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Software Development Manager

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    Software Engineering

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    Market related

  • Contact:

    Mandy Kettle

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  • Contact phone:

    01782 719200

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Software Development Manager 

Northwest (usual flex working / home office) 


This one is all digital channels, absolutely the future of this retail business. All the investment and focus on this team's products. Reporting to the Digital Director, lots scope to influence and deliver big.

The Development Manager will have the responsibility to improve and expand the innovative online systems that serve retail customers. Whilst being responsible for realising technical requirements into digital solutions, and working alongside internal architecture and Live Services teams, the role will work hand in hand with development teams and partners (internal and external). 

As well as overseeing development, the role will be hands on when required, leading the direction of the platforms that satisfy our customers. 

 Day to day

  • Oversee development of digital channels, in line with agreed roadmap
  • Coordinate internal / external development teams
  • Collaborate with internal teams to assist with design and product delivery
  • Defining the IT Software development & testing lifecycle
  • Effortlessly switch between big picture thinking and nit-picking detail
  • Technical stakeholder for development activity involved for project scope and direction

Some more detail and what we need 

  • Previous experience in delivering online solutions, running large integration projects, and/or experience with Ecommerce or retail solutions is desirable (but not essential)
  • Experienced with software delivery techniques & tools such as Continuous Integration, Configuration Management, and Release Management.  
  • Experience with Commerce Platforms such as Salesforce, Hybris, ATG, IBM WebSphere, Ideally Salesforce Commerce Cloud
  • JavaScript / HTML / CSS / SQL / APEX / JAVA
  • MVC & Web API
  • Experience working with AWS, Azure or GCP.

This business is collaborative, with enough entrepreneurial spirit to keep things alive and moving, whilst being ordered and sensible in approach to change and the future. Absolutely future-proof as they are growing at a sustainable rate with a very loyal, long-established customer base.

Please get in touch for more info

Thank you