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Head of Software

Role- Head of Software

Salary- £90,000 - 110,000 + Bonus 

Type- Permanent

Location- Buckinghamshire

My client works in the Telecommunications sector on the latest technology.

The Head of Software will ideally have the following skills:
  • Over 10 years relevant software development experience.
  • Proven track record managing and building small to medium teams.
  • Experience of delivering SaaS products. Experience of Cloud-native microservices preferable.
  • Experience of delivering SaaS at scale preferable.
  • Experience working in Telecoms preferable.
  • Experience of Embedded software development 
  • Prior exposure to project management.
The Head of Software role will involve:
  • Recruit, task-manage and performance-manage a high performing team of Software developers.
  • Technical ownership of all software related projects, including the design and development of small cell products in accordance with technical strategy and requirements defined by the PLM team.
  • Contribute and review requirements specifications, business and product use-cases ensuring alignment across business and engineering teams.
  • Work with the Technical Project Manager to provide ROMs, fully resourced development plans, and feeding into status reports and risk registers.
  • Responsible for a high quality technical approach taken by team and ongoing rigor, to ensure commercial grade products are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Identification of best-in-class development tools, assessing their fit within the companies development methodology.
  • Develop and refine the development process, mapping to development toolsets and the Continuous Integration pipeline.
  • Work closely with the system test team to validate products against original design requirements.
  • Manage relationships with partners, external contractors and suppliers associated with bought-in software and libraries.
  • Other duties appropriate to the post as may be assigned from time to time by Senior Management.
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.