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Software Development Manager

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Salary:

    €55,000 - €65,000

  • Contact:

    Andrius Petkus

  • Job Reference:

    7614

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry:

    2021-04-01

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Andrius Petkus

  • Skills tags:

    Java , Software development team lead

A leading company providing enhanced network security is looking for a Software Development Manager who will be reporting to the Senior Technical Architect. You will manage the software development teams to efficiently deliver high quality software applications. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, direction, and strategy for a growing software development section
  • Work closely with Project Managers and Technical Architects to establish and enhance development policies, procedures, and standards ensuring quality and consistency throughout the architecture and implementation of the code base
  • Establish the organizational capacity needed to execute the strategy
  • Recruit and train new developers
  • Delegate tasks to, organize, mentor, and motivate the team
  • Determine the need for training and talent development
  • Successfully lead a geographically distributed team, monitor the team’s performance, establishes plans for improvement, conduct progress and performance reviews
  • Work closely with the Product Owner, Sales, Marketing and other departments to understand and assist in defining the system’s functional and non-functional requirements, and create the required Service Design Package and/or any other required documentation
  • Maintains technical knowledge and understanding of the latest development methodologies and best practices

Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 years of management/leadership experience in a software development and/or other technology related organizations
  • Experience building and supporting high-volume, enterprise grade products that require high availability and quick issue response
  • Experience with Scrum methodology and Agile practices
  • Experience with microservices architecture
  • Experience and knowledge of various programming languages such as Java and JavaScript
  • Experience with various database and caching technologies
  • Experience managing teams in different geographical locations
  • Experience working with Third party software developers as an extension to the inhouse development team 
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Travel to the Company’s and partners offices is required

This position allows for remote working within the EU, UK and nearby non-EU countries in Eastern European region. Nonetheless, the company is based in Malta and local candidates or those willing to relocate are preferred.