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Software Development Manager


  • Salary: £70,000 DOE + Benefits
  • Location: Chester
  • Contract: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Software Development Manager to join a progressive and innovative company based in Chester. The client uses the latest technology and always make their staff number one priority. The Software Development Manager will improve existing websites, implement new designs and features, as well as managing a team. You will be working alongside the best Developers in the local area. This is a brilliant time to join a vibrant and growing company which will undoubtedly propel your career!
To apply for the Software Development Manager, you should have proven experience in developing a high level of code as well as experience of managing a team.
Key Responsibilities include:

Responsible for ensuring the team live agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices that the team agreed they would use and strive for relentless improvement.
Lead all UK SAFE agile ceremonies, ensuring the teams are aligned, in control and on track. Also contribute to Global SAFE train ceremonies to maintain alignment across scrum teams and business partners
Line management of UK team members involving – personal development, coaching, holiday planning and performance
Lead the software development team of full-time employees and vendors, and inspire the team to be creative, cross-functional, and effective in our development framework
Establish, then coach and ensure developers adhere to security compliance and coding standards, framework best practices, team processes, tool sets and industry development trends
Evaluate and lead prototyping of technical capabilities from the developer community and emerging technology that would benefit the vision of the organization
Inspire and mentor junior technical resources
Coordinate environment, code promotion and environment refreshes using DevOps methodologies and tools
Ensure partnership with the Technical Architect, Information Risk, and other corporate resources to ensure product designs are feasible and that implementations align with the business strategy
Contribute to the team as needed, sometimes helping across traditional role boundaries (e.g., occasional development activities, defining system requirements / user stories, or defining and executing our testing / validation strategy)

Experience needed

REST API5+ years’ experience in technical roles on software development teams
Strong teamwork, self-management, problem-solving abilities.

Working within the Agile/SAFe framework.

Background in Microsoft .Net development stacks for legacy applications:

MVC framework
REST API development


Experience with the following technologies and standards for our latest products:

Azure Portal,
AWS Serverless Architecture,
Infrastructure as Code
Microsoft NAV Dynamics,
Full stack development

SQL, relational databases, and data modeling

Keywords: Software development manager, .NET, AGILE, SCRUM, MVC, Developer,
Contact Details: To apply please contact Jordan on 01244 434386 or email
Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies
We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy
We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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