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First 4 Personnel (& Temp) Ltd


£55000 - £68750 per annum + Car allowance benefits

How to apply for this job

Do you have strong software development experience, system design and software architecture? Been responsible for coaching and developing software engineers? Looking for a company who reward their staff and provide long term career prospects?

A Software Manager is required to lead and co-ordinate the company's software development, co-​creation and professional services strategy and team.

What will you be doing?

  • Manage overall technical quality of output from the software team this will include: code functionality and quality, system design and architecture, testing and capability
  • Manage, motivate, support and develop a small team of software engineers including recruitment to the team, and appraisals, leading by example, and producing code when necessary.
  • Visit customers to present technical capabilities, manage pre and post support, promote services and co-ordinate and manage co-creation projects including review of customer source code and analysis of log files
  • Create, lead and develop the go to market, commercial/sales model, including project scope and deliverables for co-creation strategy and tactical activities
  • Work with sales teams, to promote, manage and co-ordinate the Software Developer and Integrator Program to customers and ISV's
  • Lead the collaboration with overseas engineers and represent UK at overseas meetings

What do you need?

  • Degree in Computer Science or similar
  • A solid stable software engineering/developer background including system design and software architecture in an agile environment
  • Demonstrate experience of managing, motivating and developing a team of software engineers
  • Strong technical experience including:
    • Win and Linux/Unix
    • Visual C# .net framework
    • Shell scripts
    • TWAIN
    • Web API (SOAP, WSDL, REST)
    • Ideally JavaScript, PHP, Ruby or Perl
    • Ideally ISIS, SANE, or WIA

What's on offer?

  • You'll be joining a brand name, with strong teams, who work collaboratively.
  • Salary £55,000 - £68,750 including bonus
  • Car allowance £7280 or company car
  • 25 days holiday + BH
  • Pension
  • Healthcare and Life insurance
  • 35 hour working week
  • Good opportunities to build long term career and obtain further qualifications
How to apply for this job