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Head of Software Development / Technical Software Lead

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bath, Somerset
  • Sector: Software Development
  • Date posted: 12/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH89797

Technical Software Lead

A sport media company based in the centre of Bath are looking to strengthen their Software Department and are looking for somebody to head this up.

Reporting directly to the CTO, you will be overlooking the work of the team that are responsible for the different channels, shops and websites whilst ensuring that these are scalable.

It is expected that you will have worked with many technologies - including working on a LAMP / MEAN stack and be an expert in version control. You will be have previously lead development teams successfully and understand how developers work.

You will be the technical expert in the company, so will be able to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in when challenges arise and lead the team by example. This is a hands on role, and the successful applicant should be willing to write code whenever necessary.

This is a great opportunity to work with a really vibrant team and really make an impact with the product moving forward. You will be working alongside some great people, including senior management that have come from Google, for example.

The software department is essentially being built from scratch, so tasks will vary and flexibility and willingness to adapt is really important. Tasks include:

  • Growing the development team and establishing a clear vision
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget
  • Ensure the team follow correct software development methodology

This role will be varied and exciting and is working for a really great company. The company are really into their sport so being outdoors so somebody with these interests will fit in very well.

If you are interested in hearing more, please apply below.

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