Software Development Manager

What you’ll be doing:

The overall management and coordination of resources and processes to deliver superior information systems to the [PIAS] Group. Reporting to the Group IT Director, supervision of developers in the IT team. Close working relationship with Business Analysts & Group Technical Architect.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Management of the software development team in terms of leadership, guidance, coaching and motivation to maximise performance levels
  • Work with product owners, business analysts and technical architect to deliver high quality projects by establishing realistic schedules and budgets, that adhere to business requirements
  • Ensure that an Agile software development methodology is adequately managed in terms of technical design and implementation
  • Act as Scrum Master, assisting developers in breaking work down into manageable tasks
  • Assist developers in finding elegant, reusable solutions to technical problems in a hands on capacity
  • Ensure sufficient processes and tools are implemented to meet the requirements of the business and customers, including version control and change control
  • Ensure that knowledge is documented and disseminated across the department
  • Reporting on the development activities and projects as required by management
  • Fosters a culture of continuous improvement in all areas of technology and instils the principles of this culture into the team

Skills and experience:

  • Strong technical abilities from perspectives of both systems design and the business
  • 5 yrs technical experience in application development and system integration
  • 5 yrs experience in various IT platforms including Web applications, Oracle, SQLServer and Windows
  • 2 yrs People Management experience
  • Methodical, analytical and organised approach with an attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the Music or relevant media industry
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn on the job.
  • Data oriented personality and a people person.
  • Ability to mentor and educate.
  • Several years of experience in delivering ground breaking, disruptive solutions in fast paced industries.
  • Experience of Jira, BitBucket, Data Warehousing (SQL + Snowflake), transformation (SSIS and Matillion), data visualisations (Tableau), API Integrations (Mulesoft) and Microsoft Power Platform.

[PIAS] embraces diversity. We strive to provide a fair and supportive work environment for all our employees, regardless of their age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, or affiliation to any political party or trade union. We aim to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society and we value each of our employees for the contribution they make, both individually, and as part of the [PIAS] team. We believe in creating an inclusive environment and it’s an essential part of our culture. We expect all our employees to treat each other equally, honestly and with respect. We want to nurture a culture where diverse perspectives can help drive our company forward around the globe.