Head of Development who is looking for an exciting and lucrative career in the ecommerce industry. If you are interested in a confidential conversation about one of our favorite clients who everyone’s wants to work for when they hear about them, then please apply through this website.

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