Head of Software Engineering - Rapidly expanding Software House

Recruiter
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£100000 - £130000 per annum
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Software development required to join a very renowned software company in the city centre of Edinburgh. We are looking for Software leaders who have a passion for building products within fast paced, innovate environments and an interest in utilising the latest tools and technology.

We are looking for you to manage, lead and inspire a talented team of agile developers whilst continually driving cutting edge software solutions. You will provide leadership, guidance, mentoring and career development to a very talented multidisciplinary team. Whilst not a hands-on role, you will be expected to have a strong understanding of software development architectures and also be able to provide technical leadership and guidance on software development tools, application architecture, technology and optimal development methodologies.

You should have a passion for technology - keeping up with the latest tech/trends and be able to research and understand the latest solutions in order to drive the technology roadmap across the business as innovation is at the heart of everything they do.



Key Skills and Experience:

** Knowledge and experience of the full software development lifecycle methods and tools

** Provide technical direction to the company and lead architectural discussions and design decisions.

** Experience delivering software products using an Agile methodology (Scrum)

** Product Strategy and Ownership

** Be a thought leader able to make bold changes, generate new ideas

** Ability to manage, lead and develop a team of Software Engineers

** Define Software Engineering Standards and Best Practices

** Strong Stakeholder Management - ability to influence

** Strong commercial awareness of the latest technology trends



You will be heading up a very talented team and will be responsible for building hugely innovative products. If you have a passion for technology, relish fast paced, very agile environments and are looking for genuine responsibility to deliver cutting edge solutions then I would encourage you to apply straight away or call Murray Simpson for an informal chat.

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