Software Development Manager- Multiple Teams

REF: 906060_1609763610

04/01/2021
  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Location: Greater Belfast

MCS Group are delighted to partner with a global development organisation to hire a Software Development Manager for their Belfast based tech hub. You will be responsible for the strategic delivery of a number of software teams alongside a team of seasoned architects in their Belfast based global development hub.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the company as they embark on a new company wide migration to AWS Cloud and expand their enterprise scale platforms.

You will have responsibility for the overall delivery and day to day operation of these rapidly expanding teams. Your input will ensure that there is effective alignment with the company programme and wider strategic goals.

Role responsibilities:

Planning, Prioritisation, SDLC and Delivery

  • Participate in Roadmap Planning to identify delivery stream Milestones and ensure clear and useful feedback to stakeholders and feed into wider programme initiatives
  • Help define project scope, goals and deliverables to support business and strategic initiatives
  • Utilise preferred planning and prioritisation tooling to capture and track deliveries, identify issues and help with roadmap and iteration planning and prioritisation
  • Ensure the team engages in a well defined SDLC that supports planning, prioritisation and delivery needs

Communication and People Management

  • Communicate to senior management and stakeholders on a regular basis, including delivering progress reports
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely, clear and concise manner
  • Lead the software team to deliver high quality and innovative software solutions
  • Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate and lead team members to their optimum performance levels and career development

Essential criteria

Education/Professional Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent industry experience

Professional Competencies

  • Experience of line management of a software delivery team

Technical Competencies

  • Enterprise system experience
  • Management experience within a software delivery team
  • Experience of delivering platforms and services across multiple teams
  • Experience of coordinating deliveries across multiple delivery teams
  • Experience of the full software development lifecycle in a technical role (such as an Engineer) in a multi-team delivery

Desirable criteria

Professional Competencies

  • Experience of Managing Teams in an agile software delivery team
  • Experience of transitioning applications and/or products from vendors or remote locations to local teams
  • Experience of delivering platforms and services across multiple teams
  • Experience of coordinating deliveries across multiple delivery teams
  • Experience of delivery in a regulated environment

Technical Competencies

  • Technical experience
  • Experience of using agile tooling to support team delivery

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Claire Grainger, Specialist Consultant at MCS Group 028 96935498 Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit MCS Group to view a wide selection of our current jobs www.mcsgroup.jobs