People and Process - Software Development Manager

People and Process - Software Development Manager

Job Title: People and Process - Software Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge
Salary: Market related
Reference: SoftPract
Contact Name: Hector Wheatley
Job Published: July 12, 2019 16:11

Job Description

SoCode are looking for 2 Software Development Managers for our well-known client – a technology company based in North Cambridge.

Our client is expanding their technology function by 70 heads in 2019 (similar growth was experienced in 2018) and as such the company are looking to ensure that the various things the

This is very much a people management position; you will not be directly involved in delivery. The focus of this job is to ensure that quality, best practice, and continuous improvement are maintained as the company expands. Ultimately, an agile line manager who will collaborate with team(s) and help them become the best software engineering team possible. 

Due to the nature of this role we would actually consider a job a part-time/job share so if you know anyone returning to work who might be interested let us know!

We are open to people who have not been Managers before but do have the desire to work in a role which is people and process centric. No previous experience in Electronics or Semiconductors is required.

These roles will report in to the newly-appointed Head of Software who will offer support to the successful candidates.

Essential Skills

Strong Experience and Desire to work with People & Processes
Agile / SCRUM Experience & Enthusiasm
Focus on L&D and Continuous Development Environment Improvement
Managing / Appraising / Mentoring / Coaching

Desirable Skills

Previous experience as a Software Engineer / SCRUM Master
Knowledge of C++ (not a necessity) / Ability to Code-review.
For more information or to apply - please forward your CV and we will be in touch with all potential candidates to discuss the roles further