Software Development Manager

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    MAG 11954

  • Salary

    Up to €70,000

    Up to €70K

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The Role

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Our Client, a well-known communications services company leading the industry in Malta, is seeking to engage the services of a full-time Software Development Manager. The ideal candidate will be reporting to the Chief Digital Officer and will be required to lead highly talented Java and .Net teams that are responsible for the development of the Company’s internally developed systems and platforms that support a wide range of critical services.

As a Manager, you will lead all phases of the software development life cycle in order to deliver working solutions to complex business and technical problems and will be a key driver in delivering new functionality or integrating best of breed off-the-shelf platforms. You will also be responsible for the continuous improvement of the software development services, using best practices in software development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Be responsible for the various team’s pipelines ensuring Agile development practices are followed throughout;
  • Liaise with architects and development leads to ensure all development is based on best practices;
  • Provide technical leadership to the developer team;
  • Review requirements, provide estimates and assist with implementation and unit and integration testing;
  • Manage the code review process;
  • People Management of both on-shore and off-shore teams;
  • Maintain knowledge of and propose technical advances based on newer technologies;
  • Work with Enterprise Architects to develop programming guidelines/standards and ensure they are adopted and followed by the entire development team;
  • Prioritise tasks and issues successfully;
  • Ensure adequate sharing of knowledge and distribution of responsibilities to eliminate/mitigate points of failure.

The Candidate

  • 5 years+ experience in leading an Agile Development team;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT;
  • Extensive development experience in a wide range of technologies, including Java, .Net/C#, MVC, Web services and SQL;
  • Extensive experience using Scrum and Kanban as well as tools like Jira Agile, Confluence, Git, GitLab.

The Company

A well-known communications services company leading the industry in Malta by providing focused strategy to deliver a world-class service to its customers.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • A great work atmosphere
  • Opportunities for continuous personal and professional development

The Location

Malta is a small archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily. It is an independent member state of the European Union and home to a little less than half a million people. It is English speaking and salaries are paid in Euros.

Malta is extremely popular for relocations, boasting as it does low domestic tax rates, Schengen Area membership, a rich history, a vibrant and active social scene, and the highest average number of days of sunshine per year in Europe.

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