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Head Of Software Development


Webrecruit Ireland


Londonderry, Donegal, Tyrone, Derry


Head of Software Development. Derry / Londonderry. £Very Competitive Salary DOE Plus Excellent Benefits Package Including: Private Medical Care, Medical Insurance, Contributory Pension & More. Our client was established 40 years ago and is a leading provider of innovative Electronic Point of Sale (EPoS) and Hotel Reservation Systems. They serve a range of high profile customers in the hospitality and retail sectors based throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. As they develop the next version of their exciting POS application and web-based back end, they require a Head of Software Development to join them and oversee this project. This is an incredible time to be joining our client as the next evolution of their outstanding solution is developed. You’ll have the chance to put your development skills to the test whilst enhancing your management experience and helping to take your career to the next level. With huge experience within the leadership team, you can rest assured that the company is going to continue their success and ensure you are working at the forefront of their sector. You’ll be using some great tech and taking hands-on responsibility for the coding, making this the right role in which to advance, grow and take on more. As the Head of Software Development, you will play a key leadership role in all aspects of the software development lifecycle for the new version of our client’s POS application and back end. You’ll lead and grow the Development Team and will have a lasting impact upon the development function as a whole, whilst seeing your code used in production all across the UK and Ireland. This is an Agile development team that operates across the software development lifecycle and includes the design, implementation and unit testing of software. Our client’s stack consists of a C#, .NET Framework, UI Frameworks including WPF and Xamarin, MySQL, RESTful Web APIs, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, Jira for project management and issue tracking and TFS for version control. Interested? If so, you will need: - At least five years’ post graduate development experience. - Full development lifecycle experience including Requirements, Design, Development and Testing. - Previous experience of relational database design and development (MySQL or SQL Server. - Strong knowledge of C#, .NET Framework with WPF. - A good understanding of software architectural and design patterns (e.g. SOLID and DRY) and development best practice. - Good knowledge of multiple development technologies, including HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, REST APIs and CSS. - A Computer Science degree or related discipline. Organised and team-focused, as the Head of Software Development, you’ll need strong communication, interpersonal and time management skills. The ability to work on your own initiative will be key, as will an accurate approach and the ability to work to deadlines and milestones. Experience using RDB Optimisation techniques would be beneficial to your application, as would experience of using and developing with Entity Framework. Experience developing using MVC and MVVM patterns would be equally favourable, as would experience using Bootstrap Framework. To apply for the role of Head of Software Development, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. Additional Keywords: Head of Software Development, Senior Software Engineer, Senior Engineer, Head of Development, Development Manager, Software Team Lead, Software Lead. This job originally appeared on

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261 days ago