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First 4 Personnel (& Temp) Ltd


£55000 - £68750 per annum + Car allowance benefits

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, promote services and co-ordinate and manage co-creation projects including review of customer source code and analysis of log files
  • Manage the provision of pre and post-sales support including resolving of product/service software issues, installation and maintenance to improve product performance and customer satisfaction
  • 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
  • Web API (SOAP, WSDL, REST) in
  • Good communication skills and second European language ideal
  • 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