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Software Development Manager

Job Title: Software Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Isle of Man
Industry:
Salary: gbp50000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH260_1382707865
Contact Name: Linda Parsons
Contact Email: Linda@prospectus.co.uk
Job Published: October 25, 2013 14:30

Job Description

We are looking for a Software Development Manager for one of our clients based on the Isle of Man.

Main duties will be to provide management, administration and leadership, to a team of 6-7 staff in order to ensure that new software is developed in a timely fashion and to agreed standards. This includes ensuring that progress is monitored and reported regularly with any deviations from plan highlighted. Also planning and allocating work in order to maximise productivity and benefit to the company.

Responsibilities:

·Monitor team performance and activity to ensure progress towards agreed targets is achieved and to recognize and report any deviation from plan promptly

·Ensure customer satisfaction through the maintenance of quality on software deliveries

·Ensure standards are met and exceeded by rigorous attention to detail

·Ensure thorough System Testing of all changes prior to user test

·Review and monitor the test instructions produced by the software team

·Ensure successful implementation of developments

·Maintenance of the development and test environments

·Motivate the team to ensure that agreed objectives are achieved

·Review and update development standards

Essential Skills:

·Team leadership skills

·A thorough understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

·Attention to detail

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

·Experience in managing a team

·Experience of system migration

·OpenInsight experience