Head of Software

Head of Software
  • £80,000 - £100,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK Manchester Greater Manchester GBR M2 4JG
Job Ref: BBBH123319
Sector: Software Development
Date Added: 13 January 2023

Head of Software - Manchester (Hybrid remote) £80k - £100k + 20% bonus & car allowanceThis is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Software Manager or Head of Development, to work in quite a unique industry, leading established development teams in the delivery of globally utilised, multifaceted airport management systems.Working on a hybrid remote basis out of Manchester (1-2 days a week in office), this Head of Software role is offering a very attractive package of £80k - £100k + 20% bonus, car allowance and 11% pension.THE ROLE: You will be heading up solution delivery and advising on matters of design, architecture, enhancement, optimisation, implementation, and integration, as well as seeking out and driving continuous improvements (process etc.). Key responsibilities

  • Working with the CTO and other HOD's to define the road-map.
  • Ensure development teams are delivering high quality product and platform functionality.
  • Provide oversight on all aspects of the software engineering life cycle - from planning / resourcing to technical implementation.
  • Provide direction to the wider delivery team on the optimal approach for implementation of solutions.
  • Review functional & technical specifications, providing feedback to Architects.
  • Act as a bridge between development and other departments
  • Drive Continuous Improvement in People, Product & Process
  • Nurture your team - define short- and long-term goals for those under your management.

THE COMPANY: Part of a larger group established more than 20 years ago with over 6000 employees, this specialised division develops multifaceted integrated management, distribution and eCommerce platform systems for airport clients across the world, which help maximise revenues, increase deficiencies and service servicing passengers at every step of their journey.


  • Experience leading / managing software development teams.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Object-Oriented Programming experience, ideally with PHP 7/8
  • Good understanding of Software design patterns
  • CI/CD or DevOps environment experience
  • AWS development, including DynamoDB, Lambda
  • Confident communication skills


  • Microservices Architecture
  • Experience with applying TDD/BDD development techniques and ensuring teams adhere to them.
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Event Driven Architectures

Interested? Contact Philip Boltt at Lorien GlobalIND_PC1

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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12/02/2023 16:42:56
GBP 80000.00 100000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Philip Boltt

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