Head of Development

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    London, England

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joshua Downes

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Head of Software Development - DevOps / Microservices / Developer

Software Development Manager. Head of Development, DevOPs, Salesforce, API, Microservices, Agile, Greenfield, Automation Tools, Python, Linux, PHP, Jenkins, JavaScript, Kubernetes

My leading client are looking for a hands of technical Head of Development to join an exciting start up operation in the telecommunications industry. You will be mainly responsible for Application Development, Management and Support of all the software solutions in the company.

A key element for the successful candidate is you must be ability to be hands on coding as it is a growing company and you will set the technical level and help establish and grow the development function - Backend Coding : Python, Containerization: Kubernetes, Front End : PHP & Javascript, CI/CD Pipeline : Jenkins and Operating System : Linux - so it is a really split position.

Tech Skills

  • Hands of technical coding on the above technologies
  • Experience of Micro Services and Service Oriented Architecture
  • Experience & Knowledge of Cloud (Azure/AWS) & DevOps (Containerisation) Technologies
  • Experience & Knowledge of System Integration with APIs
  • Experience & Knowledge of Software KPIs.
  • Experience & Knowledge of microservices architecture
  • Enable successful DevOps (Agile Operations) by transition the code from Dev/ Test to Staging until Production


  • Leads the strategic design and implementation of the SDLC process and associated infrastructure, encompassing analysis, planning, design, build, test, documentation, release and ongoing support; ensures security and compliance are integrated throughout.
  • Focus on scaling the technology and devising creative/innovative ways to overcome obstacles.
  • Manage a complete software domain and onsite as well as remote teams of engineers, testers, DevOps, & product owners.
  • Help the team to deliver on timelines, organise their work, through task planning and code reviews.
  • Drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment.
  • Promoting the development of application services and managing product roadmaps for key applications, liaising with business product owners and external partners as required.
  • Work with the Architecture team to lead standardization of deployment architecture and automation across the teams.

If this role sounds of interest please send me, you profile to review and I will give you a call back to discuss in more detail