Software Engineering Manager – IT-Online

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We are looking for an experienced Software Development Team Leader to join a versatile and creative IT management team. As a Development Manager, you will lead a group of co-located developers and testers who constantly strive to find quality solutions that are delivered on time, within budget and scope, and foster a culture of quality and personal responsibility.

  • You’ll need a solid understanding of developing large-scale e-commerce platforms, experience building RESTful web applications, and an appreciation of the technical challenges developers face.
  • You will come from a background in development and have a good understanding of architectural practices. You will be an advocate of Agile engineering practices and have prior line management experience with experience in keeping highly skilled developers engaged.
  • You will be an advocate of Agile engineering practices and have prior line management experience with experience in keeping highly skilled developers engaged.
  • Successfully launch new products quickly and manage a large existing codebase.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to lead a growing team of engineers working on an ambitious development roadmap.
  • This is a hands-on role: you should expect to spend at least 50% of your time writing code or working with other members of your team directly contributing code.
  • The remaining 50% of your time will be split between architectural and strategic planning with peers and senior developers and the day-to-day management and development of the people needed for a successful and successful team.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Computer science degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Graduate degree preferred
  • Experience of technically leading a team, with a focus on a very high quality result
  • Experience mentoring and developing technical teams
  • Experience working within an Agile and DevOps team, and champion of this culture
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Python development experience in a test-driven environment (and/or at least one of the following – Java, C, C++)
  • Strong background in web and front-end development, including knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript and related libraries (React, Angular, Backbone)
  • Good SQL and MySQL experience in a high load environment
  • Significant technical experience and proven track record in architectural ownership and understanding.
  • A thorough understanding of the fundamentals of computer science, including object-oriented design and data structures and algorithms
  • Experience in developing distributed, highly transactional and available systems

Technical skills and knowledge:

  • Experience and understanding of the hierarchical responsibility of a technical team
  • Experience developing software for a highly transactional online retail platform
  • A thorough understanding of software engineering practices and best practices, including Agile software development, source code control systems, and the use of software IDEs and development and testing tools.
  • Understanding of software deployment tools, deployment processes and best practices
  • Experience working with non-SQL data stores like Mongo/Redis etc.
  • Experience working with AWS and/or Azure platforms
  • Experience building Restful API web services

Desired skills:

  • Restful
  • the Web
  • Front end development
  • Python

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