Applications Manager

Job Overview

I am working with my client who has seen tremendous growth on demand over the past year to help them recruit for an Applications manager.This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly skilled team. Reporting to the Head of IT, the
Application Managers primary role is to manage, mentor and develop a multi-disciplined IT
development and QA team.
Responsibilities
* Lead a driven development & QA team
that builds, tests and maintains key
software solutions for the core business
function.
* Ensure all IT Applications are effectively
functioning to meet business needs and
demands
* Manage on-site and off-site
development team, database
administration and QA team
* Oversee, co-ordinate the people,
resources and processes required to
deliver new software and upgrade and
maintain existing products.
* Provide input into software
development life-cycle, improvement
and standardisation strategies
* Conduct regular check-ins and 1-1s and
think critically and creatively about their
long-term career development in line
with our development frameworks and
company strategy.
* Work closely with DBA and
Infrastructure Manager to ensure all
applications have regular health checks
and conduct systematic system audits
* Own all IT system deployments
* Manage all P1 IT incidents
* Ensure high standards of practice are
carried out by the Development and the
QA team.
* Manage and mentor team through
regular performance meetings, KPIs,
constructive feedback, training and
appraisals.
* Identify and encourage areas for growth
and improvement within the team.
* Identify and act on opportunities to
improve and update software and
systems.
* Develop and implement IT policy and
best practice guides for the organisation
* Design training programs and workshops
for staff
* Provide reporting to the Head of IT as
required.
* 3+ years' experience in a Software
Development Manager/Team lead role with
a strong background in software
Engineering & QA
* Knowledge of Linux and the Windows
Operating System.
* Experience in establishing and managing
multi-disciplined teams
* Proven track record of successfully
delivering software solutions using a range
of software and database technologies.
* Excellent communication skills to bridge the
gap between Technology and Business
functions

Skills and Experience needed:

3+ years' experience in a Software Development Manager/Team lead role with
a strong background in software
Engineering & QA
* Knowledge of Linux and the Windows
Operating System.
* Experience in establishing and managing
multi-disciplined teams
* Proven track record of successfully
delivering software solutions using a range
of software and database technologies.
* Excellent communication skills to bridge the
gap between Technology and Business
functions
* Strong leadership

If this sounds like you then please email me at with your CV and we can arrange a call.

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